Packaging Specialist | Careers at Anchor Glass

Packaging Specialist

Position Summary

Tampa, FL

Responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials from vendors. Review customer requirements and offer suggestions on improving the packaging. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Primary job functions typically requires exercising independent judgment.

Responsibilities & Roles

  • Design, prepare, and distribute carton specifications and print cards for production.
  • Work closely with customers regarding package design, suggest changes to better align with production capabilities.
  • Evaluate vendor quotes and services to determine most cost-effective options.
  • Order materials, transportation or commodities based on needs of manufacturing.
  • Procure and maintain customer ink standards.
  • Assist manufacturing plants in obtaining supply sources on difficult packaging requirements.
  • Facilitate plants in expediting orders with short lead time.
  • Managing how much packaging inventory we have at all plants.
  • Work closely with sales department on new product development in regards to packaging requirements.
  • Assist in other supply chain duties.

Employee Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 2-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office software.
  • JD Edwards experience a plus.
  • Must be able to communicate by phone and email with peers and vendors.
  • Detail oriented and has ability to work under pressure.

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