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Purchasing Buyer/Analyst in Napa, CA at Multi-Color

Date Posted: 5/4/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Purpose: Oversee and manage the organization’s consumables spend while developing into lead buyer for our Sheet fed department.

Buyer duties include:

  •  Identify cost savings through strategic consumables purchasing.
  • Responsible for the purchasing of raw materials; specific to our Sheet fed department.
  • Become proficient backup to Pressure Sensitive raw materials.
  • Involvement with supplier audits (e.g. site visits, scorecard development and review); specifically related to quality metrics.
  • Escalate issues to Purchasing & Logistics Manager when necessary.
  • Involvement with Supply Chain Management projects as needed.
  • Help identify process improvement options in Purchasing group.
  • Tracks Raw Material inventory for the Napa Plant including inventory turns. Assists with development of plans to minimize inventory.

 Analyst duties include:

  • Analyze Sheet fed paper inventory positions for items that have three month lead time.
  • Analyze consumables spend. Look for savings opportunities and bid out business when appropriate.
  • Gathers and interprets relevant data (costs, productivity, demand patterns, market indices trends etc.) for supply chain analysis.




Job Requirements

Requirements: Experience/Skills Required: 3+ years in a mid-level supply chain role; demonstrated collaboration skills with ability to influence others (departments) without direct authority; attention to detail, time management, initiative and presentation skills are critical. Must have strong computer skills in MS Outlook and Word, and be at advanced level of Microsoft Excel. Education: Bachelor’s Degree (supply chain, or similar program preferred); in-depth knowledge of printing or packaging industry as it relates to supply chain management a plus, but not required.


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