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Procurement specialist

Job Title: Procurement specialist
Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time
Location: Southern Sydney, New South Wales
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH16209_1533084775
Contact Name: Kirby Brennan
Contact Email: kirbyb@sixdegreesexecutive.com.au
Job Published: August 01, 2018 01:52

Job Description

Procurement Specialist

Rapidly growing food business based in Alexandria have a newly created Procurement Specialist to support their ongoing business growth. They are a passionate business, commercially driven, dynamic, fast paced and invest in good people.

Working closely with the General Manager of Procurement, you will be responsible for providing coordination and support on a wide range of procurement projects including category planning for ingredients and packaging, sourcing and logistics coordination.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the management of key tenders including packaging, ingredients, raw materials and fresh produce
  • Supporting the set up and implementation of new online procurement system
  • Working closely with the GM of Procurement to source improved products, raw materials and ingredients in line with the brand's strategy and direction, ensuring best value and lowest risk
  • Coordinating, evaluating and implementing new product trials
  • Collating, reviewing and rectifying supplier-based quality issues
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Assisting with the transition of logistics and warehousing to a preferred 3PL

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in a procurement specialist role
  • Experience working in food manufacturing or QSR industry
  • A current understanding of procurement concepts, processes, sourcing activities and trends
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, delivering projects to deadlines
  • Exceptional time management and stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent analytical, interpretation and problem-solving skills

Apply via the link below or contact Kirby 0280247112 for further information.