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If you like change, change to us

 

We are an international mid sized group with appetite for innovations, approachable management, lead by objectives / targets which give the opportunity of a wide range of empowerment. We as a growth oriented market leader invite you to join us on our journey from good to great!

 

The Purchasing Specialist is responsible for the procurement from third party suppliers, as well as for price and terms negotiation, product sourcing, supplier selection and development and quality control.  Also responsible for sourcing, negotiation, supplier selection and quality control for facilities/services within the site.

 

Primary Responsibilities include the following:

•    Negotiating the best possible price for products and services.
•    Ensuring all suppliers have appropriate Supplier Agreements in line with NORMA Group policies that are regularly reviewed.
•    Assisting in the sourcing of new products and services.

•    In charge of the NORMA Cost Saving Process including monthly reporting and identifying of new saving initiatives to meet the target
•    Cost reductions on existing products and services – working with existing suppliers and/or identifying new sources of supply to reduce costs.

•    Raise requisitions for goods, services or CAPEX and convert requisitions to purchase orders.

•    Develop new supply sources when vendors not meeting the requirements of NORMA and/or potential savings can be made.
•    Negotiate with local and international suppliers ie preparing price comparisions, cost savings, budgeting and targeting.
•    Effectively and proactively liaise with all departments to forecast, plan and meet deadlines.
•    Sourcing of brand new products – working in conjunction with the Marketing Team, specifically those in Product Management roles, to identify white spots within the NORMA product offering
•    Work closely with Marketing on the redesign of new products – ensuring existing suppliers are able to meet the new requirements, on good terms, if not, sourcing suitable suppliers.

 

Profile:

•    Ability to meet objectives and agreed targets.
•    Exceptional negotiation skills.
•    Excellent financial acumen and analytical skills.
•    Ability to manage complex issues to a successful conclusion
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•    Ability to make appropriate and timely decisions.
•    Excellent attention to detail.
•    Strong organisational skills and the ability to liaise with people at all levels, both within the organisation and externally.
•    Strong people skills with an ability to plan, prioritise and organise workloads to meet customer delivery expectations.
•    Good understanding of OHS principles and legislation.
•    A desire to advance and willing to challenge existing processes and procedures and think laterally.
•    Intermediate level MS Office skills (Word, PowerPoint); Advanced Excel skills.
•    Ability to manage a challenging workload and meet deadlines.

 

Our benefits: 
•    Modern work environment with flexible working hours 
•    Free parking 
•    Flat hierarchies and welcoming colleagues 

•    Employee discount on our products  
•    Team events (Help Day, Diversity Day, Christmas party,...) 

 

Contact for this position: Stephanie Stemmer 

 

NORMA Pacific Pty. Ltd.
74 Bazalgette Crescent
3175 Dandenong South, Australia