Sourcing Representative in Charlotte, NC at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 9/12/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Plant Name: Charlotte NCG - 802731

Requisition ID:007387--Recon

Mauser Packaging Solutions is a global leader in solutions and services across the packaging life cycle, 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. 

Position Summary: This Sourcing Representative position will focus on sourcing and growing the inbound flow of our raw materials - used steel drums, poly drums and Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs) - for the business. This is a key element of the reconditioning business to ensure we have raw materials coming in to recondition and resell as reconditioned containers. This will be achieved through the implementation of sourcing strategies while remaining competitive, customer focused and improving market share. This individual will work closely with the customer service, sales and logistics groups to develop a clear understanding of the current sourcing structure for inbound raw material sources.


  • Be the primary point of contact for inbound raw material.
  • Make daily sourcing calls from multiples sourcing options.
  • Understand and monitor the price and competitive market conditions that affect sourcing.
  • Successfully build, influence and manage internal relationships to achieve sourcing objectives.
  • Build and maintain relationships with vendors/sources for raw materials.
  • Using the systems and programs available, provide actionable data and reports to the field and management.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements


  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required
  • At least 3-5 years of customer service or sales experience required
  • Strong relationship building skills, tenacity and sales bias
  • Action orientated and able to execute quickly
  • Customer focused (internal and external) – always staying in touch with the customer and their needs
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to create buy in from generator
  • Ability to effectively present information
  • Excellent problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite – above average computer skills including Excel
  • Strong work ethic 
  • Strong team orientation with ability to work collaboratively
  • Possess personal drive, self-motivation, and takes initiative to meet all deadlines


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