Purchasing Manager

City:  Vernon, CA
State:  CA
Country/Region:  US

Who are we?

PABCO® Paper, a division of PABCO® Building Products LLC, has provided quality paper products and service for over 25 years.  PABCO® Paper produces paper products from recycled content for gypsum board paper covering, bakery boxes, and more.

Here at our Vernon location, we make Paper Products. Your job as the Purchasing Manager is responsible for the materials planning and purchases at the plant. Responsibilities include general purchases, maintaining inventory, sourcing materials and equipment, and managing the purchase order process from end-to-end.

Why you want to work for us!

  • Competitive Wages & Salaries
  • Bonus Plan
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Promotional Opportunities
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Profit Sharing & 401(k)
  • Life Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation & Sick Leave
  • Family Owned Workplace

What’s the Job?

  • Create, maintain, and receive purchase orders for maintenance and production departments.
  • Ensures that purchase orders have correct, price, quantity, payment terms, taxability, cost center, and GL codes before forwarding for approval.
  • Ensures proper application of tax on purchases that may be eligible for the manufacturing exemption.
  • Responsible for contacting and sourcing vendors concerning availability, pricing, and delivery. Maintain a good rapport with vendors through regular meetings and updates.
  • Responsible developing proactive purchasing protocols based on usage and plant needs. 
  • Develops contingency plans and vendors for hard to get products or materials.
  • Ensures plant always has required materials available and at the same time aggressively controls inventory levels.
  • Reviews Purchase Orders for accuracy, quantity, type, completeness, and compliance with financial policies, procedures, and contractual requirements.
  • Prepares and maintains various reports.
  • Ensures timely receipt of vendor receiving paperwork to assist in the prompt payment of invoices.
  • Maintains accurate records and control reports.
  • Responsible for creating and receiving any reoccurring end of month PO’s.
  • Abides by all safety rules set forth by company and government regulatory agencies and ensure that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected.

You and your experience:

  • Associate degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school.
  • Five (5) years’ related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Reliability, initiative, and a commitment to success!
  • Excellent attendance is required

What puts you ahead:

  • Manufacturing &/or Paper Mill Experience
  • SAP Proficiency

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles