Purchasing Agent- Muskegon, MI

Full Time
Muskegon, MI 49442
Posted Today
Job description
About the Organization: Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC Group, is an industry leading producer of packaging and graphic solutions, color and display technologies, functional products, electronic materials, and products for the packaging, publication, commercial, industrial, and digital markets. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical is continuously working to promote and develop sustainable solutions to exceed customer expectations and better the world around us. With combined annual sales of more than $8.5 billion and 22,000+ employees worldwide, the DIC Group companies support a diverse collection of global customers.
Sun Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of Sun Chemical Group Coöperatief U.A., the Netherlands, and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, U.S.A. For more information, please visit our website at www.sunchemical.com or connect with us on LinkedIn or Twitter. Description:

Job Title: Purchasing Agent

Location: Muskegon, MI

Shift: Full time, 1st shift (7:30am-4:30pm)


Job Overview:
Responsible for purchasing and scheduling raw material shipments. Responsible for the procurement of office supplies, packaging supplies, office furniture, and safety equipment. Maintains service contracts for office janitorial, pest control, uniforms, telephone services, and security support services.


Duties:

  • Purchase/schedule raw materials to meet plant schedules
  • Purchase non-raw materials/packaging supplies
  • Coordinate purchasing projects
  • Work with MRP controller and warehouse for raw material deliveries and orders
  • Maintain SAP data for site materials
  • Coordinate/Lead reduction of dormant raw materials on site
  • Coordinate quality program for site including specifications, complaints, etc.
  • Raw material price negotiation planning, raw material inventory, and demand planning
  • Raw material sourcing, logistics support for raw material deliveries, project issues resolution
  • Maintain Ariba purchasing system
  • Perform purchasing functions for site waste water treatment plant
  • Negotiate contracts/coordinate site supplies and services
  • Maintain purchasing files
  • Maintain approved supplier list
  • Maintain bill of material working file system
  • Monitor purchasing receipts to ensure procedure compliance
  • Telephone system administrator
  • Manage site services, uniforms, copiers, janitorial, pest control, postage, water, food vendor
  • Purchase office supplies, equipment, and furniture
  • Assist in annual budgeting process
  • Production scheduler backup
Benefit Information: We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k)+match and life insurance Position Requirements: Minimum Requirements:
  • 2-year college degree (business, supply chain preferred)
  • 5 years in purchasing/procurement function
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Detail oriented, able to analyze data quickly and ascertain a plan of action based on that data
  • Proficient in SAP and Microsoft Office

Drug screen and background check are mandatory if you are offered this position
Equal Employment Opportunity: It is Sun’s policy that applicants for employment are recruited, selected, and hired on the basis of individual merit and ability with respect to the position being filled. Sun prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identify, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law. JobTarget Code: No Code

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