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Procurement/Purchasing
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GEORGIA-PACIFIC
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Georgia-Pacific
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We are looking for a Buyer for our Consumer Products Operations located in Clatskanie, OR. Working under the general supervision of the site Purchasing and Stores Manager, the Buyer manages purchasing activities in a high volume, time-critical environment. Gain experience with Maintenance Repair and Operating (MRO) supplies, direct materials, chemicals, equipment spare parts and services from external vendors.
 
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Ensures adherence to all safety, environmental and purchasing policies, guidelines and procedures.
 Utilizes company’s purchasing system to process purchase orders from requisitions.
• Ensures the contractual document accurately reflects the terms and conditions of purchase, including payment terms, freight terms, incoterms, and other key commercial terms.
• Issues requests for quotations, analyzes and evaluates quotes, negotiates price and terms, and exercises independent judgment to select suppliers based on lowest total cost of ownership.  
• Knowledgeable of Company’s strategic supply agreements and utilizes these to maximize value.
• Collaborates with internal requestors to understand requirements (e.g., specifications, scopes of work, performance and timing requirements).
• Demonstrates high level of customer focus and sense of urgency.
• Uses strong verbal and written communication skills to solve problems and provide status updates to customers and suppliers (e.g., commitment dates).
• Analyzes root causes of accounts payable exceptions and takes steps to resolve and prevent.  
• Initiates changes to improve the effectiveness of the purchasing process.
• Manages own time to accomplish goals and prioritize a variety of tasks.
• Responsible for administration of contractor management tools, including Ariba and Track.
• Manages contractor time keeping via Track.
Collaborates with Track manager and other Track administrators to identify ways to improve the tool.
 
What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree or higher
• Experience in purchasing or similar field (e.g. store room, inside sales, accounting, supply chain analyst)
• Experience using Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Word (document creation), Excel (spreadsheets), and Outlook (email and calendar) 
 
What will put you ahead?
Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge of purchasing process and procedures and key commercial terms such as freight payables, incoterms and delivery terms
• Experience in negotiating contracts at a local, regional or national level
• Experience working in a manufacturing or maintenance environment
• Advanced Excel knowledge to include pivot tables and data analysis
• Ability to learn new technologies quickly and effectively

Why Work For GP?


  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world
  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings
  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?


We're part of your everyday life. From the walls of your home to the Dixie® plates on your table, the boxes at your local grocery store or the Quilted Northern® in your bathroom, there's a good chance a Georgia-Pacific product is nearby. We need people like you: People who can help us make life's simple necessities better.


Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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