Indirect ProcurementDynamic and fast paced food manufacturerBased in the SE Suburbs at our Head Office in Mentone
Simplot Australia is a vibrant, sustainable provider of great food in Australasia. Home to Australia's favourite food brands, Simplot manufactures a diverse range of products that includes everything from delicious and balanced meals, convenient frozen potato and vegetables, tasty pasta sauces and nutritious seafood to fun snack foods.
Our portfolio of brands consist of Birds Eye, Edgell, Leggos, John West, Top Cut, Seakist, Harvest, Chiko, I&J, Ally, Lean Cuisine, Five Tastes, Chicken Tonight, Raguletto and Five Brothers.
Simplot is owned by the JR. Simplot Company and has grown to become a multinational agriculture and food business with annual sales of more than $US5 billion.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Procurement Specialist to join the team at our Head Office in Mentone. Reporting to the Global Category Lead, you will be responsible for establishing a long term category plan for Indirects to drive value across the business.
This will be done in partnership with a range of internal stakeholders and strategies will include:Spend analytics/mapping;External market analysis;Vendor management; andEstablishing then managing a multi year project portfolio for mid to high level criticality, mid to high level complexity, and medium to large sized spend.
You will also lead sourcing projects based on the category strategy and on demand projects from your stakeholder group. This is a hands on role for a dynamic procurement specialist who can manage their stakeholders through an effective relationship building ability whilst being able to also challenge the status quo.
This role has multi-site responsibility and the challenge will be your skill to deliver change improvements to achieve standardisation nationally.
Some national travel will be required.
You hold strong interpersonal skills with an emphasis on engagement. Analytically minded, you can demonstrate success by achieving savings and pricing benefits.
Tertiary qualified (Business, Commerce, Logistics or a Finance related discipline) you ideally also hold MCIPS membership.
You are confident with ERP systems and are a strong user of Excel but it is your Solid knowledge of best practice procurement and supplier management processes that will ensure your success.
If this sounds like you, please Apply online today.