Junior Purchasing and Procurement Officer (Full Time)

Hi! We’re Go-To and we’ve been looking for you. A little bit about us – we like hopping along the asphalt and advocating for lemonade fountains in the office. We love skin care and think we’re pretty good at making it. Our specialty is making uncomplicated skin care that your skin is gonna love. We are searching for two Junior Purchasing and Procurement Officers.

The Role

As the Junior Purchasing and Procurement Officer, you will be the admin superstar for the Procurement and Purchasing team, responsible for the creation and placement of  purchase orders for raw materials and packaging. Managing all the communication and follow up required to ensure RMs and Packaging are DIFOT, building strong relationships with vendors and providing visibility to the wider team of the procurement schedule.

Responsibilities

  • Working closely with our internal team, packaging suppliers, raw material suppliers and contract manufacturers to ensure optimal Delivery in Full On Time (DIFOT) is achieved as per forecasting requirements. 
  • Creating and issuing purchase orders with raw material suppliers and packaging suppliers according to monthly forecasted demand of NPD and existing product.
  • The management and tracking of all orders from the moment a purchase order is generated to the delivery into our contract manufacturing facilities.
  • Maintaining relationships with suppliers ensuring product quality, supply continuity and cost control
  • Liaising with Contract Manufacturers to give updates on the arrival or RMs and Packaging.
  • Managing the freight, and storage of packaging and raw materials and all associated freight costs ensuring accurate landed goods pricing is maintained within the inventory management system (Unleashed).
  • Continuous review and improvement of Raw Material purchasing and pricing to maximise cost benefit options for Go-To 
  • Day to day use of the inventory system (Unleashed) to ensure all data within the system is kept up to date and as live as possible.
  • Provide up to date information to R&D, Regulatory and QC around RM expiry and batch details along with which RM’s are used at which CM to maximise cost benefits. 
  • Continuous improvement of processes to reduce costs and maximising efficiencies.

Your Background

  • 2-3 years experience in an office environment
  • Administration super star, outstanding organizational skills, ability to multitask
  • Quick learner who thrives in a busy, ever changing environment
  • Ability to work autonomously but also as part of a team
  • Knowledge and experience in production and manufacturing processes preferred 
  • Demonstrated experience in procurement, distribution and supply preferred 

The Important Bits

This role is full time and based in Sydney. (Hybrid working policy, obviously. It’s 2022.)

At Go-To we make things fun that have no right to be. We are small and we are growing. We value creativity, cleverness, collaboration, culture and alliteration.  We enjoy fun parties, full biscuit tins, flexibility and a healthy work-life balance. We also don’t mind the colour peach in moderation. We don’t regard race, religion, colour, national origin, age, gender, disability, marital status or choice in reality television when recruiting. 

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Please send your ONE PAGE CV and Cover letter to jobs@gotoskincare.com with “Junior Purchasing and Procurement Officer” as the subject.