Purchasing and Stores Manager

Purchasing and Stores Manager

March 27, 2024 Manufacturing NSW Other

  • Attractive salary package
  • Opportunity to supervise a small team
  • 8:30-5 standard office hours - flexible work arrangements

Based in Oberon, this organisation has seen significant growth and has positioned themselves as an employer of choice within the Central West of NSW. As one of the largest manufacturers in the region, they have a strong focus on improving culture, training, employee development and improved processes.
About the Role
Reporting to the Commercial Manager, this position will play an integral role in our business, supporting the operations and maintenance teams and leading the on-site store and purchasing activities.  The role is responsible for ensuring parts and services are sourced in a timely manner and for providing maintenance, operations, and logistics teams confidence that appropriate stock levels of critical parts are being held on site.
Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for an on-site store holding critical spare parts and consumables
  • Regular stocktaking and critical spare reviews
  • Ownership of the accuracy of store records and reports and value of spares held in store
  • Site purchasing activities to support operational, logistics and maintenance teams and achieve good commercial outcomes
  • Supervision of purchasing and stores staff of three.
  • Liaison with maintenance, operations, and site finance teams

About you
The ideal candidate will have significant experience in purchasing and warehouse management, together with the ability to deal with a range of suppliers and internal customers and to supervise purchasing and stores staff members. You will have demonstrated experience in purchasing and stores functions, along with the ability to partner with internal and external stakeholders to achieve required outcomes. You will have strong verbal and written communication and have excellent attention to detail and time management skills. Previous experience with purchasing and maintenance software systems are essential to succeed in the role. A current forklift license will be advantageous, however can be provided by the company if not already attained.
Key Benefits

In return, you will be working for a well-respected and well-established regional organisation with plenty of career growth and development opportunities. This employer has a strong focus on having a positive work culture and improved training processes, which will benefit your career in the long term. You will have the option to have flexible working hours and work with a welcoming and kind leadership team.

For a confidential discussion regarding the role, please call Patrick Fisher on 0435 748 546

For more information please contact: pfisher@oxygenrecruitment.com.au

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