Purchasing and Inventory Controller/ Sales Coordinator
Australian company Rockhampton based, Agricultural products, Great team.
We are an agricultural manufacturing company based in Rockhampton. We are embarking on a major expansion of our plant in Rockhampton to cater for the demands of our contracts for agricultural herbicides. The new purpose built plant and facility will provide increased capacity and will allow us to secure further contracts for the manufacturing of agricultural products.
Reporting to the Site Manager, the primary role of this position is to develop and manage the purchasing, inventory, sales orders and logistics for raw materials and manufactured products. You will work closely with the manufacturing and sales teams to ensure continuous supply of raw materials for manufacturing and product sales to our customers.
We envisage the successful candidate will be self-motivated, organised person who enjoys a busy position with variety in their scope of work. This role offers a great opportunity for the right candidate to be part of a small cohesive team, and to grow as our business grows, while expanding their knowledge and experience in other areas of the business.
Proven experience in a similar functioning role, along with the following attributes and skills:
Previous experience in procurement and stock control, you have learnt how to build effective relationships with internal teams and external stakeholders
Strong numeracy skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Be analytical with a high degree of accuracy, attention to detail and consistency
Have good organisational skills, and be task focused
Analytical and logical problem-solving skills, strategic thinker
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word), in particular Excel
Have a commitment to accuracy and quality improvement, and an understanding continuous improvement concepts
Proven ability to identify opportunities to improve procurement practices
Possess sound commercial acumen and excellent negotiation skills
Team player, utilise your skills to liaise with manufacturing and sales staff
Ensure the most efficient and cost-effective transport for all logistics including negotiations with new and current service providers
Exposure to warehousing and logistics in a manufacturing environment
It would be advantageous to have a forklift license, or be prepared to undertake one
Be flexible to meet the demands of a growing business
Thorough understanding of supply chain processes
Responsibilities - Purchasing and Inventory Control
End to end management of all purchasing, inventory and logistics functions
Develop and maintain sound communication between suppliers, freight providers and team members
Drive strong commercial negotiations outcomes to ensure timeliness and product quality, across local and international suppliers
Procurement of raw materials and packaging in a systemised, timely and efficient manner
Ensure all stock is managed and updated through our stock control software including planning and facilitating stocktake procedure
Implement new or improved supply chain processes to increase efficiency
Analyse data, and provide reports in relation to supply and inventory
Use initiative to make recommendations on cost saving and system improvement
Assist with the packing/dispatch/receipt of orders on occasions
Support the manufacturing team as and when required
Liaise with warehouse staff and other internal teams to ensure quality testing is completed on the product and results are recorded and stored according to the policy and procedures.
Responsibilities - Sales Coordinator functions
Sales administration including processing orders and customer liaison
Liaison with aerial operators
Support the sales team with ad hoc duties
16/11/2020$0Rockhampton & Capricorn Coast1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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