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Title:  Purchasing Coordinator

Requisition ID:  12347-159

Crosby, MN, US, 56441

Category:  Administrative Support
Travel:  No Travel Required

POSITION SCOPE:   Purchasing support for general plant requirements.


  1. Provide purchasing support for general plant including processing office mail; office supplies, customer & event lunches, P-card responsibilities, clothing orders, copier service requests, Safety Wellness Team support and/or team member, and Bernick’s Vending Food Service.
  2. Maintain vendor contact information for all buyers and vendor Certificate of Insurance list updates.
  3. Support accounting department with data entry of documents and other duties as needed and directed.
  4. Manage PMD Purchasing email folder along with data entry of COO (Country of Origin) and weights for purchased parts as requested.
  5. Run once a week short sheets for all jobs and save Excel files in Purchasing Folder for buyers to review.
  6. Develop full comprehension of manufacturing system's purchasing/P-card procedures. Follow purchasing supply chain guidelines as established for this location. Complete all Supply Chain required procurement classes.
  7. Work schedule as required to support internal customer requirements.
  8. Perform other diversified duties, as directed, with minimum supervision.

 Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Experience with scanning, copying, emailing and faxing. 
  • Experience with SAP systems beneficial. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required to service all levels of customers.
  • Ability to manage assignments with limited direction/supervision.
  • Attention to detail is essential.                   

Required Skills


Required Experience

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.

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