Purchasing Manager

Auckland
Permanent / Full Time

Job Description:

Hunter Campbell Ltd

The company

The business is a leading international pharmaceutical group. They are looking for passionate, talented people who can help drive current and future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. They set the bar high, and expect that their people do too.

The NZ business is well-established, profitable, successful, and continuing to grow. A focus on Continuous Improvement and Supply Chain Optimisation is being driven by the leadership as the company seeks to achieve Best-in-Class Supply Chain and Customer Delivery.

The opportunity

You will lead a team of eight in supply chain support, purchasing, and master data. Based in Auckland, you will report to the Supply Chain Manager and will be responsible for leading all purchasing and supply chain support activities and providing leadership to your team.

This is not your typical Purchasing and Supply Support Management role. Not only will you be managing all technical aspects of the role, but you will also be provided with the opportunity to provide genuine leadership, provide coaching and development to your team (thereby shaping their careers and improving the efficiency and efficacy of the purchasing function), and contributing to the broader supply chain strategy.

This is not a desk-bound role and as such, you will be expected to proactively engage with stakeholders, build and maintain relationships and effectively influence and communicate with key stakeholders and suppliers.

Broadly your responsibilities will include

Lead and develop team members

Establish and manage all purchasing activity including supplier performance

Continuously improvement purchasing systems, processes, and performance

Implement purchasing strategies to ensure continuous supply

Work with relevant stakeholders to proactively and continually achieve cost reductions and optimal use of working capital

Demonstrate leadership and effective stakeholder management

Contribute to company-wide S&OP as a key member of the Supply Chain Management Team

Work in collaboration with procurement to negotiate pricing and supply agreements

What’s in it for you

An experienced Purchasing/Supply Chain Support Manager (ideally) with a tertiary qualification in Supply Chain or an NZPICS or CIPS member you will have experience working in a leadership role. Your demonstrable communication and innovative problem-solving skills will ensure your success in a fast-paced complex and challenging role.

Driven, ambitious and passionate, you will be committed to your learning & development and will benefit from working in an environment where high performance and achieving results are rewarded.

Driven, ambitious and passionate, you will be committed to your learning & development and will benefit from working in an environment where high performance and achieving results are rewarded.

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

Leadership role

International distribution business

Continuous Improvement and BAU responsibility

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Manufacturing & Operations

Hunter Campbell Ltd

Posted on: 

27 / 04 / 2022