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PLANNING & PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST

Trusted supplier of commercial water treatment systems
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    HANDS-ON, DYNAMIC, FAST-PACED ENVIRONMENT

    12-MONTH FIXED TERM CONTRACT (VIEW TO PERMANENT)

    CBD FRINGE LOCATION/IMMEDIATE COMMENCEMENT

    Our client is a global leader and trusted supplier of premium, innovative and affordable commercial water treatment systems, and chemicals.  A rare opportunity has emerged for a versatile and proactive individual to join the organisation.

    Reporting directly to the Financial Controller, the Planning & Procurement Specialist will play a critical role in partnering with key stakeholders to plan, develop and manage procurement arrangements to effectively meet organisational and business objectives.

    Key accountabilities

    • Manage end-end purchasing of raw materials / consumables;
    • Forecast and manage orders based on sales projections to ensure availability of materials;
    • Negotiate price and terms with suppliers, monitor performance of vendors (local & overseas) to ensure quality and delivery metrics are met;
    • Analyse data, ensure stock on hand/in transit meets order requirements and sales plans;
    • Monitor delivery timeframes, follow up on outstanding orders, manage delivery expectations;
    • Identify and address potential supply and transport issues to mitigate risk;
    • Work closely with key departments (sales, warehousing, and marketing) to ensure supply and demand is met;
    • Maintain and update procurement records; generate reports on procurement/contract activity to meet organisational compliance requirements;
    • Ensure adequate and appropriate stock levels are maintained within warehouses (Aust/New Zealand and USA);
    • Ad hoc duties as required.

    Skill and Experience

    • Tertiary qualifications in business, economics, supply chain management or equivalent;
    • Significant experience in a similar role within a manufacturing / industrial environment (working with hazardous chemicals and dangerous goods, along with knowledge of ocean freight shipping procedures will be highly regarded);
    • Highly organised with excellent time management skills;
    • Ability to work under pressure and resolve problems in real time;
    • Strong verbal, written and numeracy skills, with an analytical and strategic mindset;
    • High-level computer literacy; advanced Excel skills (essential); ERP systems preferably SAP;
    • Effectively communicate requirements with co-workers at all levels and disciplines;
    • Customer-centric approach with a positive attitude and solid negotiating capabilities;
    • Have a passion for continual improvement and be a team player who is well versed in operating in a fast paced and demanding environment.

    Applications in Word format only should be addressed to Marisa Hunt.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

    For a confidential discussion, please call (08) 8100 8824.

    Please contact the number above if you do not receive an auto response email acknowledging your application.

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