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Job ID:
R16588
Location:
AAC - Libertyville IL
City:
Libertyville
State:
IL
Veritiv has an expansive North American network with more than 180 locations, and we do business with
more than half of the Fortune 500. We're a big company, but we’re also a new company, shaping our
systems and processes to support a successful and sustainable future. We don't just encourage an
entrepreneurial spirit, we embody it.
Are you looking to join a company where you feel empowered in your work and your job is not just a job,
but a path toward a rewarding and successful career? Do you want to be part of a company that
customers and suppliers not only want to do business with but need to do business with?
If you answered yes, then Veritiv might be the place for you. We encourage you to learn about and apply
to Veritiv if you seek a unique work experience, where diverse ideas are met with enthusiasm, and where
you can realize your full potential.

Position Description

As a Buyer/Planner, you will have daily contact with the inside and outside teams as well as suppliers to discuss existing supply strategies and new project requirements. This includes new project sourcing, replenishment buying, inventory maintenance, and margin enhancement to ensure successful supply, shipment, and on-time delivery of all packaging products.

Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Maintain inventory levels and perform inventory analysis on select product lines using material requirements planning practices.
  • Calculate correct order quantities according to inventory specifications and usage history placing purchase orders when needed.
  • Monitor and communicate purchased item delivery schedules.
  • Handle and reconcile receiving and invoice issues.
  • Working knowledge of factors affecting product cost and cost savings strategies.
  • Work with freight carriers to assure on-time delivery.
  • Complete reports and special projects.
  • 3+ years purchasing experience.
  • 4 year degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office a must.
  • Strong sense of urgency and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment a must.


Veritiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Additionally, Veritiv will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Veritiv’s legal duty to furnish information. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here:http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

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