Purchasing Assistant Intern

Universal Screen Arts, Inc. - Hudson, OH


Who we are:

Universal Screen Arts, Inc. is a rapidly growing multi-company retailer located in historic Hudson, OH that specializes in marketing gifts, apparel, multi-media, home décor and more direct to the consumer through our catalogs, websites, and social media. The Universal family of brands reaches a broad spectrum of consumers due to the product lines’ diversity, uniqueness, exclusiveness and personalization. We pride ourselves on building a team of experienced and talented employees who are passionate about what they do.

What we need:

We are looking for a Purchasing Assistant Intern, to assist the purchasing agents in the day to day operations of tracking, ordering and maintenance of orders and products through December 2019.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Track daily shipping logs, GTS, FedEx and UPS and update order dates.
  • Follow up with vendors on late dates and unconfirmed orders for merchandise analysts.
  • Handle clerical duties for department such as shipping samples back to vendors.
  • Contact vendors on behalf of merchandise analysts for product questions or special orders/parts for customers.
  • Print and run reports as requested.
  • Update vendor compliance list and file signed vendor sheets and insurance forms.
  • Create SKU’s
  • Master SKU builds and SKU maintenance
  • Maintain spreadsheets and order tracking


  • Prefer experience in retail purchasing
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and projects as well as able to work under pressure to meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Self-motivated with the ability to perform in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Extreme attention to detail and highly organized

A pre-employment drug test and background check will be required prior to start. If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your resume and salary requirements today for immediate consideration.

Job Type: Internship

Work Location:

  • One location

Internship Compensation:

  • Pay