Junior Category Manager

10 / 05 / 2022

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Manufacturing / Purchasing / Procurement


About the client:

100% New Zealand owned, our client specialises in the distribution of a broad range of products to many of NZ’s large manufacturing, agricultural and food production companies.

About the role:

Are you looking to advance your career from your current transactional purchasing role? Our client has an opening in their procurement team where there is a need for a junior category manager/procurement specialist. 

You will take responsibility for the end to end of this category including forecasting the demand, managing the inventory, placing purchase orders and working with the procurement manager to evaluate suppliers. The procurement team take care of managing inventory and arranging for supply in four DCs around the country.

You will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, have the ability to problem solve in an ever changing environment and you will have a positive attitude despite the frequent supply chain issues impacting the business and their orders on a regular basis.

Strong analytical capability is a must in this role as there is a need for report reading and writing. You will have good attention to detail with the transactional part of your role. Your ability to communicate and influence is a must as you will be fronting suppliers and liaising with customers.
What’s in it for you?

If you are looking for a diverse role in the supply chain that is a step up from your current transactional purchasing role then this would be a good opportunity for you. Based in Penrose, our client prides themselves on having a good team culture and developing staff throughout their career.
If this opportunity is of interest, please submit your CV by following the link below. If you’d like to find out more and for a confidential discussion please call Katherine Biggelaar on 021 225 4735 or email katherineb@huntercampbell.co.nz

  • Immediate start
  • Develop your career from transactional purchasing into procurement
  • Global sourcing exposure

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Katherine (Kat) Biggelaar
Consultant, Supply Chain, Operations and Procurement

My focus is on immediately available talent, ideal for temporary and contract solutions that fit with what our clients are looking to achieve across the Supply Chain, Operations and Procurement space. Using a proactive approach, I connect the dots between current contracting talent and contract end dates, as well as matching requirements and skills to…

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