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Plant Buyer

Company:  Ball Corporation
Location: 

Middletown, NY, US, 10940

Date:  Apr 7, 2021
Job Category:  Supply & Logistics
Req. ID:  6852

 

Ball Corporation manufactures aluminum packaging for beverage, personal care and household products, and provides aerospace and other technologies for commercial and government customers. We have been in business for over 140 years and is leading the charge in creating solutions that keep our planet healthy.  Ball Corp has been nationally recognized as a leading company in the creation of sustainable products (Fast Company World Changing Ideas award) as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity (Forbes Magazine.)   Join our team of over 18,000 people worldwide in our quest to make the world a cleaner and healthier place.   BE BIGGER THAN YOURSELF. BE UNSTOPPABLE. BE AN INSPIRATION.  JOIN US IN MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE.

Job Description:  

Provides technical support for the plant purchasing function as directed.

 

 

What will you be responsible for?

Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure work environment.  This includes correcting unsafe acts/conditions, facilitating monthly safety meetings, performing monthly safety inspections, and investigating accidents, as required.

  • Procures plant supplies, other direct materials, services, and equipment while employing the most effective cost control methods possible.
  • Originates accurate and complete records of all purchasing transactions in the plant and reviews efficiency and economy of the purchasing function on a current basis.
  • Expedites all open orders to ensure timely delivery of stock items.
  • Selects mode of transportation for incoming and outgoing shipments for all items other than metal or finished goods.
  • May review and maintain inventory levels in storeroom by reviewing usage of procured products in an effort to reduce stocked inventory levels.
  • May review and update manufacturer part numbers to make required changes in an effort to unify criteria between plants for excess, obsolete, and overstocked parts within every plant’s storeroom.
  • May maintain insurance certificates and global contract information for plant review.
  • May solicit competitive bids on spare parts to obtain cost reductions.
  • May solicit competitive negotiations on payment terms to obtain cost savings.
  • Maintains the file maintenance system for accurate data.
  • Coordinates with other plants concerning availability of parts for shipment.
  • Initiates, reviews, masters, and follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs) for area of responsibility.

 
What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • JD Edwards/Oracle experience – Preferred
  • Manufacturing purchasing experience for a minimum of 2 years preferred
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills
  • Working knowledge of the following areas: Business principles, Legal practices, Customer needs and requirements
  • Ability to apply independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard purchasing techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Must be able to handle sensitive related and proprietary information in a confidential manner.
  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct
  • 5% travel     

 

 

 

 

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Hiring Salary Range: $ 60,000 - $90,000 (Salary to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.)
  • Other Compensation:   This role will be eligible to participate in the annual incentive compensation plan.
  • Regular Full-Time Salaried and Hourly positions: Ball includes a comprehensive benefits structure, click here for  more info https://www.ball.com/us_benefits

 

Ball Corporation has been made aware of reports involving fraudulent job offers. These often appear legitimate, but Ball does not make job offers until after a candidate has submitted a job application and has participated in a face-to-face interview (In person or via WebEx).  All email correspondence from Ball Corporation ends in “@ball.com.” Please also be advised that Ball will never request payment or require candidates to deposit a check during the recruitment and onboarding processes.  If you have questions about any open positions at Ball, please visit our careers website at https://jobs.ball.com/.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans


Nearest Major Market: Middletown
Nearest Secondary Market: Poughkeepsie

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