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Port Hudson (LA) Procurement Operations has an immediate opening for a Senior Buyer at our facility in Zachary, Louisiana, reporting to the Manager of Purchasing & Stores. The role is responsible for negotiating, purchasing and contracting equipment, materials and supplies from external vendors. The Sr. Buyer works with requestors to understand requirements including specifications, services, performance and timing. The individual is knowledgeable about national, regional and local contract agreements and assures compliance with applicable corporate and local policies and guidelines.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


·       Analyzes vendor bid packages to ensure compliance to requirements and partners with requestor in determining total cost of ownership.

·       Ensures compliance to all safety, purchasing, stores, and environmental policies and procedures.

·       Responsible for annual spend between 20MM to $50MM. ·       Individual works to build a strong partnership within their operating areas or commodity group to help drive process improvements and presents innovative solutions to recurring issues.

·       Actively represents procurement and the facility operations on regional and national sourcing initiatives. Individual leads project teams across disciplines.  

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

·       Bachelor’s degree

·       At least 3+ years’ procurement work experience

·       Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

· Negotiations and contract experience
· Pulp & Paper Industry experience 
· Working knowledge of MRP computer programs or similar systems
· Experience working with Purchasing/Inventory Management Software
· Experience working in a manufacturing, engineering or maintenance environment

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.

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