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PRO LABEL INC Purchasing/Estimating Assistant in APPLETON, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND DUTIES : Understand production rates and how to apply profit margins Gain a thorough understanding of the Print Management System 4D LabelTraxx Prepare customer quote documents and review for accuracy and proper grammar Frequent use of Microsoft Outlook and Office products, particularily Excel to input and understand profitability margins Research and identify materials and components that fit customer specifications and procure pricing as well as other options available. Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills while interacting with internal and external sources. Occasionally negotiate pricing for new projects Create purchase orders for materials and other supplies used in the production process Communicate delivery expectations to scheduling and other departments Work with suppliers when defective material is placed on hold and work towards a positive resolution for the company. Basic administrative duties such as filing documents, spreadsheet maintenance and special projects Occasionally assist other departments with administrative tasks, departments to assist: Customer Service, HR and Sales Frequent Job Duties: Ink: Weekly inventory on stocked items as well as midweek spot check Month end count of ink/press supplies based on ink spreadsheet Compare purchase requests from ink room to inventory/job ticket requirements Create Purchase orders based on inventory needs/job ticket necessity oStock: Order stock on occasion for jobs based on job requirements. oJob Board Daily check of job tickets requiring a purchase order to arrive. Follow up on open purchase orders on job cards/purchase order screen. oReject/Hold: Record any material complaints onto the reject spreadsheet. Interact with suppliers to remedy complaints Coordinate the "reject/hold" area to keep reject material in order oPacking Lists: Review all packing lists to be sent to accounting for errors Check pricing matches on po and acknowledgement Estimating oEstimates Work with Jennifer to build quotes supplied from CSR department or from Sales team. Collect Samples of material to send to customers/salesmen Supervision Received: Closely work with the Purchasing Manager and other purchasing personnel. Work is judged primarily on overall results with limited latitude in choice of methods including assignment of work. Contact with others: Frequent contact with department managers and co-workers. Consistently demonstrate professional behavior and a positive attitude Judgment/Initiative: High level of judgment and initiative are required when working in this position. Must possess the ability to not just solve immediate problems but to recognize the future implications so a proactive approach can be taken. Working Environment: Office environment Majority of time spent at High activity level, i.e., Standing, sitting, computer Frequent standing/walking/movement required Equipment Used: Computer- requires a high level of knowledge of various platforms* Telephone* Calculator Estimating platforms Various other basic office equipment ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of all operations and procedures; Able to read and follow directions Able to work independently with little to no direction on occasion Must be accurate and precise Good interpersonal skills Promotes and models safety procedures Must be prompt and reliable Able to work with others in accomplishing tasks or goals in a team atmosphere. Ability to adapt quickly to new and varied job tasks in a fast paced environment. Strong multi-tasking skills Fluent knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint) Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with others. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply In Person: 2915 N. Progress Dr. Appleton, WI 54911 E-Mail a R sum : m