CAREERS AT GLS / NEXT

As an employee you will be part of a dynamic group of people, guiding our company on the leading edge of marketing technology. You will be encouraged to reach your highest potential and develop new skills — leading us into new territory and a strong future.   Check out the job listings below. If you don’t see anything that meets your job search criteria, send your resume our way — perhaps you have a talent we may need in the near future. We accept resumes via fax: 763.592.0583, or email: openjobs@glsmn.com or click Apply.

Minnetonka

There are no open positions at this time.


Brooklyn Park

Outside Service Purchaser/Buyer

 

GLS/NEXT Precision Marketing is currently accepting resumes for an Outside Service Purchaser/Buyer at our headquarters in Brooklyn Park, MN. This position is involved in varied purchasing assignments, requiring extensive knowledge of materials or outside services purchased. The Outside Service Purchaser/Buyer obtains materials, equipment, services or supplies at lowest cost consistent with required quality, quantity, and availability from responsible, reliable sources. This position also assures that vendor purchased items are delivered in a manner that work is not interrupted, delivered to specification, budget and schedule.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Price, negotiate and purchase material, services and supplies in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Works in conjunction with all departments confirming progress of jobs requiring outside services and with the Shipping and Receiving Lead on logistics of material requiring outside services
  • Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority
  • Maintains records of materials or services purchased such as delivery dates, vendors, costs, product quality or performance and inventories
  • Track and manage supplier deliveries, and investigate and resolve discrepancies on pricing, terms and conditions, and other aspects of vendor orders
  • Work closely with CSR’s to secure a complete and accurate purchase order including price for all procurement items
  • Assist Account Executives and CSR’s on requests for die lines, mockups, folding dummies, paper samples, ink draws and other purchasing related requests
  • Handles outside service purchasing requests for St. Paul campus from incoming to outgoing jobs

 

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2 years purchasing experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment or demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above mentioned tasks
  • Knowledge of paper products
  • Must have exceptional math and analytical skills to adequately analyze and interpret supplier quotes, contracts and other supplier-related issues
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels and across the organization
  • Must have highly developed negotiating skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft software products and other PC applications
  • Strong skills in work planning and scheduling and knowledge of those procedures

St. Paul

Project Manager

 

GLS Companies is currently accepting resumes for a Project Manager at our St. Paul campus. As a Project Manager you will be responsible for the overall account management of client specific projects for GLS. The Project Manager oversees all aspects of the project which includes setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, and monitoring progress of jobs for our customers. Project Managers are expected to multitask throughout much of the day; must be able to manage constraints as well as analyze the time required for the project, the cost of the project, and the overall scope of the project to ensure success.

 

Ideal candidate must have 2 years of Lettershop and Account Management experience. Previous customer service experience within the printing industry, extensive knowledge with order, production and invoicing processes and systems and strong computer skills. Must possess strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills, be detail-oriented and operate well in a team environment. GLS offers an excellent wage and benefit package including 401k plan. Please submit resume and salary requirements to be considered.