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Materials Buyer

Company: Visible Supply Chain Management
Location: West Jordan
Posted on: August 17, 2019

Job Description:

Description Visible Supply Chain Management Since 1992, Visible has grown to become one of the country's leading providers of shipping, fulfillment & third-party logistics. Visible ranks 2nd only to Amazon as a USPS Reseller. As a result, we now work with 25,000 customers, shipping to almost 140 countries & territories. Position Description The Materials Buyer is responsible to interface with the Account Management and Sales group in procuring printed material and other items required for client product shipments and assure they are on time and of top quality standards. In doing so, the buyer will manage vendor relationships and work to decrease costs while improving performance and mitigate supply chain risks. The Materials Buyer will work together with the Account Management team to offer ideas on design and product presentation in the packaging materials. The Materials Buyer will work closely with vendors to ensure inventory levels are maintained on the floor and develop min/max levels with the organization's warehouse and vendors' warehouses to optimize cash flow and space utilization. What You'll Do:

  • Coordinate with Account Management, Sales, and Clients to obtain information on the needs of materials required for product release and shipments
  • Offer design idea that will enhance the presentation and protection of client products to the market
  • Maintain quality standards on incoming materials
  • Work with vendors in obtaining quotes and going through the proofing process with the client
  • Manage incoming art files form the client to assure a smooth transition to proofing
  • Negotiate pricing and payment terms as well as qualifying new vendors according to ability, quality, and service
  • Create and manage PO's within the company systems to assure product arrives on time
  • Meet with vendors and conduct quarterly Vendor Reviews to offer feedback on performance What You'll Bring:
    • Team oriented mentality
    • Capacity to lead a team to achieve set goals
    • Desire to work in a fun and fast paced environment
    • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
    • A capacity to learn What Makes Us Awesome:
      • Competitive starting pay, dependent on experience
      • Comprehensive benefits package, including; Medical, Dental/Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Accident Insurance, 401(k), and Pet insurance
      • 8 paid holidays
      • Generous paid time off
      • Fun, team centric culture Requirements
        • 2-3 years of experience in the print and corrugate buying industry
        • Experience in vendor management of price and service levels
        • Skill in both verbal and written communication
        • Proficiency in spreadsheet software
        • Ability to "think outside of the box" to develop options on packaging for client products Preferred Education and Experience
          • Bachelor's degree preferred
          • NetSuite experience preferred About Visible Founded as a fulfillment company with a single warehouse in 1992, Visible has grown to become one of the country's leading providers of shipping, packaging, fulfillment, freight services, warehousing, and logistics. Shipping 127 million packages last year, Visible now ranks second only to Amazon as a USPS Reseller. This resulting bulk buying power saves customers money on shipping costs. Custom packaging services reduce their costs more, by right-sizing packaging dimensions and weights to fit optimal carrier rate brackets. And four bi-coastal warehouses, including Memphis, allow its customers to lower rates even further by optimizing on shipping zones. As a result, Visible now works with 25,000 customers, shipping to almost 140 countries and territories. Its seasoned experts fulfill using proprietary technology that helps them maintain 99.8% fulfillment accuracy and a 99.9% on-time shipping record, while providing customers with end-to-end transparent shipment tracking. With a major focus on parcel shipping, Visible is able to help online retailers better compete with the biggest brand names out there today. Through Visible's services, online retailers can offer their customers better service, more economical shipping, and faster delivery times.

Keywords: Visible Supply Chain Management, Salt Lake City , Materials Buyer, Professions , West Jordan, Utah

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