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Purchasing Specialist

Company: Scholle IPN
Location: Chilhowie
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Effective June 2, 2022, Scholle IPN is now part of SIG.
SIG is a leading packaging solutions provider for a more sustainable world. With our unique portfolio of aseptic carton, bag-in-box, and spouted pouch we work in partnership with our customers to bring food and beverage products to consumers around the world in a safe, sustainable and affordable way. Our technology and outstanding innovation capabilities enable us to provide our customers with end-to-end solutions for differentiated products, smarter factories and connected packs, all to address the ever-changing needs of consumers. Sustainability is integral to our business and we are going Way Beyond Good to create a net positive food packaging system.
Founded in 1853, SIG is headquartered in Neuhausen, Switzerland. The skills and experience of our approximately 8,100 employees worldwide enable us to respond quickly and effectively to the needs of our customers in over 100 countries. In 2021, SIG produced 45 billion packs and generated ---2.5 billion in revenue (incl. Scholle IPN unaudited revenue). SIG has an AA ESG rating by MSCI, a 13.4 (low risk) score by Sustainalytics and a Platinum CSR rating by EcoVadis. For more information, visit
For insights into trends that drive the food and beverage industry, visit our SIGnals blog: + Who We Are
Scholle IPN is a global packaging company, manufacturing flexible packaging materials for a variety of industries. You may not have heard of us, but we guarantee you've interacted with our products, which are used around the world in dispensing everything from soda, smoothies, and coffee to motor oil, cleaning chemicals, and insecticides used in industrial farming.
What We Do
We engineer flexible packaging solutions that reduce waste and prolong shelf life for many different markets. Our products are made around the globe-not so we can produce cheaper elsewhere, but to effectively serve and produce right in the markets where we operate.We are currently hiring a Purchasing Specialist who is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and monitoring all purchasing activities, involved with the procurement of raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, and services that meet the organization's standards of price, quality, timing, and reliability of supply.Key Duties and Responsibilities:--- Responsible for negotiating, executing and controlling supplier contracts and supplier agreements for your assigned location.--- Responsible for supplier audits annually (travel required as needed).--- Responsible for maintaining the electronic supplier SCORE Card for all raw material suppliers.--- Design and implement various cost effective strategies of purchased materials.--- Monitor costs of purchase materials, benchmark with other sites and ensure achievement of all targets.--- Liaise with internal managers and outside vendors to anticipate their demand for goods and materials.--- Evaluate current and alternative sources of supply.--- Monitor inventory levels; place or release orders as required.--- Procure all outside piece parts.--- Procure outside completed assemblies for customer orders.--- Procure and monitor all nylon and metal film materials for the Lamination Department.--- Procure all resins and colorants.--- Procure special resin and film materials for Research & Development.--- Support Supply Chain and other departments in procurement related issues.--- Create and maintain purchasing system that provides annually increasing economic value.--- Responsible for correcting and/or reporting any potential food safety threats to personnel with authority to take action.--- Motivate staff to accomplish common goals and continuously improve from current/past practices to result in cost reductions, process improvements, and higher customer satisfaction.Key Duties and Responsibilities:--- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university--- Five (5) to seven (7) years related experience and/or training, including supervision of others--- Experience in a manufacturing environment within the Packaging and/or Plastic Industry is preferred--- Knowledgeable in Microsoft Word and Excel--- Proven Experience with MRP and ERP software systems
What We Offer

  • Medical Coverage (with 3 medical plan options - all PPO based coverage)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA for Health care and/or Dependent Care)
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • 401K Savings Plan
  • Roth 401(k) Savings Plan
  • 529 College Savings Plan
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D
  • Employer Paid Benefits

    • Basic Life and AD&D
    • Short- and Long-Term Disability
    • Health Advocate
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Identify Theft
    • Tuition Reimbursement


Keywords: Scholle IPN, Winston-Salem , Purchasing Specialist, Other , Chilhowie, North Carolina

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