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Mill Procurement Manager



Dublin, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

General Information

Job ID
Posting Job Title
Mill Procurement Manager
GA Dublin
Employment Type
Full Time
Date Posted
Relocation Support

Description & Requirements

WestRock (NYSE :WRK) is a global leader in sustainable paper and packaging solutions. We are materials scientists, packaging designers, mechanical engineers and manufacturing experts with a shared purpose: Innovate Boldly. Package Sustainably. Guided by our values of integrity, respect, accountability and excellence, we use leading science and technology to more fiber-based packaging forward.


We are seeking to fill the position of Mill Procurement Manager at our Dublin Mill in Dublin, GA. This position manages the mill’s purchasing function and provides leadership to mill storeroom personnel. The Procurement Manager will be responsible for managing mill purchasing priorities, developing the purchasing and stores organization to deliver both short and long-term value and for managing change. This position will participate in strategic sourcing activities and negotiations with vendors- capital and routine.


  • Ensuring compliance to all safety, purchasing, stores, and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Managing and overseeing the purchasing and inventory of raw materials, maintenance materials, supplies and equipment for the facility.
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining a commodity inventory strategy that supports the company’s supply chain point of view and operational reliability.
  • Selecting vendors through appropriate procurement practices, total cost of ownership and compliance guidelines.
  • Negotiating local contracts.
  • Managing system capabilities as they pertain to the purchasing and inventory functions.
  • Recommending and implementing improvements to maximize operating productivity, quality and efficiency while minimizing total cost of ownership.
  • Representing procurement and the facility operations on regional and national sourcing initiatives.
  • Setting department goals and working to lead improvements across the supply function and within a facility.
  • Working with internal customers to identify and address unmet needs that align with procurement and business unit goals to deliver long term value.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams at the facility and corporate to implement corporate initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (Supply Chain, Business, or Accounting preferred)
  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in supply chain (purchasing, inventory, engineering or maintenance)
  • Direct purchasing experience
  • Experience with inventory and storeroom management.
  • Experience supervising and managing employees.
  • Proven negotiation skills or formal negotiation training
  • Experience with Microsoft Office to include Excel (creation of spreadsheets), PowerPoint (ability to do presentations), and Word (document creation).
  • Willing and able to travel.

Keywords: Procurement Manager, Buyer, Purchasing Manager, MRO, maintenance resource parts, maintenance parts, storeroom, supply chain, purchasing, procurement, inventory, SAP, JDE

WestRock is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create and maintain a diverse workforce where everyone feels valued, respected, and included. WestRock does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.