Purchasing Assistant

Founded in 1884 and one of Australia's largest privately-owned companies, Stuart Alexander & Co imports, markets and distributes premium brands such as Chupa Chups, Lotus Bakery, Fisherman's Friends, Mentos, Tabasco, Chase Distillery and Evian.

Reporting to the Planning Manager, you are an experienced Purchasing Assistant with strong communication skills and great attention to detail. You will support the Planning team to oversee supply to our business and purchasing of products whilst liaising with our Brand Partners.
Your main duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Track lead times and make recommendations to the Team
  • Raise purchase orders in internal MRP system as per agreed volume.
  • Purchase orders to be emailed to suppliers outlining week in which goods are to be shipped.
  • Review rolling forecasts and send updates to supplier
  • Review and Maintain volume ordered by supplier spreadsheets
  • Increase customer service level within the department by tracking and updating our internal MRP
  • Outstanding purchase order report to be checked on a weekly basis and report to manager any delays
  • Analyse effect delays will have on stock levels and report
  • Manage, verify and send paperwork in order to import and receive the goods

Your Skills and experience:

  • FMCG experience is desirable
  • Strong attention to detail with MS Excel and numeracy
  • Strong communication skills with ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Previous experience working with MRP systems

 
What we offer
Stuart Alexander & Co will offer a fun loving, flat structured work place where you will work with globally renowned, exciting and premium brands.

31/08/2020 $0 Sydney 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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