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Intern - Buyer

Company: Hughes Network Systems
Location: Gaithersburg
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite communication solutions. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and conducting business around the globe, EchoStar is a pioneer in communications technologies through its Hughes Network Systems and EchoStar Satellite Services business segments. For more information, visit . Follow on Twitter.
Hughes has an exciting opportunity for an Intern - Buyer to work in our manufacturing and operation facility. This position will be located at our office in Gaithersburg, MD.

  • Actively participate and assist with all Buyer activities.
  • Responsible for the procurement and on-time delivery of production material needed to support our multiple product lines, all of which are built at our factory located in Gaithersburg, MD.
  • Demand for production material is generated by an MRP system which is loaded by the Planning Department.
  • With guidance, established network of contacts and suppliers, Buyer shall negotiate pricing and delivery requirements for a wide range of electronic components.
  • Negotiations for secure supply and cost reductions with the existing supply base, as well as identifying alternate suppliers to achieve the same goals.Basic Requirements:
    • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program related to the role
    • 60 credit hours more
    • 3.0 GPA or abovePreferred qualifications:
      • Experience with SAP as our ERP system and Microsoft Office as our productivity suite.-- --#LI-BJ1
        EchoStar is committed to offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Our programs are designed to provide you with the ability to customize your benefits to best meet the needs of you and your family. Our philosophy for these programs is to support and encourage healthy living and wellness. Our benefits package covers it all-from healthcare savings plans to education assistance and more!
        • Financial: --401(k) retirement savings plan with company match; employee stock purchase plan; profit-sharing; company-paid life insurance, AD&D and disability
        • Work-Life Balance: --Paid Time Off (PTO), company-paid holidays, health and wellness events, exercise and sports facilities (locations may vary)
        • Employee Incentives: --Tuition reimbursement, employee referral program, year round employee events and community programs, discounts on Dish Network and HughesNet
        • Health: --Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Health Savings Account (HSA) with opportunities to earn employer contributions; Health Care, Dependent Care and Transportation Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)EchoStar and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. --U.S. Persons or those able to obtain and maintain U.S. government security clearances may be required for certain positions. EEO is the law.

Keywords: Hughes Network Systems, Washington DC , Intern - Buyer, Other , Gaithersburg, DC

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