Purchasing and Distribution Manager- Food Industry

My client is a small friendly owned and operated business that commenced over 100 years ago, they are a leader in their field of food manufacturing and distribution and currently have over 200 staff employed across Australia.They now have an exciting and challenging role available for a professional and enthusiastic Purchasing and Distribution Manager to join their business located at Mt Druitt.Reporting directly to the General Manager your duties will include but not limited to:Developing and implementing procurement and contracts management policies, procedures, strategies and systems to ensure the timelines, quality and cost effectiveness of goods and services providedDirecting or undertaking contract negotiations with suppliers to meet quality, quantity, cost and delivery requirements and to ensure best value for expenditureBuild and maintain good relationship with external customersMaintain inventory levels including regular stock count while ensuring service levels are maintainedManage overall distribution functionTo be successful you will need:Proven experience working within a similar positionExceptional communication and negotiating skills with the ability to liaise with people across all levelsTo be willing to work in a fast-paced environmentForward planning skillsSolid experience using Microsoft Office programs and ERP softwareTo understand safety, compliance and the chain of responsibilityA current driver's licence and reliable transport2 x checkable work referencesThis is a great opportunity for an experienced professional to join a successful business that pride themselves with quality and service. If you possess the above skills and experience and are seeking to join a friendly and supportive company, then please apply now! Australia - NSW Sydney Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Job Opportunity | Purchasing and Distribution Manager- Food Industry | Penrith Personnel

Purchasing and Distribution Manager- Food Industry

  • Permanent Full-time role offering an attractive salary
  • Family friendly working envionment
  • FMCG-Food industry distributing across Australia

My client is a small friendly owned and operated business that commenced over 100 years ago, they are a leader in their field of food manufacturing and distribution and currently have over 200 staff employed across Australia.

They now have an exciting and challenging role available for a professional and enthusiastic Purchasing and Distribution Manager to join their business located at Mt Druitt.

Reporting directly to the General Manager your duties will include but not limited to:

  • Developing and implementing procurement and contracts management policies, procedures, strategies and systems to ensure the timelines, quality and cost effectiveness of goods and services provided
  • Directing or undertaking contract negotiations with suppliers to meet quality, quantity, cost and delivery requirements and to ensure best value for expenditure
  • Build and maintain good relationship with external customers
  • Maintain inventory levels including regular stock count while ensuring service levels are maintained
  • Manage overall distribution function

To be successful you will need:

  • Proven experience working within a similar position
  • Exceptional communication and negotiating skills with the ability to liaise with people across all levels
  • To be willing to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Forward planning skills
  • Solid experience using Microsoft Office programs and ERP software
  • To understand safety, compliance and the chain of responsibility
  • A current driver's licence and reliable transport
  • 2 x checkable work references

This is a great opportunity for an experienced professional to join a successful business that pride themselves with quality and service. If you possess the above skills and experience and are seeking to join a friendly and supportive company, then please apply now!