Purchasing Manager

Job title : Purchasing Manager
Location : New South Wales
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Wendy Terry
Contact email : wterry@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : 1506184
Our client is well known manufacturer across the consumer products space, and after recent expansion, they are looking for a purchasing manager to manage the purchasing function across their five brands, and add headcount to their global procurement team.

Reporting to the Head of Procurement, you will be responsible for the optimisation of all systems and processes within the purchasing team, and providing day to day leadership to a team of purchasing coordinators.

Our client has a passion for culture, so this role is working five days a week in the office, with flexibility when required.  Their environment is highly engaging and you will be working side by side with your key stakeholders on a daily basis.   

Key Responsibilities:
  • Creation and optimisation of all end to end purchase order processes across the entire range of brands
  • Monitoring and advising on potential delays to internal stakeholders
  • Working closely alongside NPD and quality teams to understand upcoming launches, promotions and timelines to ensure correct gate levels can be set for DIFOT
  • Develop reports and dashboards that track supplier performance from a purchasing viewpoint
  • Ensure master data – including but not limited to lead times, production minimums, price breaks and contacts within ERP system are accurate
  • Coach and support purchasing team and offer opportunities for growth and development
Required Knowledge:
  • Bachelor's Degree or similar in Supply Chain, Engineering or Business
  • Extensive experience working within a similar role across manufacturing
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to think ‘outside the box’
  • Strong experience across contract negotiations
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work closely with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience leading and mentoring a small team
In return, our client can offer an environment which promotes diversity, inclusion, well being and further training and development.  This role has a salary, super and bonus component.

To find out more, please contact Wendy Terry on 0419 963 163 or email: wterry@sharpandcarter.com.au