May 8, 2024
Scarborough ON, Canada
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The Company

Our client is a leader in print and digital marketing communications specialising in direct mail services across North America.

Job Summary

The company is seeking an individual who will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating, purchasing, and coordination of quality products, materials, and services to meet the company’s operational requirements, taking into account price, quality, and delivery, and to ensure continuity of supply.

Job Knowledge:

  • Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal, and influencing skills
  • Analytical, numerically astute with strong demonstrated problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to manage time effectively, prioritize tasks, and achieve set targets
  • Commercial and financial awareness with a full understanding of how failure impacts the production, manufacture, and customer order fulfillment
  • Able to work well under pressure and handle emergency and stressful situations
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Basic college diploma in relevant space
  • Previous experience of working on a purchasing team, preferably within the print industry
  • Computer savvy (knowledge of Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint)
  • Good time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines

Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to Health and Safety Policy and to report all unsafe and unhealthy work conditions
  • To produce quality work effectively and efficiently
  • Supervising the process of sourcing and purchasing essential materials for a business operations
  • Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant department on purchasing processes, new projects, and activities
  • Coordinating with various departments and order status
  • Help assess the quality of stock received and escalate any discrepancies to suppliers and management
  • Monitor and advise on any issues which present risk or opportunity to the organization
  • Analyze video market trends and apply this knowledge to make insightful buying decisions
  • Researching raw materials, suppliers, and completing cost analysis
  • Establish, maintain, and improve SOP around our client’s purchasing and inventory management policies
  • Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies, and procedures
  • Work closely with others in the procurement function and review opportunities for continuous improvement and business improvements
  • Build, maintain, and manage supplier relationship and keep up good communications
  • Developing and executing purchasing strategies
  • Prepare reports and updates as and when required
  • Negotiating long-term strategic purchase agreements
  • Developing inventory controls to identify demand for new materials
  • Help with the due diligence on potential acquisitions when required
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