Purchasing Manager Required in Charlotte, USA

Serial No: 129409
Location: North Carolina, United States - View on map

Skills Provision is searching for a Purchasing Manager for a company in the United States.

Join an established Book Publishing Company and be a part of an exciting, growing Product Development Team.


Sector: Publishing

Location: Charlotte, United States

Position: Permanent



Salary & Benefits

  • $95,000 p/a
  • Benefits package available



  • Manage terms and conditions for all vendors
  • Source, verify, and develop new vendors, establish terms and conditions and relationships
  • Responsible for maintaining or exceeding product quality
  • Review, communicate, and approve all manufacturing schedules
  • Work with PCs to verify all proofs and advances are received
  • Prepare reports including below minimums, on order etc
  • Track all product assemblies (labels, bags, product) to ensure that all parts are in stock and available as required
  • Support PD Manager
  • Research and develop new products
  • Verify all samples meet approved quality standards
  • Quality control all delivered products to ensure that they meet PO specifications
  • Attend sourcing shows to generate new product ideas
  • Develop a list of vetted vendors
  • Responsible for managing data



  • Bachelor’s degree in a suitable subject
  • 5 years’ experience in manufacturing/purchasing
  • Familiar with importing, customs and product government regulations
  • Strong negotiation skills, attention to detail
  • Excellent communicator in person, on phone, and in writing
  • Ability to travel for press checks and sourcing and trade shows
  • Ability to think outside the box and generate creative solutions
  • Familiarity/experience with printing and graphics production processes required
  • Existing print and product vendor relationships a plus
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with back-end business systems


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