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Tolling & Packaging Buyer
Huntsman | Houston, Texas
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Job Description

Job Description:

We are currently looking for a dynamic individual as a Tolling & Packaging Buyer for our Purchasing organization located at our Corporate Headquarters in The Woodlands, Texas.

As a Tolling & Packaging Buyer you will co-ordinate and preform Purchasing requirements for Packaging materials and Toll Manufacturing operations in Huntsman US plants and support additional Purchasing initiatives as assigned by Purchasing Manager.

What will be expected from you?

* Coordinate supply, support needs and issue Purchase Orders for Packaging materials and for Toll Manufacturing operation needs
* Establish and maintain close lines of communication with assigned production plants, 3rd party toll producers and Division Supply Chain regarding the procurement of materials in the desired quantities and desired delivery requirements
* Maintain basic data in SAP for vendors and materials
* Communicate Packaging & Toll Manufacturing demand forecasts and supply issues to supplier
* Collaborate with Suppliers and Accounts Payable team to resolve invoicing issues
* Negotiate Packaging material and raw material spot and contract pricing as assigned by Purchasing Manager
* Ensure that goods are obtained from approved sources, the goods meet existing quality and performance standards using proper purchasing practices which include ISO, Sarbanes-Oxley and Purchasing procedures compliances
* Coordinate logistics and freight requirements as needed to ensure on time delivery of material purchases. Provide back up coverage for other department buyers as assigned by Purchasing Manager
* Work with internal EH&S and QA departments to track and mitigate supplier nonconformance issues

What are we looking for in the ideal candidate?

* Demonstrated success in the above key accountabilities and responsibilities
* A Bachelor's Degree with 2+ years related experience
* A Bachelor's degree in Finance, Supply Chain preferred - will consider recent college graduates with no experience
* 5+ years of related experience may be considered in lieu of a BS
* Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) or documented progress toward this certification a plus
* Must have a level of proficiency with Internet and Email
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets for reporting and analysis of data
* Ability to create Power Point presentations for departmental and cross functional communication
* Ability to negotiate effectively
* Working knowledge and experience with SAP or other ERP system highly desirable
* Ability to work autonomously with limited supervision a plus

What can we offer you?

Huntsman offers unsurpassed opportunities to build a successful future. We are a global specialty chemical company with locations in 30 countries around the world, employing approximately 10,000 associates. Our diverse portfolio creates a range of career fields including manufacturing, research and development, technical services, sales and marketing, customer service - and the list goes on. The successful candidate will receive a competitive compensation and will be eligible to participate in a comprehensive benefits package which includes: medical, vision and dental, basic life insurance, AD&D insurance, and 401K. Here, you can make an impact and make a difference. Come join us.

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About Huntsman

Huntsman LLC is a manufacturing company of differentiated and commodity chemical products. The Company's business operates in five segments: Polyurethanes, Performance Products, Pigments, Polymers and Base Chemicals. These segments can be divided into two categories: differentiated and commodity. The Company produces differentiated products primarily in its Polyurethanes, Advanced Materials and Performance Products segments. In the commodity chemical businesses, it produces titanium dioxide derived from titanium-bearing ores in the Pigments segment and petrochemical-based olefins, aromatics and polyolefins products in the Polymers and Base Chemicals segments. (Source: 10-K)

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