Procurement Category Manager

11 / 08 / 2022

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

Description

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 waynef@huntercampbell.co.nz

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

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Procurement Category Manager

10 / 08 / 2022

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

Description

Do you have commercial experience gained in a high-value, complex Procurement environment with a demonstrable track record of identifying & delivering the best outcomes & cost savings across Indirect/ITC/Technology related categories? 

If so, this exciting role could be for you.

The opportunity 12-month contract

Our client, a prominent & essential services organisation in Auckland is looking to appoint a Procurement Specialist to create, develop, communicate, negotiate and implement innovative procurement strategies across core Indirect categories to deliver year-on-year cashable savings and efficiencies. 

You will have the leadership and interpersonal skills and experience to work confidently with stakeholders to overcome challenges and bring them towards a common goal. You will also deliver complex Category Strategies using best practice Procurement and Commercial tools and techniques to ensure successful implementation.

Key requirements:

  • Demonstrable track record in the procurement and implementation of high value, high impact added value contribution within ICT/Technology/Indirect categories
  • Several years of experience in complex, dynamic environments with high levels of ambiguity and impact/risk.
  • Recent experience in a modern procurement environment within a large, complex commercially driven organisation.
  • Demonstrable experience of successfully leading and managing change projects across functional and business boundaries incorporating a diverse range of relevant products and services.
  • Significant experience of influencing from a strategic perspective, whilst implementing effective procurement management and compliance structures.
  • Political sensitivity and high-level influencing and interpersonal skills and the ability to establish credibility with senior stakeholders.
  • Evidence of success in building relationships across organisational, professional, and operational boundaries.
  • Demonstrable experience of working on and leading collaborative procurement projects within a complex, multi-stakeholder, and legislative operating environment.
  • Experience in working with key suppliers, such as outsource partners, including performance development to meet business needs.
  • Commercially astute with a proven track record of delivering cost savings and added value.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to build collaborative relationships to deliver change.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Experience in working in multi-disciplinary teams.

What’s in it for you

  • Work across a diverse array of business units, categories, and commercial projects
  • Opportunity to develop your career in a significant essential services business
  • Opportunities to progress in procurement or the wider commercial services team
  • Enjoy a career and work/life balance

For further information click apply or contact Wayne Fry on 021 656 502 or waynef@huntercampbell.co.nz

  • Iniital 12-month contract
  • Essential services organisation
  • Socially responsible procurement

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Senior HR Advisor

09 / 08 / 2022

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Human Resources / Human Resources & Recruitment

Description

About the company:

Our client is a well-established and regarded business who specialises in outsourced warehousing and distribution of some of NZ’s leading brands and products in the FMCG space. 
  
They pride themselves on delivering a quality product and service with an emphasis on safety and customer satisfaction.   

An opportunity has come up for an experienced HR Advisor who will contribute to building capability in the teams’ leadership abilities, drive processes in the HR space and manage IR/ER issues. It is a busy site and there are many opportunities to drive continuous improvement and engagement across all teams. 

About the role:

This Senior HR Advisor role is a newly created. You will oversee the HR function in New Zealand while being well supported by the Head of HR in Australia.

This role will see you working across a site with a headcount of 160. In peak season, they run 24/6 across three shifts.

As a Senior HR Advisor in the business, yyourmain objectives in this role will be to provide advice and support to the business to simplify pprocesses clarify understanding and to develop capability. You will provide advice and hhands-onsupport in the areas of performance management, HR investigations, succession planning and capability development.
  
This role will not see you responsible for union negotiations however it will see you working to drive agreements across the business for personal. Experience in unionised environments is highly favourable.

You will have a strong backbone as you will support line managers in facilitating/investigating IR/ER issues (managing disciplinary meetings) and with this, you will be well across the New Zealand laws and legislation.

What’s in it for you?

This is an opportunity where you will have genuine leadership responsibility.

This is a permanent position within the business however our client will consider candidates seeking part-timed or full time work. This could be a great opportunity for a parent looking to return to work or someone who is looking to step down in hours. Alternatively, this too would be a great opportunity for someone who has worked in a warehousing/logistics environment in an HR Advisor role that is looking to take the next step up!
Flexible hours/the opportunity to do some work from home is welcomed. 

Being a people leader will bring you joy as well as being able to make a real difference in upskilling the capability of staff. You will enjoy working in a busy environment and being able to make a valuable contribution.
  
Interested?

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

  • People-focused and hands-on leadership role
  • Fast-paced and agile environment
  • Both part-time and full-time applicants are encouraged to apply

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Operations Manager

09 / 08 / 2022

  • Wellington
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Manufacturing / Plant Management

Description

Breadcraft Wairarapa Ltd has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Operations Manager to join our expanding Bakery team in Masterton, Wairarapa.

The Company
Breadcraft (BWL) established in the Wairarapa in 1942, is a fast-growing successful Bakery business producing Artisan & Baked products that our customers love.
  
Alongside our Cottage Lane artisan breads and Rebel Bakehouse wraps & bagels, we offer a whole range of delicious products, including market-leading gluten-free products, paninis, burger buns and other smallgoods.
  
We already have an extensive range of great products and lots more innovation planned…we are in growth mode and need your help.
  
Check out our website: www.breadcraft.co.nz & www.rebelbakehouse.co.nz for more information
  
The Opportunity
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to bring your experience & expertise to lead Breadcraft to greater levels of operational excellence.
  
You will take on a key leadership role with both operational and strategic responsibility. Heading up a team of six direct reports you will take on responsibility for leading a substantial production site and contribute to key decisions and leadership of the business as a key member of the SLT.
  
