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Title:  Purchasing Clerk

Requisition ID:  7287-159

Perry, GA, US, 31069

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade: 

Assist, Coordinate and Maintain purchasing objectives within the Perry Plant.

  • Interacts with other departments to better understand their material and service needs.
  • Coordinates purchasing of all plant items in quantities, at prices and under favorable conditions for the plant and submit purchase order to supplier
  • Act as a liaison between the Perry facility and Corporate Procurement.
  • Ensure month-end activities for contract raw materials and consignment materials are processed and posted.
  • Interacts with Corporate A/P and plant personnel in resolving procure-to-pay issues through SAP workflows
  • Responsible for maintaining an updated vendor base through Equifax and vendor reactivation, as appropriate
  • Audit invoices received to ensure pricing, quantity and GR are correct.
  • Assist in validating Ghost Card/P-Cards purchases to receipts
  • Audit Vendor acknowledgements to ensure that the acknowledgement matches the PO as well as payment terms are correct
  • Expedite materials/product that are overdue
  • Communication with Corporate Procurement and Production Control Manager of potential additions to be added to Approved Supplier List
  • Conduct Job Jackets for the presses

Required Skills

  • High school diploma or equivalent, two year technical education preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills ability to communicate with internal and external customers 
  • In-depth Intermediate to advance knowledge of Microsoft Office software and SAP
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Prepress and Press operations
  • Multi task ability in a fast paced environment, which includes ability to handle interruptions, delays and unexpected problems on daily basis
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Highly motivated, self-starter
  • Innovative, creative and decisive
  • Exceptional interpersonal and leadership


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.

Nearest Major Market: Warner Robins
Nearest Secondary Market: Macon

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