Harrison Scott Associates

Print Buyer

Location
Greater Manchester
Salary
£30k - £40k pa (depending on experience)
Posted
01 Jun 2017
Closes
01 Jul 2017
Ref
J3652
Function
Buying
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

A superb opportunity join a leading Print & Publishing company.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

• Sound understanding and knowledge of most print production processes.

• Current print buying experience min' 2 years

• Ability to manage several projects at any one time within a fast-paced environment, whilst maintaining good attention to detail.

• Strong interpersonal skills, particularly in communicating and negotiating with others.

• Team player who is able to prioritise schedules and manage own workload, highlighting any issues or concerns in a timely manner.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Using print knowledge, review and identity cost effective method of printing/finishing and distribution, maximising value for money, whilst maintaining quality, timings and service levels.

• Project manage multiple jobs at various production stages with brands and suppliers, including proof approval

• Produce accurate print specifications, select appropriate suppliers and request quotes.

• Review submitted costs, identify discrepancies, potential cost savings and negotiation opportunities.

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