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Pre-Production Coordinator – New Products (The position has been filled)
Australia, New South Wales
Build on your Skills within the Growing Health, Wellness & Beauty Sector
ASX Listed Company with Friendly & Professional Work Environment
Excellent Opportunity to Show Case your Procurement Skills
Our client is an established Consumer Goods company operating in a variety of markets including the growing health, wellness, personal care and other household items sectors. With a heritage of operating in Australia for well over a Century, the company has operations in Australia, New Zealand and Asia, whilst locally operates out of both Sydney and Melbourne.
Reporting directly to the Pre- Production Manager – New Products, the successful candidate will ensure that new products transition from design to first production smoothly. This will be achieved by coordinating activity between the Company, suppliers in China and local manufacturers. Various employment options are available to suit your lifestyle and career ambitions including permanent and contract.
Some of the responsibilities include:
Effectively manage critical path for each project, ensuring schedules, samples and first production are met
Manage sourcing and supply
Creation and analysis of costing
Sourcing & communicating with local and overseas suppliers on all production requirements.
Coordinate and ascertain approvals on samples and mass production samples
Coordinate packaging cost/ time-line and packaging sample management
Assist in creating and implementing sourcing technical documents for new products
General administration support as required
Negotiating better pricing, terms and conditions
Ensuring all negotiated agreements are documented and signed
Quality Assurance and issue resolution with suppliers
To be successful in your application you will need to meet the following criteria:
2-3 years’ relevant procurement or project management experience – Cosmetics and personal care industry/retail will be highly regarded
Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills
Proven professional approach in business dealings
Strong negotiation skills
Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively both independently and within a team
Highly organized with a strong analytical mindset
Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Ability to develop and complete projects
Proven ability to prioritize in order to meet deadlines and provide high quality results to management
Interest in the Health, Wellness & Beauty sector
To apply for this role, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below and send your updated resume with a covering letter to CS Executive Group. For a confidential discussion about this role, please call Daniele on 0434 746 361or our team on 03 9516 0100 and quote ref: PPC1118.
We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive daily, we cannot contact all candidates. Please note, however, if you are not successful on this occasion, your resume will remain on our database and you will be contacted for other roles.