Assistant Category Sourcing Specialist/Data Entry Clerk

Full Time Aurora, Illinois, US Shorr Packaging Corporation

Company Description


Shorr Packaging Corporation is one of the largest independent packaging distribution firms in the nation. Our goal for over 90 years remains true to this day – to be a customer-focused, wholesale packaging company with the people, services and equipment to handle any request from boxes and materials to industrial packaging equipment repair. We identify opportunities to take cost out of packaging and put value in.

Job Description

We are currently seeking an Assistant Category Sourcing Specialist, who will be responsible for the processing of Pricing Support, Returns, Credits, Data Maintenance and Supplier Interaction for the Procurement Group. This will also include maintaining the Supplier contact list of all approved Suppliers for the Department.


  • Create Shorr new item setup forms according to item specs and SX.e data requirements
  • Pricing support
  • Item Maintenance
  • Limited Quoting
  • Supplier Interaction
  • Lead Time Maintenance and Communication
  • Rebate Maintenance and Tracking
  • Returns
  • Other duties may be assigned



  • Strong Ownership skills
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to act without direction
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of SX.e and elements within (preferred)


Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or university (not required) and 2-3 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Microsoft Office with emphasis on Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Additional Information

Shorr Packaging has experienced significant growth and unparalleled customer service year after year. The company has provided business solutions through quality packaging systems, products, and technical service for more than 90 years. As an employee owned company since 1984, every member of the Shorr Packaging team is committed to the company’s success. Today, Shorr has employee owners in ten branch locations across the U.S. and represent premier manufacturers like 3M, Sealed Air, and Lantech.

The solution to our success is our people, both our customers and our employee owners.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.