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Procurement Manager

Procurement Manager - Plastics

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A bit about us:

Our client is a very well-established manufacturer and distributer of steel and aluminum structural plates and storm water chambers as well as piping utilized in construction, land development and bridge building. In the last 75 years, this firm has grown to become an employee-owned company with 300+ employees working in 11 different plants throughout the US and they are now the nation’s second largest provider of steel and aluminum plates.

This exceptional team takes pride in taking care of their own and offers tremendous stability and growth potential along with generous compensation packages which includes competitive salaries, cash bonuses, 401K matching and possible stock ownership.

Why join us?

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Employee discount
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Relocation assistance
Retirement plan
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance

Job Details

Currently they are looking for a Procurement Manager in the Shippensburg, PA area and this person will be responsible for Managing the supply chain for each plastic plant. This person will manage all group purchases which include both resin logistics/demand planning and for sourcing virgin and recycled raw materials.


  • Manage Plastic spend and the related supply base in support of plant, division, and corporate goals.
  • Responsible for creating, developing, and implementing an end-to-end supply chain management function.
  • Resolve discrepancies pertaining to, but not limited to the following: purchase orders, deliveries, invoices, quotes, RMA, and system transactions; formulate and implement corrective action plans to resolve reoccurring discrepancies.
  • Work closely with the Plants to identify and execute strategic sourcing plans to achieve annual cost savings of 5%+ for this category.
  • Conduct business reviews with key suppliers.
  • Plan and implement a strategy to meet individual and team commitments.
  • Maintain broad knowledge of worldwide market trends on assigned commodities.
  • Effectively lead and communicate at all levels within the company.
  • Work closely with people across the company to drive success.
  • Manages price negotiations based on historical and current market trends while maintaining corporate objectives related to cost, quality and delivery demands.
  • Reviews inventory records to determine if material on hand is sufficient to meet demand.
  • Determines method of procurement such as direct purchase or bid.
  • Prepares purchase orders or bid requests.
  • Maintains procurement records of items or services purchased costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.
  • Works closely with the Quality (QC) department to process rejections and settle claims.
  • Maintains quality tracking spreadsheet.
  • Produce annual budgets for raw materials using statistical, historical, and market data.
  • Provide monthly price and market updates as a measure against plan.
  • Continuously improve the position through process improvement, tools and technology, and leveraging resources as appropriate to improve Lane’s competitive advantage.


  • Bachelor s degree in a related field, procurement, supply chain, engineering, business administration.
  • 5+ years of experience in buying or sourcing of Plastics.
  • Certification with professional organization such as the ISM or ASCM, preferred
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma, preferred
  • Experience in plastics and knowledgeable about different co-polymers.

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Salary Range
$70,000.00 - 122,000.00
per Year
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Shippensburg, PA 17257, US