purchasing officer in Pakenham

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contact
shahira bryant, randstad
job type
temporary
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job details

posted
location
pakenham, victoria
specialism
industrial & manufacturing
job type
temporary
working hours
Full-Time
experience
2 years
reference number
90M0382353_1554795796
contact
shahira bryant, randstad
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job description

Our client is one of the leading frozen food companies in Australia who are growing their current team on site. Randstad are seeking a self-motivated and experienced Purchasing Officer to join the team.

As the Purchasing Officer, you will be responsible for the efficient supply of all items used in the manufacturing operation in the most cost-effective manner. Your focus will be around providing advice and implementing strategies around Purchase Order management, invoicing, cash flow, reconciliations, cost & spend.


Responsibilities include:

  • Raising purchase orders as required for the Operations Team
  • Assist in setting processes and procedures to ensure requirements are streamlined
  • Managing delivery issues/requirements/processes with internal and external contacts
  • Ensuring data is processed with the highest degree of accuracy
  • Developing strong positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Check all due processes have been followed by the requester up to the point of PO creation
  • Creation of purchase orders and making sure pricing is correct on PO prior to issuing
  • Identify and drive process improvement opportunities

To be considered for this role it is essential you have the following skills and experience:

  • 2+ years experience in a dedicated purchasing role
  • Understanding of production and/or production planning is highly desirable
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft skills, Word and Excel
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Exposure to ERP/MRP Systems, ideally SAP/ JDE / M3 Cloud Suite
  • Ability to work with and positively contribute to a busy team
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering process improvements would be advantageous

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.

As this is a short term contract, we are looking for candidates who are available immediately. To submit an application, please apply via the link.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.

skills

Purchasing, Purchasing Officer, Procurement, Accounting, PO

qualification

Qualification

educational requirements

Secondary School/High School