Estimating and Procurement Specialist

| Willowbrook, IL, USA
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Company Overview

Sepire is a marketing services and communications distribution company specializing in complex, compliance driven solutions for its' clientele. We are a technology forward company focused on delivering automation solutions in a highly secure environment. Our multi-channel communications services include contact management, printing, mailing, fulfillment, and electronic delivery.

Role Description

The Estimating and Procurement Specialist role reports to the Customer Operations team. This position is responsible for managing all estimates and outsource requests and building a sourcing strategy for the company. Members of the estimating/procurement team provide one-on-one support to our customers and internal departments by reviewing customer quote requests and entering the information into the ERP system to create a price estimate based upon job specifications. The successful candidate will develop customer relationships through exemplary service and knowledge of the digital print and mailing industry.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Coordinate and document all detailed costs, materials, and workflow required by other departments to ensure job and client expectations are met
  • Understand the processes and flow of production and how the rates affect the final pricing
  • Quote parts, based on the cost of materials, labor, and required production processes
  • Verify that estimates have accurate quantities, cost, and processes needed to fulfill the customer’s order, while maintaining profit goals
  • Work closely with customer service, purchasing, production, and inventory departments
  • Develop and execute sourcing strategies to deliver production partners
  • Provide insight to internal and/or partner stakeholders spanning the entire supplier relationship lifecycle
  • Manage and effectively deliver multiple projects on time and with the appropriate results
  • Analyze client data to understand buying needs and partner criteria
  • Negotiate best pricing and service through the application of current sourcing methodology
  • Summarize and present supplier reporting to leadership, and internal stakeholders, including recommendations on suppliers, specification and/or process changes to deliver value
  • Ensure partnership strategies can be executed in compliance with appropriate policies and procedures, support internal and/or client stakeholders in resolving supplier issues as necessary
  • Provide first-rate relationship development and maintenance to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction, for all internal and client stakeholders
  • Support manufacturing by learning equipment run rates, departmental SOPs/SWIs and trafficking jobs to ensure timely delivery

Qualifications and Skills

  • 3-5+ years of related experience in direct mail and digital printing experience preferred.
  • Experience with EFI and Pace preferred
  • comfortable working within a team environment, meeting team objectives
  • confident with a computer as we are a highly technology focused organization and use a variety of applications to collaborate, process, create, and manage production
  • ability to work within a process driven environment, multi-task, and manage priorities

Benefits and Perks

  • health insurance
  • vacation
  • paid holidays
  • birthday PTO
  • 401k
  • convenient to public transportation and interstate access

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More Information on Sepire
Sepire operates in the AdTech industry. The company is located in Burr Ridge, IL. Sepire was founded in 2019. It has 39 total employees. To see all 2 open jobs at Sepire, click here.
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