Purchasing and Planning Coordinator

Location: Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Mark Yeoman

About the company

This iconic speciality chemicals company have been at the forefront of innovation and technology operating across key industry verticals such as Construction, Coatings, Manufacturing and Mining they are a true industry leader with and exceptional reputation for excellence.

About the role

As Purchasing and Planning coordinator, you will be working alongside the Supply Chain team and will be responsible for engaging with Suppliers, creating purchase orders, planning/forecasting inventory and logistics coordination.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting with creating master purchase plans with sales and production
  • Creating and executing domestic & international purchase orders
  • Holding and reporting on inventory as per the agreed forecast
  • Investigating alternate suppliers of raw materials
  • Reporting on stock valuations and cash flow impacts
  • Leading the supplier evaluations for our ISO 9001 accreditation
  • Negotiations with suppliers leading to best in market prices for materials & services

Skills and Experience

  • 5 + years' experience in a similar role
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • International purchasing experience
  • Superior communication skills with internal & external stakeholders
  • Information system use and MS Excel intermediate use
  • Problem solving via data analysis
  • Relevant degree qualification in supply chain, business or science, Exposure to B2B businesses, Exposure to manufacturing/industrial environments are all advantageous

How to apply
Click on the APPLY button or contact Mark Yeoman (03 8613 3534) for a confidential discussion.