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We are seeking a Buyer for our Centralized procurement team in Diboll, TX supporting the Building Products business. The Buyer reports to the Centralized team Purchasing Manager and supports multiple facilities and/or commodities within the centralized team. The individual works with a high sense of urgency and possesses the ability to solve cross-functional problems to meet the needs of internal customers. The Buyer drives and standardizes process improvements and presents innovative solutions to recurring issues. A team player willing to assist in areas outside of their direct responsibility, when necessary.
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
• Quoting, negotiating and purchasing chemicals, materials, equipment, MRO, services and supplies from external vendors
• Working with requestors to understand requirements, specifications, and timing.
• Executing national, regional, and local contract agreements within facilities.
• Identifying and analyzing opportunities to competitively bid local spend to achieve the lowest total-cost-of-ownership for the facilities.
• Issuing purchase orders through an inventory management system and ensuring delivery dates support the local plant’s needs.
• Resolving accounts payable discrepancies.
• Negotiating contract agreements with external vendors.
• Ensuring adherence to all safety, purchasing, storeroom and environmental policies and procedures; Running small projects for improved service, better pricing, or process improvements; Manages own time to accomplish goals and prioritize a variety of tasks.
• Supporting the Purchasing Manager in centralized activities and facility/business specific projects.
• Monitor supplier performance to ensure continuous improvement
• Able to manage time well, handle and prioritize multiple tasks, and complete them with a strong sense of urgency
• A strong communicator in both written and verbal forms in order to effectively deal with customers, managers, and co-workers.
• Strong communicator in both written and verbal forms
What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:
• Prior experience in procurement or related field
• Ability to successfully multi-task in a fast-paced environment
• Customer service orientation with a strong problem solving approach
• Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:
• 2 years of experience in Procurement, Operations, Supply Chain or Accounting
• Bachelor's degree in supply chain or business related field.
• Negotiations and contracting experience.
• Experience working in a manufacturing environment.
• Experience with purchasing/inventory management software.
• CPM/CPSM certification.
• Project execution experience.
• Experience working with ERP/MRP type of systems.
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

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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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