Purchasing Officer

Circa $70,000 (experience dependent)

Job description

Our client is a high-end packaging manufacturer, producing the packaging for some of NZ’s leading FMCG brands.

They are looking for a Purchasing Officer to join their broader Finance team. 

This is a step into NZ on-site manufacturing and will expose you to the management of stock levels, forecasting, interfacing with suppliers, freight logistics and analysis of usage and production demand.

About the role

  • Analysing stock levels and usage.
  • Creating and maintaining purchase orders and supplier documents
  • Negotiating with suppliers (mainly local, with some international)
  • Controlling freight costs and documentation
  • Physical stock-takes.
  • Loading and maintaining product database, including pricing, descriptions stock levels etc.
  • Communicating with internal teams to respond to queries, provide updates and delivery timeframes.
  • Liaising with the finance team to evaluate and implement cost-saving initiatives. 

About you

  • A keen interest in purchasing and logistics.  Ideally qualified and / or with 2 years + experience in a logistics / procurement position.
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong numeracy and finance related aptitude.       
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to get on with all internal staff, from those on the production floor to MD level.
  • Down to earth and positive attitude.  Happy to help out with stock-takes and spend time on the floor (stock control functions) as well as in the office.
  • Excellent computer skills including Excel.
  • Ability to problem solve and make decisions as necessary.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills to manage a busy workload.

In return, our client is offering the right candidate a long-term Purchasing career with an innovative and sustainable business. An in-demand essential services business who have been around for over 40 years right here in NZ. They have ample opportunities for motivated and driven staff to progress within the business both in NZ and Australia.

How to apply

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We cannot respond to every applicant, but all those successful for an interview, will be contacted within 5 working days of receiving your application.

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Kings Recruitment Ltd
P O Box 56093, Dominion Road, New Zealand
Phone : (09) 815 8444 Company Profile Website : www.kingsrecruitment.co.nz
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