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Packaging Buyer

Company: Custom Glass Solutions
Location: Mc Cutchenville
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:

The Packaging Buyer position manages the daily process of sourcing, procuring, expediting, and inventory management of designated packaging items as assigned. Position supports/advises other functional locations on strategic sourcing of packaging synergies and alignments through VA/VE methodology. Position assists in developing and coaching others regarding the packaging category. Position reports to the Packaging Engineer and is part of the Purchasing Department.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Seek out and evaluate new suppliers based on company needs
  • Maintain and develop current Supplier relationships
  • Seek out new products and their sources
  • Serve as a company resource for others in the organization for current market trend information, product opportunities, and new packaging concepts and designs, for potential product development opportunities
  • Analyze company systems, and complete physical inventory counts when needed, to determine product demand
  • Analyze and generate PO's for product, follow up and expedite as necessary
  • Create new item #'s and integrate them into the Procurement system
  • Other tasks and projects as assigned by leadership

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Competence in Microsoft Office Suite including, Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.
    • Knowledge of Purchasing/Procurement Systems preferred
    • Must demonstrate problem solving skills, multi-tasking capabilities and flexibility
    • Must possess great attention to detail, accuracy, and organizational skills.
    • Strong communication skills and the ability to work well with others in a fast-paced working environment.
    • Driven, motivated, self-starter
      • Bachelor's degree preferred, or equivalent experience in the packaging field
        • 2+ years' experience in Purchasing required
        • Experience in the manufacturing industry a plus
        • Packaging experience preferred

          About the Company:

          Custom Glass Solutions is one of the world's premier manufacturers of large format laminated glass products, with three Ohio locations (Worthington, Upper Sandusky, and Fostoria) and one Pennsylvania location (Trumbauersville). Our mission is to be the preferred provider of high-quality glass products, services and solutions. We deliver superior results by providing meaningful work for our employees, developing opportunities with our suppliers and cultivating strong partnerships with our customers.

          What You Will Enjoy!

          We have an exceptionally talented workforce that we value above all else. We are fully invested in our employees and provide them with hands-on training, compensation that is based upon individual contribution, unlimited career growth opportunities, and the motivation to be and do more. We take great pride in a workplace culture where our employees have the freedom and encouragement to reach beyond the ordinary. We are also very proud of a management structure that is designed to avoid bureaucratic nonsense and allows our entrepreneurial-minded employees to flourish. As part of our total compensation philosophy, CGS offers a competitive base salary, bonuses and a wide variety of benefits including health/dental/life insurance, vision, prescription coverage, STD & optional LTD, paid vacation and holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan, and future opportunities for advancement.

          Custom Glass Solutions, LLC. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

          Other details
          • Pay Type Salary Associated topics: boxing, carton, distribution, foam, gluer, label, pack, packaging, packing, straw sealing

Keywords: Custom Glass Solutions, Toledo , Packaging Buyer, Other , Mc Cutchenville, Ohio

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