Procurement Category Manager

11 / 08 / 2022

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


Do you have Commercial experience gained in a high-value, complex Procurement environment with a demonstrable track record of identifying & delivering the best commercial and operational outcomes & cost savings?
Are you looking for an opportunity where you will have an impact and have the mandate to deliver optimisation and improvement?

If so, this exciting role could be for you.

The opportunity

The purpose of this role is to define and execute category strategies, run sourcing activity and manage supplier relationships within the indirect category.

You will ensure that you are deriving sustainable best value from the supply market, ensuring supply risk mitigation and providing the best commercial and service level outcomes to the business.
The key responsibilities of the role will cover:

  • Strategy – define and execute category management activities
  • Supplier Management and performance
  • Contract management and sourcing
  • Stakeholder management
  • Customer-focussed approach with an unerring commitment to quality and reliability of supply

You will have a proven track record of strong analytical and strategic skills along with top-class communication skills, a flexible and proactive approach, and the ability to identify risks and solutions to complex issues. You will thrive in a dynamic environment, build the capability of others, and foster alignment of effort through your work.

What’s in it for you

  • Work with a diverse array of suppliers and stakeholders
  • Opportunity to develop your career in a significant business
  • The ability to make an impact and shape the future success of the Procurement function

For further information, click apply or contact Wayne Fry on 021 656 502 or

  • End to end category management
  • Supportive leadership
  • Successful NZ owned manufacturing business

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Production Planner

27 / 07 / 2022

  • Christchurch
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Manufacturing / Planning


The Role 
Are you an experienced Supply Chain professional with experience in production planning? Are you ready for a new challenge? We have a great opportunity for an experienced Planner to step into a role with prospects in a leading New Zealand business.

What you’ll be doing 
You will have responsibility for the operational planning and production scheduling function, ensuring that the day-to-day requirements and longer-term goals are achieved. 

Main Responsibilities 

  • Utilise available planning systems to convert sales forecasts into achievable production and material plans and schedules that optimally balance customer service and operational cost efficiency 
  • Production Scheduling- Create maintain and execute effective production schedules
  • Daily Execution Coordination- support day-to-day coordination of operational delivery
  • Excellent systems experience -ERP Implementation experience preferred
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration – communication and collaboration across the business to ensure daily targets are met.
  • Sustainability – Key to success in all parts of the business

The Ideal Candidate

  • NZPICS/Diploma or time-served understanding of the planning process 
  • Experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Analytical thinking 
  • Computer Literacy including experience in ERP systems and Excel – Intermediate to Advanced level

For further information, click apply or contact Wayne Fry on 021 656 502 or

  • Work for a business committed to Continuous Improvement
  • Career development and progression
  • Supportive work environment with flexible working arrangements

Apply now