Purchasing Team Leader

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Rebecca Overall

About the company
We are excited to be exclusively partnering with Sealite, technology leaders in the design and manufacture of aids to navigation. Sealite distributes products worldwide from its local Melbourne-based manufacturing site, and services customers across many sectors include defence, transport and construction industries.

About the role
Reporting into the Supply Chain Manager, this business-critical role will manage the purchasing function and procure raw materials, finished goods and services. You will contribute to strategic objectives through cost reduction and skilled negotiations.

Key responsibilities

  • Procure raw materials from local and international suppliers
  • Build strong relationships with suppliers locally and internationally
  • Provide analytics to identify cost savings and cost avoidance opportunities
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives of the purchasing/procurement function

Skills and experience
To be successful in this role, you will have a minimum of 5 years purchasing experience gained from within a manufacturing organisation.

ERP experience is highly regarded, with the opportunity to be involved in implementing our new system.
Strong analytics, supplier management and negotiation skills.

Previous experience leading a small team would be advantageous.

Sealite is a values-based organisation that celebrates success and strives for industry best practice. They promote a safe, happy and healthy work environment which includes annual salary reviews, ongoing training and development and a great group of people to work with. As an industry-leading manufacturer who seeks collaboration and innovation, this position won't disappoint and will provide great opportunities to progress your career. To learn more about Sealite, visit sealite.com

How to apply
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, hit APPLY NOW or call Rebecca Overall on 03 8613 3527 to have a confidential discussion.