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Elopak was founded in Norway in 1957 and is a leading, global supplier of sustainable packaging and filling equipment. We produce cartons for beverages such as milk and juice, as well non-food liquids for instance detergent and soap. The iconic Pure-Pak® carton is a natural choice and aims to leave the customer product unchanged and the world unharmed.

The pack of 2,700 people around the world is guided by our vision; “Chosen by people, packaged by nature”. Reflecting the company promises of EmpowerUnite and Accelerate, our people make sustainable packaging real with tangible impact on end-user consumption. Across borders, we are united in providing a natural and convenient alternative to plastic bottles.

Elopak was listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (Oslo Børs) in 2021. We sell in excess of 14 billion cartons every year across more than 70 countries. Sustainability is at the core of everything we are and everything we do. Thus, we are a proud UN Global Compact participant and have been carbon neutral since 2016. For more information, go to www.elopak.com or follow @Elopak on LinkedIn.

Purchasing/Administrative Specialist

We are looking for a Purchasing/Administrative Specialist to join the pack in September 2024! Elopak Inc, one of the top global, food packaging manufacturers is currently building a new, state of the art manufacturing facility at the Port of Little Rock and needs a capable purchasing agent to help us be prepared for the initial launch of production and the day-to-day operations by purchasing, managing inventory and administrative tasks.

Pay range: $60,000-$66,500 based on experience.


The Purchasing/Administrative Specialist plays a critical role in our organization by utilizing software to forecast and manage inventory levels efficiently. This role involves monitoring materials, coordinating with suppliers, and ensuring the timely availability of goods to support production or operational needs. The successful candidate will contribute to our company’s success by managing clerical tasks, optimizing inventory management and minimizing procurement costs.


  • A career with a global packaging company in the food industry where Sustainability and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements.
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • A safe work environment in a newly built plant fully air conditioned.
  • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities.
  • An attractive compensation package reflecting skills and competencies.
  • Up to 5% matching on company 401k.
  • 120 hours PTO 


  • Collaborate with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of materials, monitor supplier performance, and address any supply-related issues.
  • Monitor and adjust inventory levels to avoid overstock or stockouts while minimizing carrying costs.
  • Purchase items and services at the most favorable price consistent with quality, quantity, specification requirements, and other factors.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including production, logistics, and finance, to align procurement strategies with overall business goals.
  • Clerical and administrative duties as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Supply Chain Management, or a related field (preferred).
  • Proven experience as a Buyer/Admin or in a similar procurement role
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in purchasing software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of procurement best practices, industry trends, and regulations.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Familiarity with inventory management systems is a plus.
  • Must be able to work alone, and with a team.
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and criminal background check.


  • Monday-Friday
  • 8 hour shift


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Little Rock, Arkansas
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