Project status
Project start date
Not specified
Project posted
30 May 2016 21:36
Project duration (approx.)
10 Days
Budget (approx.)
£1100 / day
Construction, Mechanical / Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing
Area of expertise

Objectives and Key Deliverables

Wigston Paper is looking for an experienced Sourcing/Purchasing Specialist with excellent paper mill contacts in Europe and the Far East. This contact will be responsible for sourcing litho grade paper and negotiating competitive ranges of coated and uncoated, sheet and reel stock globally. This will include sourcing quality stock lots, job lots, opportunity tonnage and redundant stocks. Previous trader experience would be a benefit, though not essential.
We need to buy better in a very competitive market place and also need to secure stock lots of paper sheets and reels through established mill relationships.
We are also looking to explore new markets in specialist and industrial papers.

Introduce new mill sources of litho grade stock lots and opportunity tonnage in sheets and reels
Introduce new mill sources of mill guaranteed sheet ranges of coated and uncoated ranges
Suggest sources and market opportunities of new ranges of specialist papers or industrial papers
We have excellent video conferencing facilities so this can be delivered remotely

Highly experienced paper buyer with good mill contacts and excellent relationships that can be introduced to Wigston Paper.
Ability to source clearance stock lots, filler tonnage, opportunity tonnage at advantageous prices
Preferable experience with paper trading in a variety of qualities including specialist and industrial papers
Some knowledge of possible global routes to market for clearance paper stock lots

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