Purchasing Intern
Hagerstown, MD 
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Job/Internship Description


The Access segment consists of the JLG and Jerr-Dan business units. At JLG, we are committed to being the provider of choice worldwide for access equipment. The Company's diverse product portfolio includes leading brands such as JLG aerial work platforms and JLG SkyTrak and telescopic forklifts. For 30 years, Jerr-Dan has redefined the towing industry. Jerr-Dan tow trucks, whether it be wreckers or carriers, have a proven track record in vehicle recovery.

Oshkosh Access is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 500, multi-billion dollar company. At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them.


Assist with multiple levels of purchasing within the corporation.


1. Assist in the areas of Strategic Purchasing, Global Sourcing, and Operational duties within the various Purchasing departments throughout the corporation.

2. Expedite purchase orders.

3. Send request for quotes.

a. Gather and compile necessary information in order to request quotes from suppliers.

b. Extract data from JDE/SAS and other divisions.

c. Download drawings.

4. Communicate with venders to confirm shipments.

5. Consult with sales individuals, accounting and finance, engineers, and warehouse personnel to ensure correct transfer of information.

6. Maintain vendor accounts (work into gaining own personal vendor accounts after becoming comfortable with J.D. Edwards systems).

7. Provide support to Buyers and Purchasing Agents in the procurement of goods and services from suppliers.


  • Student working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting/Finance, Operations Management, Economics, Industrial Engineering, or related field for entire duration of internship.


  • GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment while working independently and efficiently.
  • Ability to prioritize work load to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all employees and applicants. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Any employee or applicant for employment who is qualified under the applicable regulations will be covered under our affirmative action program. Submission of this information is voluntary, will be kept confidential, and is not a requirement for employment.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
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