Excellent Opportunity to Utilise your Procurement Skills
ASX Listed Company with Friendly & Professional Work Environment
Build on your Skills within the Growing Health, Wellness & Beauty Sector
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, 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, different suppliers and local manufacturers. You will liaise with the internal Technical Team and external stakeholders to coordinate logistics, material costings and quality of products.
Some of the responsibilities include:
Effectively manage critical path for each project, ensuring schedules, samples and first production are met
Manage sourcing and supply of required raw materials and packaging with local and overseas suppliers
Analyse raw material costing and conduct negotiations with suppliers to achieve favourable pricing and terms & conditions under the guidance of Pre-Production Manager
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
Manage documentation – ensure all negotiated agreements are documented and signed
Perform general administration support as required
Negotiate better pricing and terms & conditions during supplier reviews
Uphold highest standards of product quality by monitoring supplier’s performance and logistics performance.
Coordinate issue resolutions with suppliers
To be successful in your application you will need to meet the following criteria:
Relevant qualifications related to Business, Procurement, Logistics, Project Management or similar
Proven working experience in a similar role in manufacturing environment FMCG, Cosmetics or Retail Industry
2-3 years’ relevant procurement or project management experience
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 our team on 03 9516 0100 and quote ref: PREPRODCOORD0419
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.