Purchasing Officer (Packaging)

Mulgrave Permanent AU$80,000 - AU$90,000 per year
  • Generous Remuneration package
  • Career progression within the business

About Our Client

My client is a trusted and popular name in their industry - pharmaceuticals. They specialise in the development, manufacturing, and distribution of their products, globally. In addition to this, my client Is committed to sustainability and ethical business practices. Overall, they strand as an industry leader.

Job Description

  • Plan and purchase using SAP ERP. Purchase and support the manufacturing / production plan whilst meeting agreed stock targets.
  • Purchase materials from approved suppliers according to specifications, considering requirements regarding compliance, quality, service and price.
  • Monitor and report on supplier performance using agreed KPIs and other measures.
  • Liaise with Quality Control, Warehouse, relevant departments and suppliers on quality, service, delivery, and continuity of supply. Participate in supplier audits as required.
  • Advise Production Planner, Packaging Specialist and Purchasing Manager of any issues that may affect the production plan.
  • Purchase to support production as needed. Maintain these stocks at appropriate levels and consult with end-users and suppliers to resolve any issues with quality, service, delivery, or supply.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
  • 2+ years of experience in procurement, preferably within the packaging industry.
  • Strong negotiation skills with the ability to drive cost savings and achieve favourable terms.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Analytical mindset with proficiency in data analysis and market research.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment.
Mitchell Hallahan
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+(61) 466456188

Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Purchasing officer
What is your industry?
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Job Type
Consultant name
Mitchell Hallahan
Consultant phone
+(61) 466456188
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