Purchasing Officer | Wellington
Glenside, Part Time, 12 months fixed-term maternity cover, Procurement - Purchasing
Please Quote Reference Number 71159
  • Strong Administration and / or Purchasing background?
  • Fixed term maternity cover
  • Wholesale stockists of premium home decor products

  • Parnell +Co is a well-established, long term wholesale business distributing premium home decor, furniture & giftware throughout New Zealand and Australia.

    We require a self-motivated and organised Purchasing Officer with a can-do attitude to join our small friendly team based in Glenside. A varied role touching most areas of our business the right person will find it rewarding and fun.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Preparing and placing orders with international factories
    • Providing detailed production and packaging requirements
    • Regular follow up with suppliers to ensure they meet expected delivery dates
    • Booking freight with our freight forwarders
    • Tracking delivery schedules
    • Resolving any issues / delays with suppliers and customs.
    • Receiving and tracking credits for faulty product
    • Assisting the product administrator and buyers with factory relationships
    Other skills and attributes include:
    • Office Administration experience
    • Knowledge of Freight Forwarding
    • Experience with Purchasing and factory supplier relationships
    • Strong computer skills
    • Ability to work to deadlines
    • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
    • An enthusiastic attitude and the ability to work in a team
    This is a part time maternity cover role, 20 hours per week which are completely flexible within the office opening hours of 8.30am-5pm Monday - Friday.

    Occasional travel may be required to National Gift Fairs 3 times per year for up to 4 nights at a time.

    If you have the skills and experience required for this role, APPLY NOW through our online application form.

    Please Quote Reference Number 71159

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