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Purchasing & Supply Planner

Salary: TBA Location: VIC - Melbourne Ref: NI/081423
Description: Our client is a leading food manufacturer and distributor based in the northern suburbs of Melbourne. Their range of products are found in major retailers, food service companies and due to their excellent quality standards, are experiencing a strong growth period. This growth has led to an internal promotion, so we are searching for a new Purchasing and Supply Planner to fill the gap and enable the growth to continue. Culture and relationship building are paramount to this company so you will be using your influencing and communication skills all day every day.

In addition, this role will include:
• Overseeing, reviewing and managing stock levels whilst maintaining accurate Stock on Hand reports;
• Communicating with both internal and external stakeholders, suppliers and forwarders;
• Providing detailed reports and forecasts on income, rebates, and expenditure in a timely manner
• Managing the purchasing process with overseas and local suppliers, ensuring timely and accurate order management;
• Ensure supply planning coordination is managed effectively and in accordance with company standards and expectations;
• Data entry, processing and reporting, including entry of invoices and landed costs;
• Generating regular planning system reporting;
• Managing container arrival tracking and prioritisation, working closely with warehouse teams
• Other duties as required

The successful applicant will need to possess:
• Related experience in food or beverage manufacturing or FMCG
• Excellent communication and organisational skills
• Sound knowledge of HACCP and GMP
• Demonstrable experience in a similar role
• Negotiation skills and budget reporting experience
• Experience with MRP systems an advantage

Should you be interested in pursuing this opportunity, please initially forward your CV to

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