Purchasing Manager (AC5028)

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 Manager 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 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 are also required.

The chosen candidate for this role will receive a generous remuneration package comprising a retainer plus and incentives. For further information contact Chris Fowler on (07) 3359 4363 quoting job number AC5028. Resumes can be forwarded by email to jobs@autorecruit.com.au.