Job Vacancy – Purchasing Officer

AL-KO International is undergoing a period of sustained growth across multiple sites, and now requires the expertise of an experienced Purchasing Officer to support our AUS/NZ business unit. You’ll work with our passionate and motivated Supply Chain staff & will be located at either our Dandenong South or Campbellfield sites.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Placing orders on suppliers for inventory items within agreed parameters as established in the ERP system, and “direct shipments” to customers or inter-company warehouses as required.
  • Expedite orders as required, to ensure timely arrival of goods into the Warehouse.
  • Maintain/update ERP due dates & shipment files for Import Orders to reflect changes in shipping schedules, quantities, etc. Distribute original shipping documents to forwarding agents as required; and liaise with forwarder and Warehouse Team to schedule delivery of goods.
  • To raise documentation for stock transfer to Inter-Company Warehouse as necessary, liaising with despatching warehouse and freight agents for collection.
  • To check supplier invoices for accuracy of quantity and price
  • To receipt goods into stock, noting any discrepancies.  Follow up any quantity discrepancies to resolve the issue with supplier.
  • Report on general operations & defined KPI’s such as stock availability & Supplier DIFOT.
  • Identify cost savings/ operating efficiency opportunities & participate in related projects to implement.
  •  Assist with preparation & administration of stock takes
  • To be successful, you will have:

Essential:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar purchasing role
  • Demonstrated strategies for ensuring supplier performance
  • Demonstrated experience reporting of KPI’s & performance
  • Intermediate Excel Skills i.e. Simple Formulas / Vlookup / Charts / Pivot tables
  • Team Player – demonstrates effective communication both inter & cross departmentally
  • Clear written & verbal communication skills

Desirable:

  • Pronto software experience (or similar)
  • Cert IV or higher in a purchasing or logistics discipline
Who is AL-KO?

AL-KO is a global leader in the trailer axle and chassis supply industry.

As a member of the DexKo Global Group of companies, AL-KO is part of a network of 42 production facilities and 25 distribution centres globally with more than 5,000 personnel.

AL-KO is on a constant quest for quality, innovation and sophisticated functionality combined with contemporary design, comfort and reliability with the support of a growing global network.

In Australia and New Zealand, AL-KO is best known for its high quality running gear range, including axles, brakes and suspension products. In addition, AL-KO offers its customers a wide range of caravan and trailer accessories, as well as motorhome chassis and under carriage components.

AL-KO offers a supportive and dynamic workplace, with exciting opportunities for you to utilise and further develop your skills and experience.

If you are looking for your next challenging career move, APPLY NOW!

Lodge your application via Seek here: https://www.seek.com.au/job/51337429
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