Procurement Specialist in North Canton, OH at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 1/10/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Plant Name: North Canton

Requisition ID:005806--

Mauser Packaging Solutions is a global leader in solutions and services across the packaging lifecycle, providing large and small metal, plastic, fiber and hybrid packaging worldwide to companies in industries from food, beverage, personal care and pharmaceuticals to chemicals, petrochemicals, agrochemicals and paints. Bringing together the very best of its four legacy companies— BWAY, MAUSER Group, NCG and ICS—Mauser Packaging Solutions offers its customers true sustainability at scale.

Job Summary

The Procurement Specialist is responsible for managing the company’s inventory levels at an assigned warehouse location(s). This position will serve as an integral part to our Purchasing and Operation Departments, while also working with the Sales, Customer Service, and Accounting Departments. Job responsibilities are as follows:


  • Assist with the placement, confirmation, and receiving of purchase orders.
  • Identifying items that are below specified reorder levels and replenish as needed, in a cost effective manner, to support the company’s sales efforts.
  • Arranging the freight for purchase orders/transfers placed to/from a warehouse(s). This includes the coordination between supplier, freight carrier, and warehouse manager.
  • Replenishment analysis to include: Forecasting inventory usage, based on historical data, trends, and future/potential sales communicated by the Sales and Customer Service Teams.
  • Working with current suppliers to ensure the correct items are ordered, shipped, and received into the assigned warehouse(s).
  • Develop working relationships to seek opportunities and evaluate quotations with current and new suppliers.
  • Develop a working knowledge of industry economics and regulatory environment issues that may impact pricing, supply, or supplier performance.
  • Report generation for cost analysis and proposed scenarios to reduce inventory costs.


Job Requirements

Skill Requirements

Required skills for the Procurement Specialist position include

  • Strong teamwork abilities
  • Great organizational skills
  • Effective time management
  • Strong communication skills
  • Solid computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office.
    Microsoft Office Proficiency
     Microsoft Outlook
     Microsoft Excel
     Microsoft Word
  • Strong analytical skills required for cost, cost savings, and order trend analysis
  • Ability to read and analyze data across several different platforms is a must.

Skills Preferred but Not Required

  • ERP experience, specifically with Epicor Prophet 21 software is a plus.
  • Supply Chain experience is preferred, but not required.


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