Harrison Scott Associates

Print Buyer

3 days left

Location
London
Salary
circa £40k pa
Posted
15 Oct 2019
Closes
15 Nov 2019
Ref
J4310
Function
Buying
Discipline
Printing
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

A major print management company is on the search for a Print Buyer with strong Point of Sale experience. The chosen candidate will be responsible for leveraging knowledge and networking skills; building sustainable supplier relationships; and managing contracts with key suppliers to drive best possible results.

Communication and negotiation skills will be essential to success in this role, as it will be your duty to ensure all materials are bought at the most competitive price and delivery, quality & service meet the required standards for all projects. You will also be an organised individual, responsible for end to end associated administration.

You must be a considerate team player, working closely with sales, product marketing, design and production.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

• Sound knowledge and understanding of all print production processes.

• Previous printed Point of Sale buying experience – minimum 4 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 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.

 

 

Harrison Scott is the largest recruitment company in the UK in print, packaging and paper. For access to exclusive vacancies, register with us at harrison-scott.com/candidates/register/

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