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Supply Chain Manager

  • Established and highly successful growing company
  • Attractive Salary
  • Work locally and save on travel time and expenses

About the Employer
Our client is a medium sized Australian owned and operated for over 25 years, excelling in providing products for the building and construction industry. They are an industry leader with a focus on quality and innovation who take pride in their strong, supportive team culture.
About the Role
They are searching for someone who can work in a high growth, fast paced environment. You will manage all company purchasing activities and establish/improve processes for all procurement activities. You will have two direct reports and work closely with the Warehouse Manager to train new and existing team members in all purchasing and receipting systems. Monday to Friday 7.00am – 3.30pm

  • No Weekend Work
  • Close Knit, Supportive Leadership team
  • Autonomous Role
  • Be financially rewarded for your high performance
  • Strong training and development culture
  • Secure, long- term growing business
  • Family friendly
  • Lunch provided 


  • Establish / improve processes for all procurement activities including purchasing, drawdowns, receipting, returns etc
  • Work with Warehouse Manager to train new and existing relevant team members in all purchasing and receipting systems
  • Monitor and report on system effectiveness and implement ongoing improvements as issues arise
  • Prepare monthly report on department performance r
  • Coordinate with projects / engineering to ensure PPS / BoM accurate and complete before production commences
  • Monitor all project product budgets and escalate potential or actual blowouts
  • Ensure all purchases are made as effectively as possible using a range of techniques including multiple quotes, tenders, reverse auctions and regular reviews
  • Ensure maximum value from vendors is realized (beyond purchase cost only) through ongoing networking and research
  • Ensure all re-ordering systems (PPS, min max, purchase to order) are correctly configured and updated as production rates change to eliminate excess stock and stock shortages
  • Identify and implement ways to reduce cash conversion cycle days, including but not limited to reducing stock, negotiating better payment terms, consignment stock, increasing turnover etc
  • React quickly to supply or quality issues to ensure production impact is minimized.
  • Manage non-conforming stock and close non-conformances as soon as practical using non-conformance system

Skills and Experience  

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a medium to large organisation in a similar role
  • Demonstrated experience identifying and implementing improvements
  • Experience with ERP/MRP systems
  • Understands lean manufacturing and six sigma principles
  • Intermediate MS Word, excel and outlook
  • Strong negotiation and organising skills
  • Good time management and communication
  • Excellent attention to detail

Please forward a cover letter and resume
Please note only candidates that meet our client’s selection criteria will be contacted.
Job ID: LCSC01

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