Job Description


The qualified candidate will be responsible and accountable for procuring raw materials, MRO items and services using an ERP system to support both Operations and SG&A activities, sourcing vendors in a fast-paced, team oriented environment and supporting purchasing operation at other facilities while practicing Independent Can's Core Values.

  • Review purchase requisitions and source the optimal combination of quality, price and delivery for Lithography division. Manage multiple, time sensitive material requirements in a fast-paced, customer driven environment.

  • Insure that there is no interruption to Lithography operations by evaluating material requirements and making purchase decisions in accordance with ICC's procedures and regulations

  • Generate RFP's and evaluate responses to determine the optimal combination of quality, price and delivery.

  • Source new and alternate vendors through research, evaluation and qualification/testing.

  • Perform on-going vendor evaluations to insure vendors are in compliance with quality and safe food requirements.

  • Provide support and guidance to the Purchasing operations located at offsite facilities.

  • Communicate/Coordinate proactively any issues regarding material quality, price and delivery that has a direct impact with all relevant departments and facilities including but not limited to Engineering, Sales, Operations, Quality Assurance and Materials Management.

  • Perform all duties, activities and functions based on rules, guidelines and GMPs associated with safety, food safe/defense requirements and quality assurance.

  • Review invoices for payment.

  • Provide data on a regular and/or as needed basis regarding trends, inventory levels, cost evaluations, etc. using Excel, Word or Power Point.


  • B.A. in Business Administration; or a minimum of five years of purchasing experience using an ERP system; or and equivalent combination of education and experience


  • A practitioner of ICC's Core Values (Teamwork; Fairness; Flexibility; Market, Customer and Improvement Driven; Dedicated and Responsible) in executing all responsibilities and duties.

  • Detail and team oriented.

  • Self-motivated to meet and exceed the needs of both internal and external customers.

  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills and is able to speak and present to customers and groups of employees.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including but not limited to Word, Outlook, Excel and Power Point

  • Recognize potential issues and take proactive, preventative steps.


Company Description
Independent Can Company is THE LEADING, rapidly growing SPECIALTY can manufacturing company with six locations across the U.S. We develop, design, manufacture and sell packaging related products that merge structural and design requirements that meet our customers expectations and enhance their brand development. To learn more, please visit us at www.independentcan.com.

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