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Overview of Position:

Responsible for the direct purchase of materials and services required to support the ongoing operational, manufacturing and administrative functions of St Joseph Print.

Key Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Address and follow-up on all inquiries from both internal customers and outside vendors
  • Review and approve all dockets / requisitions to ensure the buying of the most cost effective product prior to ordering
  • Purchase all requirements for paper, services and consumables as required
  • Support company operations with an uninterrupted flow of materials and services
  • Maintain positive, continuing relationships with new and existing vendors
  • Support other departments of the company by supplying them with all the necessary information as it pertains to each individual job
  • Complete month end reports
  • Seek opportunities to improve current methods and efficiencies on an ongoing basis
  • Maintain low inventory levels at all times
  • Maintain accurate purchasing data, including historical records of all purchases, that can be accessed by all departmental personnel
  • Review and authorize all vouchers for payment processing
  • Track and document all additional costs
  • Process claims related to defective or late deliveries that impede production
  • Ensure that his/her workstation is kept safe, neat and clean at all times.
  • Use or wear any equipment, protective devices or clothing required by the company;
  • Report any defect in any equipment or protective device e.g. PPE, machine guarding which may be hazardous to either themselves or another worker
  • Refrain from removing or disabling any protective device
  • Report any injury, illness or hazardous condition/act immediately to their supervisor or manager.
  • Participate in all required health and safety training
  • Works within and adheres to all St. Joseph Health and Safety Operating Standards, including Operating Standard HS-010 Associate/Supplied Labour/Temporary Associate Responsibilities.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • Perform all job functions in a safe and healthful manner, abiding by and in accordance with all applicable Health, Safety and Environmental company policies and government legislation/regulations.
  • Adhere to the Company’s Quality System operating procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Management

Qualifications, Education and Experience Required:

  • Minimum two to three years’ purchasing experience, preferably within the printing industry
  • Enrolment in Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC) is an asset
  • Good knowledge of overall printing industry and terminology
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communications skills
  • Proficient in Word and Excel
  • Detail oriented and attention for accuracy

Please submit your résumé in confidence to

Please quote “Purchasing Agent” in the subject line of your e-mail. 

St. Joseph Print is an equal opportunity employer.


Company Name St. Joseph Print
Category Category -> Marketing / Advertising
Job Type Job Type -> Full-Time
Location Toronto
Area Area -> Vaughan