Purchasing and Inventory Controller OR Part Time Inventory Officer (AC5154)

Job Description:

Our client is a local Queensland success story, who has been operating for over 40 years. Commencing operation as a wheel alignment specialist, the business has grown to employ in excess of 100 staff, spread over 8 locations spanning the coast from Brisbane to Cairns. Offering products for both car and 4wd applications, they can not only repair and service suspension components, but can also offer full installation of leading aftermarket brands.

The Purchasing and Inventory Controller will be responsible for the sourcing of parts, from both local and international suppliers. Continuously reviewing and resolving any issues regarding supply and pricing, ensuring best price, supply terms and lead times are achieved. Forecasting demand based on purchasing history and lead times, you will also develop purchasing procedures and automate checks & balances to identify cost saving opportunities. You will also liaise with all business units to maximise smooth supply chain activities, stock level management, inventory control and optimisation, and reporting.

The ideal person for this role will possess a background in parts / inventory management. Experience with purchasing and negotiation, SKU manufacturing environments, and advanced Microsoft Excel spreadsheeting will also required.

As an alternative to this role, it is possible that the purchasing responsibilities could be handled by others, and instead a part-time position could be created, with the sole focus on managing and optimising the organisations parts inventory. The hours for this role would be flexible and could suit someone looking to work in school hours, or perhaps full-time hours over a reduced number of days. Quite a bit of flexibility exists for this role, in so far as the hours of work and remuneration are concerned.

The chosen candidate for either of these roles will receive a generous remuneration package comprising a retainer plus incentives. For further information contact Chris Fowler on (07) 3359 4363 quoting job number AC5154. Resumes can be forwarded by email to jobs@autorecruit.com.au.