Direct Material Buyer

Procurement Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania


Build your Career with an Industry Leader

Multi-Color Corporation and Fort Dearborn have merged and are now the world’s largest prime label and packaging supplier. Join the new MCC and you will have the opportunity to become part of an organization that is committed to excellence and industry leadership for over 110 years.

As an integral part of the team support plant operations with all purchasing functions ensuring continuous supply of material and supplies while minimizing inventory carrying costs.  Support corporate initiatives by maintaining and monitoring a comprehensive set of reports for supplier performance management, contract administration, spend reporting, and other data reporting. 

Why work at MCC: 

  • Compensation: $68,000 annually
  • Generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance and 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays: New Years, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, plus two floating holidays


  • Issue purchase orders and update system with delivery dates based on order acknowledgements; reconcile order acknowledgements with purchase orders (ie; pricing, material, qty, etc)
  • Resolution of supplier issues for materials, escalate in a timely manner when necessary and communicate the status.
  • Reconcile open purchase orders with suppliers on a weekly basis
  • Manage Costs- Identify opportunities to reduce costs related to raw materials
  • Ensure raw material forecasts align with production requirements
  • Managed consigned inventory with suppliers on site and off site
  • Review incoming raw material report on a weekly basis with scheduling for any delivery changes
  • Inventory management – Coordinate with operations to review aged materials on a regular basis for disposition, root cause analysis, implement changes to mitigate aged material
  • Build and maintain supplier relationships to streamline the escalation process for expedites
  • Develop and maintain a database for customer stocking agreements
  • Manage claim database and submission process to supplier
  • Coordinate the ranking of suppliers on supplier scorecards
  • Provide incoming material report to receiving
  • Coordinate with Finance and Ops for pre-physical planning
  • Meet key procurement metrics: inventory turns, YOY savings, days claims outstanding, etc.
  • Run ad-hoc reports as necessary and summarize information to management
  • Attention to details is critical to this position


  • Bachelor’s Degree in business related area or equivalent required.
  • 2-3 years of purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Experience in pulling data and report creation in an ERP computer system preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Office: Word, PowerPoint, and advanced Excel skills required (Data Analysis).
  • Proven strong communication and data analysis skills required.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

 MCC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. MCC is an equal opportunity employer.