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Title:  Purchasing Coordinator

Requisition ID:  16855-159

Middletown, OH, US, 45042

Category:  Administrative Support
Travel:  No Travel Required



The Purchasing Coordinator supports the Purchasing Department






  • Support with all aspects of the purchasing, inventory, and material processes;
  • Preparing and processing purchase orders;
  • Monitor completion/delivery for purchase orders;
  • Work with all internal departments to ensure materials/supplies are purchased in a timely manner;
  • Monitor and expedite open purchase orders as necessary
  • Assist in accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end closes;
  • Point of contact for pricing, invoicing, delivery queries and general correspondence both for suppliers and internal customers;
  • Reconcile Good Receipts to ensure accuracy
  • Liaison with the accounting department to reconcile invoices and purchase orders
  • Participate in cost reduction activities to support the Mill’s KPI’s
  • Provide any relevant purchasing administration as needed





  • Associate degree in related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years or more experience in purchasing/account management in a manufacturing organization.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • SAP experience strongly preferred
  • Solid Budgeting and negotiating skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks & resources in a fast-paced environment.
  • Leader with exceptional communication skills, good organization, and the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.



  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. at a time.
  • Ability to move around the plant to direct resources.
  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs as needed.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 9-hours.
  • Occasional bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, and twisting required

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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

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