Procurement Specialist | Sydney
|Position Type:||Fixed Term Contract|
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|Application Close Date:||29-Aug-2019|
At MAURI, we are passionate about ‘baking better together' and creating an authentic workplace where our people are genuinely excited by the role baking plays in Australian food culture and how it brings together Australian families and communities.
As an integral part of the George Weston Foods group (GWF), we are a leading supplier of high-quality flours, yeasts, pre-mixes, improvers and grains, milling over one million tonnes of grain across 14 sites in Australia and New Zealand.
Our focus is on innovation and insights; aligning closely with our customers to create the products enjoyed by millions of consumers each day.
About the Role
We currently have a great opportunity for a Procurement Specialist to join our MAURI procurement team on an initial 12-month secondment. You will be responsible for providing support for select direct and indirect procurement and related activity across Australia and New Zealand, engaging effectively with all key stakeholders.
This role will assist with the development and implementation of category strategies for nominated Mauri categories and work with other procurement teams and key stakeholders across GWF consistent with the “first among equals” principle.
In addition, you will also enjoy supporting negotiations with key suppliers ensuring risks are identified and managed; execute robust supplier performance management / supplier relationship management process to deliver incremental value to Mauri.
You will also gain exposure working with Category Managers where you will be provided with training and the use of best practice procurement tools, to support with tendering and eSourcing through to online contract approvals and contract management.
The ideal candidate will have a great attitude, highly adept analytical and problem-solving abilities, strong communication and interpersonal skills and confidence in influencing stakeholders both internally and externally in the business. In addition, you will have proven experience identifying and deploying process improvements and some exposure to change management and encouraging continuous improvement and change.
About the Benefits
Our aim is to ensure our people can hit the ground running – so we provide company and site-specific induction with a focus on understanding GWF's business, culture, values and behaviours as well as our number one priority – safety.
We are a business that promotes diversity and flexible work; with the ability to work remotely when required as discussed with your manager. You will join a great; friendly team, access free onsite parking, participate in monthly BBQ's and be given an attractive and competitive remuneration package.
Best of all it's a great place to work, where you can bring your authentic self and develop a genuine long-term career!