Part Time Entry Level Procurement Support Intern Go back to job listings

American International Contractors, Inc (AICI ) has established itself as one of the leading American construction firms in the Middle East, Northern Africa and Europe. Our major clients include U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of State and US Agency for International Development (USAID). We continue to win important contracts and projects throughout the region and require quality personnel to meet our corporate goals. We have a culture of innovation where our employees can make a difference and are looking for dynamic individuals to come and join our team. Our employees are our most valuable resource, and we strive to ensure that every one of them is treated as such. 

AICI is seeking a part-time Procurement and Engineering Intern to assist the Procurement Engineering Design Manager on all US material procurement efforts for multiple international projects. This person should be highly motivated and able to multi-task. Estimated initial hours are expected to be around 16 hours/week with the possibility of increased hours dependent on workload.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the preparation of project deliverables and preparation of RFQ packages
  • Tracks the status of requisitions, contracts, orders, and shipments
  • Contacts suppliers in order to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other problems
  • Prepares, maintains, and reviews procurement files and reports
  • Maintains and updates portfolio of approved suppliers
  • Develop and maintain supplier, subcontractor, and client relations
  • Copy, scan, and file invoices and other engineering documents
  • Performs any other related duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Enrolled in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil) or Construction degree program from an accredited institution
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected
  • Excellent computer skills, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent planning, organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Works independently
  • Ability to multitask
  • Courteous, professional, diplomatic.  High level of confidentiality
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

PHYSICAL JOB DEMANDS:  Reaching above and below, stooping and bending.  Lifting/carrying/moving 1 to 15 pounds of weight in the form of paper, boxes, files, etc.  Manual dexterity to operate office equipment, filing, and perform specialized skills.  Requires a high degree of concentration in a busy office environment.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Office environment.  Flexibility with hours is required.

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by individuals assigned this position.  They are not exhaustive lists of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, physical job demands and working conditions associated with the position.

                                                                                                  

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