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  • 4.6.2021

    Purchasing Lead

    Forge Graphic Works is a group of highly skilled, creative thinkers who design and produce retail graphics and consumer experiences. We do work for big brands and small companies alike, specializing in designing and printing large retail campaigns, event graphics, retail displays and other marketing programs. We work hard but have fun designing and producing really cool stuff.

    We are currently looking to add a purchasing lead to our team. As purchasing lead, you will work with our project management and production staff to cost outsource services, negotiate vendor pricing and purchase stock and specialty materials for 3D & 2D production projects. You will also be responsible maintaining accurate PO & system pricing for all stock materials as well as administer regular inventory counts.

    As we work across many mediums and industries for our clients, this is a position for someone who enjoys a challenge that varies from day to day and wants to grow within a fun, creative and growing business.

    Responsibilities:

    • Source, order, and manage inventory of materials as needed by project management and production staff
    • Source and manage vendors of outsourced products and services
    • Strategically plan projects in order to meet timelines and budget
    • Research and present new material resources to project management team
    • Administer & report monthly inventory counts
    • Ensure accurate pricing in estimation software at all times
    • Communicate between internal teams and outside vendors regarding all project requirements
    • Monitor and report on project status to all stakeholders
    • Problem solve and meet/manage client and company expectations

    Required Skills:

    • Thorough understanding of large format printing processes, materials, installation and fulfillment
    • Strong understanding of 3D fabrication manufacturing materials and solutions
    • Creative thinker and problem solver
    • Self-motivated and skilled at building relationships
    • At least 3-4 years of project management or hands-on production experience in large format printing, build shop or sign shop environment
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Extreme attention to detail
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and multi-task quickly and effectively
    • Must be able to work in a fast paced, extremely deadline-driven environment
    • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Excel and basic knowledge of Adobe Design software

    We Offer:

    • Fun, creative and casual work environment
    • Substantial benefits package (medical, dental, vision + 401k w/employer match)
    • High standards of quality and creativity
    • A tight-knit, strong team of employees
    • High profile projects

    We are looking for the right candidate, willing to commit to a long-term relationship. Please send us a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements and we will respond to applicants chosen for later interviews. Any applications missing this info will not be responded to. All replies and interviews will be strictly confidential.

    Thank you for your interest!

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