Procurement Specialist

  • Company:
    Mars
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    13 hours ago
  • Category:
    General

At Mars Food Australia, we are looking for a Procurement Specialist to join the Mars Food Commercial team. Whilst this full-time role is normally based in our Central Coast office (min 2 days/wk), you have the flexibility to either working from home or our North Sydney office for the remaining 3 days.

You will thrive in this fast paced, key expert role supporting our business to achieve, and develop and execute local buying strategies for a specific group of Raw Materials and Co manufacturing/co packing services in the direct buying area.

**What would be your key responsibilities?**

• Secure price, capacity & service levels, and recommend and implement a procurement strategy

• Assess and develop suppliers, and ensure effective risk management through robust contracts and monitoring of KPIs

• Develop key internal/external relationships with local suppliers and cross functional partners

• Provide market and financial insights into the internal financial planning and review processes

**What are we looking for?**

• Direct buying/procurement/category experience preferably working with consumer goods

• Proven results in strategic sourcing and providing value to the business with experience in supplier relationship management

• Be able to deliver results yet demonstrate high levels of strategic agility

• Good problem solving, conflict management and negotiation skills

**What can you expect from Mars?**

• Awarded #5 in the Best Places to Work Australia survey for 2019

• Genuine focus on your development with access to world class training

• Global health and wellbeing program to support work-life balance

• Work in an environment with a true foodie culture