Brownes Dairy is an iconic fresh dairy business dating back more than 130 years.  Our Brands are WA favourites and it is the business priority to source 100% of our milk from local WA dairy farms.If you enjoy working in a fast paced environment then you could be the person we are looking for to join our small friendly team located at Balcatta.The PositionReporting directly to the General Manager - Supply Chain, this role focuses on delivering best practice procurement management of our suppliers, focused on driving savings while maintaining continuity for supply for key ingredients and packaging.We believe in delivering outstanding service to internal stakeholders through management of internal DIFOT by working with GFSI approved suppliers who partner with Brownes to drive efficiencies and innovation.Role Accountabilities will include but not limited to:Responsible for the purchasing and management of inventory through GFSI accredited suppliers.Supplier Selection and contract management - Engage relevant stakeholders as required determining requirements, specifications and selection criteria, review of proposals negotiations and final decisions.Supplier Performance and Relationship Management.Form an integral part of the S&OP planning process by bringing firm understanding of costs and lead times throughout the supply chain.Work cohesively within the S&OP planning and execution process, leading the S&OP team with regard to supplier requirements and input.What we are looking for:Someone who has a business or related Tertiary Qualification with a sound understanding of product costing and manufacturing process.Preferably with 5+ years procurement experience.An understanding of Quality requirements for a BRC accredited site.Experience in an FMCG food industry environment would be an added advantage.Imperative you have  highly developed written and verbal communication skills and proficient in Microsoft Office applications.We are a company that puts safety first so it is important that the successful candidate has a strong commitment to health and safety standards.What we Offer:The Category Manager role is a full-time position Monday to Friday.  You would be working in a team that prides itself on providing the requirement of the business in an efficient and professional manner, being the interface between the supplies and the organization.In return you will receive a competitive salary in keeping with the responsibilities of this position.If you are a person who has excellent organizational, time management and prioritization skills, the ability to manage resources and adapt plans to achieve the desired outcome within agreed time frames, with the ability to think outside the box, then you may be just the person we are looking for.Applications from agencies will not be accepted at this time. Australia - WA Perth Northern Suburbs & Joondalup

Category Manager - Procurement

Brownes Dairy is an iconic fresh dairy business dating back more than 130 years.  Our Brands are WA favourites and it is the business priority to source 100% of our milk from local WA dairy farms.

If you enjoy working in a fast paced environment then you could be the person we are looking for to join our small friendly team located at Balcatta.

The Position

Reporting directly to the General Manager - Supply Chain, this role focuses on delivering best practice procurement management of our suppliers, focused on driving savings while maintaining continuity for supply for key ingredients and packaging.

We believe in delivering outstanding service to internal stakeholders through management of internal DIFOT by working with GFSI approved suppliers who partner with Brownes to drive efficiencies and innovation.

Role Accountabilities will include but not limited to:

  • Responsible for the purchasing and management of inventory through GFSI accredited suppliers.
  • Supplier Selection and contract management - Engage relevant stakeholders as required determining requirements, specifications and selection criteria, review of proposals negotiations and final decisions.
  • Supplier Performance and Relationship Management.
  • Form an integral part of the S&OP planning process by bringing firm understanding of costs and lead times throughout the supply chain.
  • Work cohesively within the S&OP planning and execution process, leading the S&OP team with regard to supplier requirements and input.

What we are looking for:

  • Someone who has a business or related Tertiary Qualification with a sound understanding of product costing and manufacturing process.
  • Preferably with 5+ years procurement experience.
  • An understanding of Quality requirements for a BRC accredited site.
  • Experience in an FMCG food industry environment would be an added advantage.
  • Imperative you have  highly developed written and verbal communication skills and proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • We are a company that puts safety first so it is important that the successful candidate has a strong commitment to health and safety standards.

What we Offer:

The Category Manager role is a full-time position Monday to Friday.  You would be working in a team that prides itself on providing the requirement of the business in an efficient and professional manner, being the interface between the supplies and the organization.

In return you will receive a competitive salary in keeping with the responsibilities of this position.

If you are a person who has excellent organizational, time management and prioritization skills, the ability to manage resources and adapt plans to achieve the desired outcome within agreed time frames, with the ability to think outside the box, then you may be just the person we are looking for.

Applications from agencies will not be accepted at this time.