Print Buyer - Manchester - £35k

Reference: PrintMatch1316

An outstanding opening has arisen for a Print Buyer to join a leading print/marketing and creative organisation on the outskirts of Manchester.

Adding to their print team at this exciting time, our client is looking for Print Buyer with experience of purchasing print and related services. In return, you will work in a buzzing environment, within a dynamic team.

The Role

  • Manage effectively daily work to lists for RFQs/enquiries and orders in accordance to SLAs
  • Use creative & imaginative ideas for waste reduction and savings
  • Use Excel to build tables and matrices to summarise information
  • Ensure each order placed is delivered; On time, in budget, to the required quality/specification
  • Identify, build and manage a specialist network of 'best in class' suppliers
  • Ensure supplier appraisals are performed & uploaded to the Vendor Manager, managing supplier performance
  • Negotiates with suppliers to achieve best value within quality & time SLAs
  • Assists account management in decision making for placing jobs internally/externally based on capability

About you


  • You have excellent communication skills and can liaise with people at all levels.
  • You can identify and rectify any issues before they happen
  • You can manage third party suppliers and ensure communication and process is maintained at all times
  • You are a dynamic and positive individual with exceptional knowledge of the print process with proven experience within the industry
  • You have excellent client facing skills and are always interested in discussing the best and most cost effective way to move projects forwards
  • Print buying experience


To apply for the vacancy of Print Buyer, please forward a copy of your CV

Alternatively, we have a number of other vacancies we are currently dealing with across various categories that include: Account Manager, Account Executive, Account Director, Project Manager, Production Manager, Estimator, Buyer, Sales Manager, Sales Executive. Call us on 01279 772967 or 772968




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