2024 Summer Materials Project Management Intern (Bachelor's) - Kalispell

$22.00 - $24.00 hourly
  • Applied Materials
  • Kalispell, MT, USA
  • Mar 25, 2024
Intern Engineering Entry Level General Business Project Management Supply Chain

Job Description

Applied Materials is the leader in materials engineering solutions used to produce virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world. Our expertise in modifying materials at atomic levels and on an industrial scale helps our customers – who make smartphones, supercomputers, virtual reality headsets, autonomous vehicles and more – transform their ideas into reality. Our innovations Make Possible® a Better Future.

If you’re looking for a great place to grow your career, consider Applied Materials. With the data explosion and new investment in semiconductors, it’s an exciting place to be. 


  • Planning, timely, cost-effective procurement, inventory control, planning and quality control of production materials.

  • Develop, implement, and maintain policies, procedures, and material control systems to reduce costs, streamline procedures, and implement solutions.

  • Ensure the availability of materials in the supply chain, as scheduled, and the maintenance of inventory at minimum acceptable levels.

  • Coordinate with finance/accounting on matters involving inventory-carrying costs.

  • Review and plan requirements for acceptable inventory.

  • May work with customers in auditing customer inventory levels and with internal and external vendors to comply with inventory policies.

  • Process purchase requisitions, purchase change orders and requests for quotes to suppliers.

  • Responsible for procurement business system data input and integrity.

  • Manage new product material flow for projects.

  • Manage the entire materials process from concept to final release for moderate to very complex projects.

  • Determine engineering needs, select the most appropriate suppliers, and work with suppliers to ensure requirements are met. Focus includes risk assessment for demands from internal and external customers, with the intent to minimize inventory exposure.

  • May negotiate contracts; responsible for all components being available on time and ready to use.

  • Conduct make or buy analysis prior to making outsourcing decisions.


  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Product Management, Engineering Management, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, or related field

  • Good academic standing with a preferred GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale

  • Ability to exercise judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information

  • Establish trust-based relationships and work effectively with diverse teams 

  • Flexible and adaptable mindset who thrives in a results-driven culture

Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.


$22 - $24 per hour 

The salary offered to a selected candidate will be based on a number of factors including location and education level and will vary depending on confirmed job-related knowledge, skills, and experience



Bachelor's Degree

Additional Information

Time Type:

Full time

Employee Type:

Intern / Student


Yes, 10% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:


Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.