Job Type: 

Manage the Purchasing function, which includes scoping and bidding, negotiating and purchasing, ordering, material receipt and payment. Provide exceptional Purchasing leadership for service to our internal mill customers. Ensure that an appropriate, cost effective, flow of goods and services are maintained to provide for steady and continuous operations of the facility. Actively participate in the achievement of the mill’s business goals by establishing and maintaining effective Purchasing policies, procedures, and controls. Serve as mill leader in the relationship with Corporate Purchasing for implementation of policies, contracts, and processes.


Provide direction to Purchasing Department and Storeroom members
Ensure all corporate and local contracts are negotiated in the mill’s best interest adhering to Sourcing Policy.
Manage mill contracted repairs and services, rentals and leases, roll covering, repairable spares and motor repair buying.
Manage Capital purchases by working collaboratively with department originators, engineers, corporate purchasing and contractors to ensure that jobs are scoped, bid, purchased and operated to meet our business needs.
Ensure quality of work, deadlines and schedules are in compliance with bid and purchase order requirements.
Ensure Contractor compliance with Contractor Management Safety Program, environmental reporting requirements, and insurance requirements.
Ensure Vendors adopt Billerud Supplier Code of Conduct.
Manage purchased raw materials procurement, inventory levels and MRO materials.
Build and develop relationships with key suppliers and internal customers.
Identify and act upon training and development opportunities for self and the team.


Additional accredited Sourcing certification
Demonstrated working knowledge of paper mill or manufacturing facility
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage change.
Demonstrated ability to learn and adapt to new systems.
Demonstrated experience with computerized management systems (SAP).
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or Ten (10) years or more of Purchasing experience
Travel requirements: Negotiable

Job Location: 
Quinnesec, MI
Company Information: 

Billerud provides paper and packaging materials that challenge conventional packaging for a sustainable future. We are a world leading company in superior paper and packaging materials made from virgin fiber – passionately committed to sustainability, quality, and customer value.

To Apply: 
Expire Date: 
Wednesday, August 7, 2024
We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.