You will lead and improve manufacturing and operational performance through strong leadership and the Continuous Improvement of processes, systems, production efficiencies, people and innovation. You will enjoy working with a collaborative and visionary leadership team and enjoy a wide scope of responsibility across manufacturing, operations, HSE, Lean Manufacturing, people leadership, budgeting, planning, reporting and strategic decision-making and execution.
  
About you:
Having developed your skills & experience over the years working in a fast-paced FMCG or similar manufacturing environment, you will be a natural leader, a Health & Safety Champion, well organised, a clear communicator & be passionate about supporting your team to achieve wonderful things.
  
From your impressive experience base, you will be able to give strong examples of operational performance improvement & team development delivery, along with demonstrated experience in capital & process improvement and project management.
  
The Benefits:

  • Breadcraft is continually growing and expanding, with new products in the domestic & export markets
  • We offer a competitive salary based on experience
  • Supportive management & leadership career development
  • Work with a talented team of professionals
  • Lean manufacturing implementation opportunities
  • Capital project leadership & management opportunities
  • Live & work in the fantastic Wairarapa

For further information, click apply or contact Wayne Fry on 021 656502 or waynef@huntercampbell.co.nz

  • Senior leadership role - key member of the SLT
  • Mandate to drive change and improvements
  • NZ business in growth mode

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Global Planning Manager

08 / 08 / 2022

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Manufacturing / Planning

Description

The Company
A global manufacturing business with New Zealand roots and a significant presence in NZ and overseas.

The business is dedicated to building and maintaining a highly skilled and robust R&D and manufacturing capability and has an established reputation for combining leading-edge innovation, expertise, and world-class operating processes to produce products of the highest quality which are distributed through a comprehensive network of wholesalers and retailers.
  
An opportunity has arisen for a Global Planning Manager to join the team in a key leadership role as the result of an internal promotion

The opportunity 
As the Global Planning Manager, your main purpose will be to ensure that you provide direction and perspective on key decisions related to global planning activities, Continuous Improvement and reporting that positively impacts the continued growth, high performance, and success of the business
  
You will take on a key leadership role and be responsible for:

  • Overall responsibility for the Global end-to-end Planning, including Demand, Supply, Inventory Planning, and Purchasing execution
  • Provide leadership in the support of New Product Introductions across the Supply Chain
  • Chair and facilitate the Global S&OP process, with the purpose of ensuring an ongoing balance between supply, demand and inventory, and facilitate a decision-making process solving for risk and opportunities
  • Manage trade-off between cost, service level and risk to determine optimal inventory holding levels (Finished Goods, Raw Materials and Spare Parts)
  • Provide leadership in major supply chain change projects

Your leadership ability, Continuous Improvement mindset, and ability to manage key relationships (and influence decision-makers), combined with your demonstrable supply chain and planning capability will ensure your success in this key leadership role with a global scope. Previous experience leading planning across multiple manufacturing sites on an international scale will be highly regarded

What’s in it for you
This is a key role with the ability to make an impact. You will be joining a highly successful business driven by innovation and producing leading-edge products for the global marketplace. While the environment is already one of high performance and achievement, you will be given the scope to lead and develop your team and make a meaningful improvement to the ongoing success of the Global Supply Chain and contribute to key decisions and strategies on a local, regional and global scale

Exceptional potential for career growth and development exists for ambitious, dedicated and talented individuals. The company can demonstrate numerous examples of people who have progressed their careers in the business and moved to new roles both in NZ and overseas 

For further information, click apply or contact Ken Webb on 021 486 565 or kenw@huntercampbell.co.nz or Wayne Fry 0n 021 656 502

  • Global scope
  • Tactial and stratgeic planning
  • Senior leadership role

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Supply Planner

08 / 08 / 2022

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Manufacturing / Planning

Description

About the company:

Based in East Tamaki, our client is committed to being the leading innovator and provider for their products globally. They are and have been for many years, the leading supplier for their niche product across New Zealand. They have recently been acquired by a global business and with this, better product availability and serviceability has come about.
  
About the role:

As the business has been acquired by a global business, recent changes have been afoot. This includes a recent appointment of a New Zealand Supply Chain Manager. The Supply Chain Manager has reviewed the current state of the supply chain including the systems and processes in places and where key roles and responsibilities lie and within in this, has identified the need for an additional supply planner to join the team.

This role is dealing with a high number of SKUs, a high volume of inventory, and working in a competitive fast-paced, complex environment.
 
You will hold the responsibility for creating forecasts by running MRP reports and liaising with internal stakeholders (sales/inventory team) as well as raising POs with offshore suppliers/ tracking and tracing the movement of goods. 
 
About you:

You will come with experience in using MRP reports to depict forecasts as well as have experience in liaising with suppliers for purchase order raising/tracking and tracing the movement of goods until arrival into the DC.

 
You will have the ability to adapt to an environment that currently going through a lot change as systems/processes are being reviewed within the supply chain in amongst a SAP go-live project about to kick off.

This is a busy role in a fast-paced environment and you will need to be resilient as change is inevitable in this role. You will be a proactive communicator who can liaise with internal and external stakeholders with ease.

What’s in it for you?


A team that genuinely cares about you! Once trained up, our client offers flexible hours / the option to work from home up to 2 days a week!

 
Interested?

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

  • Newly created role within evolving supply chain
  • Plan/forecast
  • East Tamaki based - flexible hours/WFH up to 2 days a week

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