Procurement Specialist - Plastics


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Southeast, United States
Posted On
February 26, 2019
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Procurement Specialist - Plastics

If you have experience buying post-industrial plastics from the automotive, food packaging or medical products industries, then we would like to hear from you. This is an excellent opportunity to join a very successful compounding company who has been in business for 40 years.


About this Job

  • You will focus on buying Polypropylene (PP), Talc-filled PP, Calcium-filled PP, and Thermoplastic Olefin (TPO) from different sources, but primarily in automotive.
  • You will have the opportunity to bid on plastic scrap with the full backing of a company who has large lines of credit with an excellent reputation in the industry.
  • You will be able to work from home, ideally in the Southeast where target manufacturers are located.


About the Company

  • Our client is an industry leader in the custom compounding of commodity and engineered resins, and specializes in the compounding of polyethylene, polypropylene, polystyrene, ABS and engineered resins. These materials are custom compounded to meet Customer Specifications.
  • Through our client’s extensive development capabilities, their mission is to manufacture materials with the highest combination of performance, processing and cost efficiency. New investments are continuously being made to expand the scope of their production facilities and development laboratories.
  • Our client creates GREEN products, designed to meet the specific requirements of our Customers. Our compounds are intended to provide a high quality alternative to virgin resin, while maintaining a responsible leadership role in Global Environmental protection.


Minimum Job Qualifications  

  • You will have 3 to 5 years of experience buying post-industrial plastics from injection molding manufacturers in the South.
  • You should be able generate 3-4 loads of new product within the first 6 months, based on current contacts.
  • You will have experience procuring Polypropylene, Thermoplastic Olefin (TPO) Products, and/or Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE) Products.



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