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Maintenance - Purchasing Administrator

Cedar Rapids, IA

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KapStone Container Corporation has an immediate opening for a Maintenance / Purchasing Administrator. We are seeking an experienced person that can successfully support the day to day maintenance operations at the Cedar Rapids, IA plant. The Maintenance / Purchasing Administrator works under direct supervision and is responsible for providing administrative support to the Maintenance department.  The position ensures appropriate inventory and tracking of necessary equipment, parts and supplies.

Essential Job Responsibilities

•Orders equipment, parts & supplies for maintenance & production areas & stores them.
•Tracks expenses and creates reports for accounting purposes.
•Maintains records for the maintenance department including contractor insurance.
•Coordinates pick-up/delivery of parts and services to ensure on-time delivery.  This may require infrequent local pick-up/delivery from vendor to the plant.
•Completes various other administrative tasks as designated.
•Completes Maintenance Tasks as directed when available or necessary.
•Assists in expediently acquiring parts to get jobs done properly within budget

Minimum Requirements


•Associates degree in Business or related field desired but not required.  

Previous Work Experience

•1-3 years of related experience preferred
•Strong verbal & written communication skills including proficient in Microsoft Office programs
•Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize
•Maintenance Mechanic experience to provide for accuracy in ordering & PM planning

Any offer of employment will be contingent on the successful completion of a Background Check and Drug Test.

We offer a competitive starting wage. Good benefits including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, as well as, 401K plan.

To apply, go to “Careers” at; click on: “Here”, check: “Iowa” in location, click on: Maintenance Purchasing Administrator (Requisition 17-136), click on: Apply

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/ Protected Veterans/Disabled

Posted 04/07/17

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