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Pactiv Evergreen Buyer 2 in United States

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  • Medical (Comprehensive PPO, two HRA Plans and an HSA plan)

  • Dental (basic and comprehensive coverage)

  • Vision (basic and premier coverage)

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • 401K with a 6% company match

(Eligible to participate from day one (1) with 100 % vesting in all company provided funds immediately)

  • New Hire Wellness Bonus

  • Healthcare and Dependent day care flexible spending accounts

  • Livongo diabetes program

  • Corporate discounts

Pactiv Evergreen Inc.(NASDAQ: PTVE) is a leading manufacturer and distributor of fresh foodservice and food merchandising products and fresh beverage cartons in North America and certain international markets. It supplies its products to a broad and diversified mix of companies, including full service restaurants and quick service restaurants, foodservice distributors, supermarkets, grocery and healthy eating retailers, other food stores, food and beverage producers, food packers and food processors. To learn more about the company, please go to the company website at

Pactiv Evergreen is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Pactiv Evergreen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics or statuses protected by law. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please call (847) 482-4320 or email

All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines and applicable laws.

This Position is for Pactiv Evergreen Inc.

This position performs day-to-day procurement functions to secure goods for our converting facilities. The position will be a member of the PACTIV EVERGREEN materials management team, reporting to the Senior Director of Procurement Process & Analytics.

Essential duties include:

  • Process requisitions promptly and accurately. Create, issue, and manage Purchase Orders in accordance with sourcing team source plans, company policies, procedures, and preferred supplier directives.

  • Help to balance the manufacturing network with material availability to maximize plant up time.

  • Source additional material in an alternate form of transit if needed.

  • Help drive compliance to MRP data available in current reporting mechanism

  • Work closely and effectively with internal stakeholders from IBP, Operations, and Finance.

  • Complete projects, assignments and tasks in a timely and accurate manner.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Review requisitions and promptly create, issue and manage purchase orders in accordance with company policies and procedures.

  • Follow up on purchase orders through delivery and vendor payments -including ASN, and driving supplier confirmation of orders.

  • Follow up on late orders and expedite orders as needed.

  • Resolve payment issues with suppliers, accounts payable, requisitioners, etc.

  • Set up new suppliers in SAP as needed.

  • Maintain and update supplier information in SAP.

  • Maintain a working knowledge of company purchase agreements and facilitate the use of preferred suppliers. Assist with implementation of new sourcing agreements.

  • Address and resolve supplier complaints, and monitor supplier performance.

  • Assist with sourcing emergency PO’s during business hours and/or after-hours.

  • Complete projects and assignments in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Support and participate in key projects and initiatives.

  • Constantly partner with internal customers to positively influence spending decisions.

  • Facilitate purchases of material from contingent/alternate suppliers as needed.

  • Cross train on different roles to be available as a back-up as needed.

  • Comply with all safety requirements, complete all assigned safety training, and support safety initiatives

  • Ensure all statutory, regulatory and internal controls requirements are met.

  • Ensure all procurement activities are conducted ethically, and with integrity.

Education, Experience, and Other Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 2+ years of purchasing experience in a manufacturing company with a mature procurement function

  • Experience negotiating purchases of goods and/or services.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • Working exposure to Purchasing module within an ERP system (preferably SAP).

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

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