Purchasing Manager

Auckland
Permanent
Hunter Campbell Ltd

Hands-on leadership role

A business that values its' people

Collaborative, high performance culture

Job Description:

The Company

This is a rare opportunity to join the New Zealand business of a leading international company. They have a substantial international footprint, a highly regarded and impressive product range and are recognised for their superior service, innovation and high-quality standards.

You will join a highly engaged team in the New Zealand business. Based at their Head Office in Avondale they are rightly proud of their positive culture and a highly profitable, growing and successful business. With an impressive track record in valuing their people, you can be confident you are joining the right business.

Due to an internal promotion, a rare opportunity has arisen for an experienced Purchasing Manager.

The Opportunity

As the Purchasing Manager, you will manage, lead and control all aspects of the purchasing, supplier relationship management and planning activities.

Your responsibilities will include, though not be limited to

Full responsibility for planning, MRP and purchasing across the New Zealand business

Lead, coach and develop the Purchasing Team (of two) and the Demand Planner

Drive improvements across systems, processes and procedures

Ensure optimal inventory management, purchasing and supply chain performance

Manage collaborative key stakeholder relationships across the business – principally in Sales, Product Management and Finance

Run and manage weekly and monthly S&OP/Planning meetings

Work closely with the Regional and Global Sourcing TeamsWhilst this is largely a hands-on leadership role focused on operational purchasing and planning, there is a clear opportunity to take on responsibilities for indirect procurement including elements of vendor analysis, tenders and RFQs.

What’s in it for you?

You are an experienced Purchasing Manager with demonstrable experience in driving improvements while maintaining a customer-centric approach. Your relationship management skills, ability to influence and collaborate with key stakeholders will set you up to succeed in a key and highly visible role in the business. Previous experience in operational purchasing is essential. Some experience in planning and wider supply chain management is highly regarded.

You will enjoy a wide scope of responsibilities and relish the challenge of managing multiple priorities, maintaining high standards and driving positive changes. This is an opportunity where you can really make your mark.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary package including a wellness program and the opportunity to join a highly engaged team in a business you won’t want to leave.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary package including a wellness program and the opportunity to join a highly engaged team in a business you won’t want to leave.

If this opportunity is of interest, please submit your CV by following the link below. If you’d like to find out more and for a confidential discussion please call Wayne Fry on 021 656 502 or email waynef@huntercampbell.co.nz







Posted on: 

November 12, 2020

Office Address: 126 Vincent Street, Auckland.

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