Procurement Manager

The Client

Established in 1989, our latest client is a family business located in Moorabbin and prides itself in the manufacturing of high quality sheepskin footwear made from first grade double-faced Australian sheepskin. The company’s range of footwear includes Mens Boots, Womens Boots, Fashion Boots, Kids Boots, Slippers and Moccasins.

The Role

The company is currently seeking an experienced and committed individual to join its team as Procurement Manager. The successful candidate will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary package and the career progression that can only be gained from working for a growing organisation.

The Responsibilities

  • Determining, implementing and monitoring purchasing, storage and distribution strategies, policies and procedures

  • Ensuring sufficient stock levels at minimum cost

  • Controlling the storage and inventory systems and ensuring the business’ ability in meeting customer demand

  • Overseeing the recording of purchase, storage and distribution transactions

  • Negotiating with suppliers to ensure the material quality, cost and delivery requirements

  • Ensuring the efficiency of the re-ordering, re-stocking, recording systems

  • Communicating with other departments regarding the business’ operations

  • Liaising with customers regarding the goods and services they require

  • Provision of appealing and innovative products and services to meet customer requirements

  • Identifying market trends and translating them into business opportunities

  • Directing and monitoring staff performance

The Requirements

  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar senior role

  • Extensive knowledge of procurement

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Relevant industry qualifications or certifications highly regarded

  • Understanding of KPIs and cost management

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills

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