Planner / Buyer – Manufacturing (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
  • Great Opportunity to Join Successful & Growing Multinational Compamy
  • Build on your Current Planning & Buying Skills within a Supply Chain Function
  • Four Month Contract to be Reviewed with Immediate Start Available



Our client is a well known global manufacturer of pharmaceutical products. With excellent facilities in Melbourne’s South Eastern suburbs, their business continues to grow both in Australia and overseas. With TGA and FDA accreditations, the company follows stringent GMP practices ensuring all products manufactured on-site are of the highest quality.



This is a contract role for four months which will be reviewed. It requires the person to work Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week. The successful candidate will have a few years experience in a similar role, as this is an entry level role, and will be available to start ASAP. In summary, you will be required to:

  • Produce and manage the Manufacturing Schedule for Production in liaison with the Department Managers that meets the order due dates whilst optimizing machine utilization.
  • Place and maintain purchase orders of packaging and raw materials to support the production plan, whilst ensuring appropriate levels of quality, cost and service from the supplier.
  • Manage expiry of Raw Materials
  • Manage multiple stakeholders and competing demands



To be successful in your application, you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Buying and Scheduling experience, using MRP systems and processes
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • APICS knowledge or accreditation well regarded
  • Understanding of the Code of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) within a food or pharmaceutical environment would be ideal
  • High standard of computer literacy, ideally ERP systems
  • Must be results driven with excellent problem solving and time management skills
  • Must be able to deal with material quality problems effectively and escalate as required.
  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders to achieve positive outcomes
  • Capable of resolving day-to-day issues and situations that arise as related to both manufacturing/packaging and materials.
  • Able to work under pressure and make decisions with minimal guidance.
  • General Supply Chain Knowledge
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing/Production Capabilities



To be considered for this role please apply at your earliest convenience by using the ‘Apply Now’ button below and send your updated Resume with a Covering Letter to the team at CS Executive Group.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of candidates we can only contact those with suitable qualifications and experience. Please note, however, that your resumes will remain on our database and be considered for additional suitable roles.