• Recycling Account Manager

    Job Locations US-CA-San Jose
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Company Overview
    Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B) is a global leader in industrial packaging products and services and is pursuing its vision to become the world’s best performing customer service company in industrial packaging. The company produces steel, plastic and fibre drums, intermediate bulk containers, reconditioned containers, flexible products, containerboard, uncoated recycled paperboard, coated recycled paperboard, tubes and cores and a diverse mix of specialty products. The company also manufactures packaging accessories and provides filling, packaging and other services for a wide range of industries. Greif also manages timber properties in the southeastern United States. The company is strategically positioned with 290 operating locations in 43 countries to serve global as well as regional customers.


    Position Overview
    A Procurement Representative spends their day retaining existing vendor relationships and generating new leads for scrap paper recovery for recycling at their respective plant. The offices are located at the Recycling Facilities, which are scrap paper yards. We are looking for creative, outgoing people to fill this position. Performing Waste Audits and identifying opportunities is key. Greif has invested in implementing Commercial Single Stream Recycling at its plants and need personnel to procure this material for the plants. It is a salary based position with multiple incentive opportunities. There is a 4 week training process before representatives are put in the field.
    A Drive for Results
    Someone who takes initiative without waiting or being told
    An Organized Professional who can analyze data and act on trends accordingly
    An aptitude for influencing key internal and external stakeholders
    An Optimistic and Outgoing Outlook, along with a Curious and Creative Mindset
    Maintaining key relationships with existing vendors
    Developing new customer accounts
    Analyze market data and implement marketing strategies
    Creating and modifying proposals / reviewing contractual agreements
    Conveying information between plant operations, vendors and customers
    Competitive salary and benefit package
    Upside potential for additional income through a results based bonus program
    A 4 week structured training program to get you started on your road to success
    A variety of attractive geographic locations
    Opportunity to work with other driven professionals in a team environment
    Career opportunities across the organization


    High school diploma required.  College degree preferred.
    Relevant sales experience in manufacturing environments
    Experience in working in team environment to achieve organizational results
    Strong work ethic and excellent communication skills
    Intense drive for results
    Interpersonal Savvy to build and maintain relationships
    Ability to use Information Technology for decision making and work organization
    A valid driver’s license with clean driving record
    Ensures a safe and healthy workplace
    We are an equal opportunity employer and do not take into consideration the following when making hiring decisions: race, gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, age, disability status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
    Disclaimer: This Job Summary indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent(s).  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent.  Incumbent(s) may be asked to perform other duties as requested.  


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