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Purchasing Manager


A full-service commercial print company is looking to add a Purchasing Agent to its team!
Job Summary:

The position entails estimating costs and initial planning of potential jobs to be produced or brokered.


Receive and confirm specifications included in “Requests for Quote” forms and other pricing requests.
Plan press layouts and other production methods for each estimate.
Coordinate with customer service/estimating departments both internally and at affiliated companies to obtain accurate pricing on external production functions.
Obtain competitive pricing from unaffiliated vendors for materials and services as needed including quotes from multiple sources for comparison.
Work with production supervisors as needed to answer technical questions regarding projects.
Use estimating tools (software, standards, etc.) to compile estimated costs that will be both competitive for the customer and profitable for the company.
Communicate with the Director of Client Services and/or President to establish pricing for completed estimates.
Maintain a daily log of estimates completed.
Required Skills/Abilities:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
Ability to prioritize tasks.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
Intermediate math skills required.
Knowledge of graphic arts, specifically lithographic printing, pre-press, and display fabrication.
Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Math or Business preferred
At least two years of related experience in the print, display, and graphic arts industry.

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