Senior Purchasing and Inventory Coordinator

Our client is a leading and highly reputable brand within the construction industry. This global company supplies a broad and premium range of heavy construction equipment as well as offering a number of additional services, enabling them to be highly competitive and successful for over 30 years. Due to extensive growth they are seeking a Senior Purchasing and Inventory Coordinator to join their Head Office.

Reporting to the Purchasing and Inventory Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for all liaisons with factory parts representatives, managing inventory orders, optimising profit for the business and ensuring customer satisfaction is critical.

Your duties will include, but not limited to:
  • Assist with review of sea freight orders and direct staff on placement of air freight orders
  • Assist with the development of Purchasing and Inventory policies by monitoring market trends and internal issues
  • Liaising with sales, services and factory representatives on parts issues to obtain a resolved outcome
  • Assist technical staff with specific support issues in relation to technical parts
  • Contribute to overall departmental efficiency by attending to incoming calls as required
  • Contribute to high levels of customer satisfaction but monitoring purchase order discrepancies and liaising with either factory or local vendors to expedite supply
  • Maximise direct ship, promotional products and accessory sales by determining opportunities for new products, sourcing, pricing and marketing to the network and company events
  • Achieve budgeted margins by monitoring results and recommending parts pricing and policy changes
  • Assist with customer issues by filtering specific or ongoing problems from dealers and formulating solutions
  • Provide feedback and solutions for overall business improvement
  • Oversee relevant staff in the absence of the Purchasing and Inventory Manager
To be successful for this position you MUST exhibit the following:
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ proven experience in a similar position
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Experience in automotive equipment or a passion for motor sports highly regarded
  • Technically minded and an ability to strategically problem solve
  • MUST be a team player
  • Ability to multi-task & prioritise workload
  • Experience in the hospitality industry highly advantageous
  • Current and valid driver’s license is a MUST
This position requires a candidate who is customer service focused, strategic and driven paired with the ability to confidently problem solve. So don’t delay, if you meet the above criteria this is fantastic opportunity to build on your current experience and grow in a successful and stable company that values their employees and offers you longevity in a team environment.
Sydney (Emu Plains)
Lauren Cefai