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Storeroom Manager

Georgetown, SC · Manufacturing
What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.
Relocation Paid:  Yes
Supports mill operations and maintenance through supervision of stores inventory services and receipt and issuance of purchased materials/equipment.  Position will also be responsible for supporting purchasing department by purchasing materials, parts, supplies, services and equipment following established purchasing policies.
Key Accountabilities:
  • Supervise an organization that receives, stores, issues and ships inventoried items and direct buy items
  • Develop direct reports to provide maximum customer service/support
  • Purchase materials and services from suppliers providing best value with consideration to quality, price, contracts, reliability and urgency of need
  • Responsible for maintaining stored items condition and count to support operations & maintenance
  • Identify and implement initiatives for optimizing storeroom inventory value (approximately $29 MM) by working with maintenance, other IP facilities, vendors, and various IP organizations.
  • Manages Reclamation of Scrap & Surplus Items & Materials, act as Georgetown IR Coordinator
  • Manages stores equipment/item Repair Program, Consignment Program, and Vendor Managed Inventory Program all as parts of optimizing dollars expended in Stores Inventory Value
  • Identify potential suppliers and issue requests for quotes
  • Identify and implement storeroom management and shipping/receiving best practices
  • Adhere to Global Sourcing and Internal Controls policies including document retention and reporting
  • Participates in the Weekend Duty rotation with Purchasing Department
Key Challenges:
  • Balancing mill needs of Store's inventory with an economically justified Stores Inventory
  • Supporting overall mill maintenance efficiency
  • Developing and maintaining a well cross-trained work group
  • Continuous improvement of inventory management, shipping & receiving and storeroom past practices
  • Supports Global Sourcing initiatives
  • Managing through personnel issues as needed with Union and HR
Key Competencies Required:
Change management
Customer Focus
Action Oriented
Problem Solving
Motivating Others
Interpersonal Savvy
Process management
Estimated Scope:
Headcount Responsibility:  12 employees
Stores Inventory Value: $29 MM
Approximately: 22k items  
Knowledge And Experience:
Supervisory/Management Experience
5 Years in Stores/Receiving or Warehousing Preferred
Procurement Experience Preferred
Effective Written & Verbal Communication Skills
Working Knowledge of MS Office Software
SAP Material Management experience required             
Education:  Bachelor’s Degree Required 
Position reports to:  Purchasing and Stores Manager
International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.
Georgetown SC 29440 

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