Project Coordinator (The position has been filled)
Australia, New South Wales
Full Time
08/04/2020
  • Utilise your Project Management Skills to Launch Products
  • Opportunity for a Qualified Procurement Specialist to Join a Vibrant Team
  • Initial Fixed Term Tenure Role to be Reviewed for Permanency

 

OUR CLIENT

Our client is an established Consumer Goods company operating in a variety of markets including the growing health, wellness, food, 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.

 

ROLE

Reporting directly to the Pre-Production Manager, the successful candidate will ensure that new products transition from design to the first production smoothly. This will be achieved by coordinating activities 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 from personal care, food, and health industry.

This initial six month fixed term tenure role will be reviewed with a view to becoming permanent.

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 with local and overseas suppliers
  • Analyse raw material costing and conduct negotiations with suppliers to achieve favorable pricing and terms & conditions under the guidance of Pre-Production Manager
  • Coordinate and ascertain stability trials of new products
  • Assist in creating and implementing sourcing technical documents for new products
  • Manage documentation – ensure all negotiated agreements are documented and signed
  • Perform general administrative support as required
  • Negotiate better pricing and  terms & conditions during supplier reviews
  • Uphold the highest standards of product quality by monitoring the supplier’s performance and logistics performance
  • Coordinate issue resolutions with suppliers

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

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

  • Relevant qualifications related to Business, Science, Procurement, Logistics, Project Management or similar
  • Proven working experience in a similar role in manufacturing environment FMCG such as Cosmetics, Food, Pharmaceuticals or Health 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

 

APPLICATIONS

For a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity, please call Helen on 0438 620 434. Alternatively, please email [email protected]

To apply for this role, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button then send your current resume and a cover letter to CS Executive Group.

 

THANK YOU

CS Executive Group would like to thank you in advance for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of correspondence our recruitment team receives on a daily basis, we can only contact applicants being considered for shortlisting as candidates.

However, if on this occasion you’re unsuccessful, please note your details will be added to our Talent Pool database.