Procurement Lead

Location: Blacktown, New South Wales
Job Type: Temporary
Reference: JO-1804-157311_1523150848
Salary: Negotiable

The organisation

This well established family business has been operating for over 70 years and has achieved an excellent reputation in the market. Based in the Blacktown area they process, produce and distribute meat products across Australia and internationally.

The opportunity

Due to recent growth an opportunity has become available for a Procurement Lead/Senior Procurement Officer to join a small, close-knit procurement team. You will initially be engaged on a 6 month contract, but there is genuine potential for extension as you demonstrate the value you can add to the organisation. Reporting directly to the Group Logistics and Procurement Manager, you will primarily be responsible for the procurement of materials and services to fulfil production plans in a timely manner. Your other key accountabilities will include;

  • Raising purchase orders as required
  • Forecasting and maintaining minimum order levels
  • Strategically sourcing new products and suppliers
  • Building and improving on current processes
  • Managing the placement and movement of stock within the warehouse
  • Controlling and receiving stock
  • Investigation and resolution of stock discrepancies
  • Management of stock to be returned to suppliers
  • Maintaining company policies and procedures

You will need

  • Significant 'hands-on' procurement experience, ideally within food manufacturing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong negotiation and stakeholder management skills
  • Experience leading and mentoring staff (desirable)

If you believe you have the right skills and experience to excel in the role, then please APPLY NOW or call Jamie Taylor on (02) 8270 9717 for a confidential discussion.