Product Development & Purchasing Assistant

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Product Development & Purchasing Assistant

Job title: Product Development & Purchasing Assistant
Industry: Retail & Consumer Products
Salary: $65K + Super
Job start date: ASAP
Job duration: Full Time Perm
Job expiry: 2021-03-14
Reference: 3030911
Contact name: Ishmael
Contact email: ishmael@smaart.com.au

Job description

About The Company:
This highly successful and innovative company has a presence in close to 100 countries and is expecting strong national and international growth in 2021 and beyond. Twenty-two years strong, this company is a pioneer in the Scent Marketing industry and is responsible for designing, manufacturing and distributing a range of scent diffusers to clients that include high-end retailers, casinos and hotels. 

The Role:
We are currently seeking a Product Development & Purchasing Assistant to order supplies based on our company's needs. This is a full-time permanent position starting ASAP. Based in Cheltenham, you will join a friendly team and will be able to handle a variety of tasks. All training and development will also be provided.  

Your main responsibilities will include:
  • Monitor stock levels and identify purchasing needs
  • Research potential vendors
  • Track orders and ensure timely delivery
  • Update internal databases with order details (dates, vendors, quantities, discounts)
  • Evaluate offers from vendors and negotiate better prices when required
  • Prepare cost analyses
The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:
  • 3 Years of Purchasing experience is essential!
  • Good understanding of supply chain procedures
  • Hands-on experience with purchasing software (e.g. Xero)
  • Xero experience preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Solid organizational skills
  • Strong administrative and customer service skills
  • Solid experience dealing with various suppliers and customers is highly desirable
  • Proven experience in quoting, pricing and client management desirable
This is a family-owned company with a strong culture where staff develop long-term careers and grow within the company. Benefits of this role include:
  • Base salary of $60K -$65K (Experience-dependent) + Super
  • Industry-leading brand
  • Not just a job, but a long-term career opportunity
  • Cheltenham based location
If you have any questions please feel free to contact Ishmael on 0416866978.

*Please note applicants must be permanent residents of Australia
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