Marketing Representative/Buyer I-Mid-West

  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

America Chung Nam is the world leader in paper recycling. For 15 consecutive years, ACN has been the Top US Exporter by volume, and we are an innovative company with a culture based on long-term relationships. During the last 30 years, ACN has grown into a billion-dollar company and global leader in providing an integrated supply chain for recyclables from around the world.

 

 

Job Description

No Waster Paper purchasing experience required.  We will provide training for waste paper purchasing. Logistics, sales and procurement experiences preferred.

  • Responsibilities:

  • Meeting procurement targets while maintaining quality specifications, resolving quality issues as they arise, providing first-class customer service, and gathering market information for further analysis

  • Develop new business as well as enhancing existing supplier relations

  • Build concrete business relationships through proper communication channels via phone calls, emails, plant/office visits, off-site meetings such as industry-related events and recreational outings with the sole intention to increase trust and loyalty between ACN and supplier

  • Develop new territories and establish/maintain supplier relationships

  • Clear communication with the back office in order to provide a high standard of service

  • Negotiate large transactions on a daily basis

  • Develop market and pricing strategies, balancing firm objectives and customer satisfaction

  • Yield more tonnage through existing supplier relationships, such as partnerships, joint ventures, supply contracts, acquisitions, etc.

  • Gather daily market intelligence for internal discussions and reports

  • Procure tonnage according price and buy modes which are based primarily on customer mill demand and supplier need

 

 

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in Marketing or related field

  • experience in logistics (ocean and trucking), sales and procurement preferred

  • Bilingual (English Spanish Preferred)

  • Extensive experience in a procurement type of role

  • Strong negotiation and analytical / problem solving abilities

  • Professional appearance

  • Superior communication and presentation skills

  • Affinity with working in an international environment

  • Honest, hardworking, motivated, quick thinking, good with numbers, good with people, have a good sense of humor, being an interesting person, responsible, responsive, and focused.

  • Self-motivation, entrepreneurial mentality combined with proper time management skills

  • Experience and education in supply chain management, paper recycling, and business development preferred

Additional Information

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