Purchasing Officer
Hamilton, Waikato
3d ago

Job Description

Excellent opportunity for an experienced Purchasing Officer to join our Hamilton site where you will develop and execute purchasing plan for local and overseas sourced raw materials, finished goods and chemicals.

About Ecolab :

Every day, we make the world cleaner, safer and healthier protecting people and vital resources. Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services.

Around the world businesses in foodservice, food processing, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, and oil and gas markets choose Ecolab products and services to keep their environment clean and safe, operate efficiently and achieve sustainability goals.

Our global workforce of over 44,000 employees is consistently delivering comprehensive solutions that meet the unique needs of our customers.

About the role :

Your main responsibilities will include :

  • Establish relationships with key personnel in Planning, Procurement, Production, Warehouse, external suppliers, inter-company partners and toll manufacturers
  • Collaborate with the Supply Manager and Production Scheduler on issues of purchased product
  • Ensure a purchasing plan is developed and executed
  • Analyse deviations to the Purchasing Plan, identify root causes and report back to the Planning and Procurement teams
  • Support a continuous improvement environment by providing Planning and Procurement with ideas to maximize the purchasing plan performance and customer satisfaction
  • To be successful, you will need :

  • Tertiary or Industry relevant qualification preferred
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Experience with ERP systems is a definite advantage
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Sound Financial and Mathematical skills
  • Good interpersonal skills a team player
  • Time-management and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to show initiative
  • Life at ECOLAB :

    Our three behavioural shifts are People First, One United ANZ Ecolab Team and Owning the Outcome.

    We believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, there is a world of opportunity that can be found within our growing company, and delivering results and demonstrating teamwork, drives advancement.

    Some of the benefits you can enjoy :

  • Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Health and Well-being Subsidy of $250 per year
  • Purchased Additional Annual Leave option and MY Days bonus leave program. Giving employees up to 7 weeks off per year!
  • Rewarding Bonus and Incentive programs
  • Attractive Staff Product Discounts
  • Access to the Ecolab holiday house in Lake Taupo NZ
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • How to apply :

    Click APPLY to submit your application.

    The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by Ecolab or by their external third-party provider.

    Get social with us :

    Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. Every day, we help make the world cleaner, safer and healthier protecting people and vital resources.

    If you would like to find out more about us, please find out more at https : / / en-au.ecolab.com /

    Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

    At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best.

    We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance.

    In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

    In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA).

    Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

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