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Buyer

Vacancy Details

Location:
Newcastle
Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000
Posted:
06/03/2019
Job Reference No:
3945

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THE COMPANY

A fast-paced, high-volume production based company based in Newcastle upon Tyne is looking to appoint a Buyer to work alongside their Planning team, where there is a specialist focus on print. As a result, you must carry print experience and be able to work in an environment with strict deadlines. This is a chance to join a leading manufacturing company who continue to be recognised as a leader in their industry.

THE ROLE

As a Buyer, you will be responsible for managing the day to day procurement of outwork across the business for a range of print projects and campaigns. You will work closely with the Planning Team and Operations Manager on a daily basis and will be a key point of contact across the business.

Your key duties will include:

  • Procuring any kind of outwork specific to print projects and campaigns
  • Purchasing material resources
  • Sourcing fittings when required
  • Building relationships with suppliers and assessing new suppliers
  • Continually seeking competitive prices and service
  • Negotiating with suppliers in regards to pricing and deadlines

THE EXPERIENCE

To be considered for the Buyer position, you must hold the following skills and experience, all with a background in print:

  • Recent experience working as a Buyer within the Print industry
  • Knowledge and understanding of lithoprint (you must understand sheet sizes and materials)
  • Excellent IT skills, including comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Fantastic communication and organisation skills

It will also be advantageous if you:

  • Have experience of MIS (Management Information Systems)
  • Are CIPS qualified

THE SALARY

You will receive a starting salary of around £25,000, dependent on experience.

THE CONTRACT

This is a full-time, permanent position. You will work from 9.00am until 5.00pm from Monday – Friday.

You will initially receive 20 days’ holiday (+ bank holidays), rising with length of service. There is also parking onsite.

THE POINT OF CONTACT

Katie Newton is the point of contact for this position. She can be contacted on 0191 492 6622 or at [email protected]

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