mid level - purchasing officer - north rocks - 55-60k+s in North Rocks

North Rocks, New South Wales
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AU$ 55,000 per year
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job description

Located in North Rocks, this international company is seeking a Purchasing Officer who can provide technical customer support.

The hours of work are 8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.

This role will be responsible for providing accurate delivery timing to internal customers in sales and customer service teams for inwards goods, to update customers and production teams waiting on stock.

The responsibilities of the role include:

  • Placing purchase orders in Mexico, Europe, Spain, Turkey and their USA plants
  • Ensuring that stock turn and inventory targets are met while delivering exceptional service
  • Follow up on their party manufacturing plants to expedite orders on due dates.
  • Understand lead times, transfer prices for sale on new items and be the general interface for the business into these factories
  • Follow up and liaise with freight forwarders to expedite orders on due dates and be the point of contact
  • Maintain and ensure the integrity of the inventory reporting
  • Provide phone support for customers requiring technical or order information and directing to the appropriate manager

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of purchasing, stock turns, forward planning, follow up and reconciliation
  • Medium to high level computer skills
  • Mush have experience of MRP systems
  • Importation knowledge, preparing shipping documents, customs clearance
  • Telephone experience internal and external customers
  • Dealing with freight forwarders, follow up shipments, tracking air and sea freight
  • Self motivated, autonomous and confident
  • Exceptional communication skills

This role requires an immediate fill. If you believe you have the capabilities to fulfil this role then please do not hesitate in submitting your resume in WORD format using the appropriate links.


Exceptional Communication Skills, Ability to work autonomously, Purchasing Exp, MRP
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