Log Buyer
American Stave Company - Morehead, KY

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AMERICAN STAVE COMPANY
Job Title: Log Buyer
Location: Morehead, Ky

Description

American Stave Company is a subsidiary of Independent Stave Company, a family-owned, dynamic, global company reaching customers in over 40 countries and cooperages around the world. Every day, millions of people enjoy beverages aged in our wine and whiskey barrels.

ASC is seeking a high-energy, self-motivated individual to join our procurement team as a full time log buyer in Morehead, Ky. As a Log Buyer, you will be responsible for purchasing logs, developing a supplier base and reporting all activities as required. This is a great opportunity for anyone that has a great personality and enjoys working outdoors.

Essential Duties:

Responsible for purchasing logs using the company buying standard.
Achieving purchasing goals and objectives for a defined territory.
Establish positive long-term supplier relations through ethical, consistent and professional performance.
Develop and maintain prospective suppliers by making calls and conducting site visits.
Provide timely and accurate reporting of purchases, suppliers and all territory management activities as required.
Work closely with management to develop assigned territory in line with company's objectives.

Qualifications:

Previous log buying experience is preferred.
1-2 years experience working in the wood products industry.
Well developed multi-tasking, organizational skills, and detail orientation are key to success.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Must demonstrate sound judgment and decision-making ability.
Computer proficiency in MS Office, Excel, e-mail and Internet functions.
Must be able to travel occasionally stay overnight.

We Offer:
Competitive Salary and Bonus Plan
Company Vehicle, Phone, Computer
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
401(K) Plan


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