Concord Direct is an innovative, performance driven direct response marketing company that provides winning direct marketing packages to a variety of clients. We consistently provide our clients with an exceptional level of expertise and personal service.
We are seeking a Buyer/Planner to join our Operations Team! This person will be responsible for purchasing activities, ensuring the uninterrupted supply of all materials including, paper, packaging materials, and finished components. This position’ s primary objective is to acquire inbound materials on time and complete, from approved suppliers at competitive costs as required to support the operations.
In this busy position, you will assist the Production Manager in implementing and developing procurement policies, procedures, and best practices. You will partner with Account Managers and Finance to design and execute an efficient and effective procurement process. You will be responsible for developing cost savings activities with a goal of achieving year over year savings by negotiating, bidding, or consolidating similar jobs. Additionally, you will be responsible for supplier sourcing and procurement of all goods associated with production schedules and our lettershop’s daily needs. Other responsibilities include preparing and issuing purchase orders to suppliers, ordering and managing paper stock, negotiating vendor agreements relating to cost and delivery, and proactively researching and evaluating potential suppliers to ensure they can produce the quality and quantity of goods needed at the most competitive total cost. You will also serve as the primary backup for production scheduling.
To perform this job successfully, you must be able to negotiate with and influence suppliers and vendors. You must be able to assess and improve processes. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and ERP systems is highly desirable. Bachelor’s degree or one to two years related experience and/or training is required, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
We offer competitive benefits and a casual and collaborative work environment. To apply, please email resume, salary requirements and a letter telling us why you are perfect for this job to firstname.lastname@example.org . Visit our website www.concorddirect.com to learn more about our company and the clients we serve.
Concord Direct is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.