Lead Buyer/Planner

Job ID: 19154

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You are a highly detail-oriented individual with experience assisting in the purchase and management of incoming raw materials and supplies in a large manufacturing company.


Your role will involve:

  • Purchasing raw materials and supplies for use in the production facility
  • Ensuring prompt, accurate entry and confirmation of purchase orders
  • Ensuring order and supply levels are properly maintained for all required materials in order to maintain inventory levels within control zone
  • Maintaining tracking of expected deliveries in order to forecast inventory levels and react by expediting or de-expediting deliveries as required
  • Ensuring SAP ERP system is up to date and reflects current delivery and quantity releases
  • Negotiating material improvements or cost savings for materials and supplies as assigned
  • Executing and support new product launches or supplier change overs as required
  • Duties will be assigned as required by supervisor and may vary depending on experience as well as production seasonality 

In return you will bring: 

  • Post secondary degree or diploma in a technical area of relevancy or equivalent experience
  • 3 to 5 years experience in purchasing/supplier management role
  • Experience with inventory management and purchasing systems
  • PMAC or CAPICS education is considered an asset
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) and SAP
  • Experience in managing supplier deliveries and invoice reconciliations
  • Experience in managing quality issues and vendor returns
  • Experience in cost negotiation
  • Ability to travel to vendor sites
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision for extended periods of time
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels and all positions within the organization 

Don’t miss this chance to be a part of a growing and rewarding Company!

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About Vistaprint

Vistaprint, a Cimpress company, empowers 16 million micro businesses and consumers annually with affordable, professional print and digital solutions by leading the way in marketing, innovative technologies, custom products and manufacturing excellence.

We strive to be a world-class customer-centric company by offering a broad range of products and services via 25 easy-to-access, localized websites globally and by shipping to more than 130 countries around the world. Our customers benefit from our unique business model supported by proprietary technologies, high-volume production facilities and direct marketing expertise.

Employees of Vistaprint are passionate about understanding the needs of our customers to help them make an impression both at work and in life. We look for customer-centric people who bring ideas, visions and dreams and a passion to deliver on them regardless of department, title or tenure. If you’re a self-starter looking to make an impact, we offer highly rewarding opportunities to grow with us both personally and professionally.

Join some of the finest talent to deliver on our promise as one of the best industry-transforming – and career-transforming – companies in the world. Go to About Us to learn more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Vistaprint, a Cimpress company, is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or marital status.
Vistaprint does not accept unsolicited candidate referrals or resumes / CVs from third-party vendors, including recruitment agencies. Only resumes received from contracted agencies/vendors will be considered. Vistaprint will not be responsible or liable for any fees or costs associated with such unsolicited submissions.