My client, a leading global marketing and design company, is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced PRINT BUYER to join their fast paced supply chain/procurement department based at their Head Office in Stockport, Greater Manchester. Salary £30,000 - £35,0000 working 8:30am-5:30pm (Mon-Fri).
reporting directly into the Buying Manager you will effectively manage the world load associated with RFQ and orders within agreed SLAs whilst producing clear and timely specifications and instructions to internal departments and suppliers. Duties will also include:
- Ensure up to date and accurate Vendor Management System
- Suggesting ideas for waste reduction and cost savings
- Supplier negotiation - cost and quality
- Use of Excel for reports to be used at Board level
- Ensuring each order is delivered on time and within budget
- Identify 'best in class' suppliers; build and maintain accounts
- Manage supplier performance - conduct appraisals as and when necessary
- Take ownership of supplier issues including lateness of delivery and drop in quality
- Make judgements as to whether jobs should be placed internallt or via external marketing/production agencies
Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.