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Purchasing Intern

Job Number:  43957
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Cosma Body Assembly Michigan
Job Type:  Intern/Co-op

New Hudson, MI, US, 48165



Job Number: 43957 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Cosma Body Assembly Michigan 
Job Type: Intern/Co-op 
Location: New Hudson 


Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


Position Summary

The Purchasing Intern assists in developing, maintaining and investigating potential new suppliers as well as current suppliers for new and existing programs. The Purchasing Intern will create material requisitions, purchase orders, request for quotations and assist/work with various departments within the division to ensure all production requirements are met. The Purchasing Intern assists in the process of sourcing raw material, components, and services from suppliers based upon best overall value.   

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage customer steel resale programs, contract management, billing summary, and dispute resolution with assistance from Program Buyer and Purchasing Manager
  • Maintain Quarterly pricing updates for CRU pricing material
  • Maintain the ERP system to be accurate all times relating to parts, suppliers, and pricing.
  • Expedite/follow up on requirements as necessary
  • Monitor supplier performance for delivery, quality and commercial on a monthly basis
  • Actively participate in review meetings to ensure the successful launch of new products, processes and tools as required
  • Filing of all production purchase orders
  • Issuing production related purchase orders

Required Skills & Experience

  • College/University classes working towards a degree in Purchasing, Materials or Business discipline and/or equivalent work experience
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products
  • Able to prepare, read and interpret written reports, correspondence, instructions, procedures and guidelines
  • Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, employees, suppliers and customers
  • Able to manage and schedule multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Able to work flexible hours and overtime

Additional Information

A valid passport which allows the Purchasing Intern to travel to attend customer and potential integrator/supplier meetings may be necessary. Some day travel and overtime may be required to meet customer expectations. 

The Purchasing Intern works in an office environment but may be exposed to some elements such as temperature and noise during time spent in the plant.

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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