Mill Fiber Buyer


America Chung Nam

Chicago, IL
Full Time
3y ago

Company Description

America Chung Nam is one of the world’s largest exporters of recovered paper in the US and a leading exporter in Europe and Asia. We have been consistently recognized as the top American exporter to China since 2001. America Chung Nam was founded in 1990 and is based in City of Industry, California with additional offices in New Jersey, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Japan, South Korea, and China.

Job Description

Identify purchasing opportunities (long term & spot ) with suppliers to meet the mills usage demand and production need.

Able  procurement of materials in a cost-effective manner.

Ability to develop and maintain collaborative and effective working relationships across a diverse work population.

Analyze market and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability and  market analysis.

Monitor supply and demand activity for key commodities and conduct accurate supply chain forecasts.

Create strategic alignment and support for targeted initiatives throughout the organization.

Ensure risk management and business interruption processes are in place for the entire supply chain.

Keep informed of economic, industrial, and other trends that affect markets, prices, and delivery conditions.

Monitor performance and capabilities of vendors to ensure maintenance of delivery, quality, and price commitments.

Discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.

Act as a liaison in dealings among suppliers/mills/internal departments when necessary.

Leading Daily/weekly/monthly communication with mills for the production needs.

Travel  to visit suppliers and paper mills.

Other duties as assigned


B.S. Degree in Business related fields or equivalent technical education and/or proven work experience

Knowledge of paper grades.

Minimum 1-3 years of experience at  waste paper trading, paper mill buying experience a plus

Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, comprehensive negotiation skill

Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

Ability to think strategically about the organization while executing tactically in support of the strategy.

Knowledge of the Microsoft Office tools

Competencies: detail orientated, managerial courage, problem solving, organizational skills

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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