Sourcing & Procurement Specialist
Palmerston North Personnel
Palmerston North, New Zealand
5d ago

We are seeking an experienced procurement and product sourcing specialist with food & beverage experience for a newly created position -

based right here in the Manawatu!! You will be the key point of contact with existing suppliers but also be able to grow the existing inventory by sourcing new product lines.

About the Organisation

UBT is a global organisation, with its Head Office in Sydney and offices in numerous countries globally. They have a strong base across Australia and New Zealand, supporting over 1000 client businesses with business consulting, accountancy services and a wide range of business related products.

About the Role :

Based in Palmerston North this is a newly created position. As the Sourcing and Procurement Specialist you will have experience in the food industry, locally and / or internationally.

You will be responsible for maintaining and growing the existing and supplier relationships and product lines. You will also be working with potential new suppliers to source and develop new product lines.

Overview of Key Responsibilities

  • Liaise with existing suppliers
  • Maintain constructive relationships with key stakeholders
  • Respond to incoming potential new supplier enquiries
  • Meet with and qualify selected suppliers
  • Review customer feedback and qualify demand for new product lines
  • Keep up to date with current industry and product knowledge
  • Skills and Experience

  • Experience working in a busy purchasing and sourcing role within the Food & Beverage Industry
  • Experience working with large national and international suppliers
  • A passion for customer service and delivering results
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications would be an advantage
  • The role is offering a competitive salary along with a collaborative team focused environment. If you have the above skills and experience and are ready to make a positive change to your career, please Apply with your up to date CV and Cover Letter.

    Applications will be reviewed as they are received so don’t delay, Apply online now or call Robyn Bills from Palmerston North Personnel for more details.

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