Ettason Pty Ltd. Purchasing Officer, Chinese Speaking

Ettason Pty Ltd

Full Time
Job Description
Ettason Pty LtdVillawood NSW
$55,000 – $65,000 a year

We are an established growing FMCG Company specialising in the importing and distribution of Asian food products to Australian market. An opportunity exists for an experienced Purchasing Officer to work in a fast paced environment.

This position will manage the end-to-end process from raising purchase orders and LC’s to clearance of goods, tracking of vessels; chasing documentation as well as to receipting and costing of goods. The position also responsible for managing relationship with suppliers, customs agents, freight forwarders, AQIS to ensure compliance and the entire purchasing process runs smoothly. Main responsibilities include:

  • Assist Purchasing Manager with product purchasing, demand planning, forecasting and shipment schedules
  • Sales analysis and Inventory control to avoid ‘out of stock’
  • Responsible for stock movement analysis, reporting and purchase order quantity recommendations by liaising with the sales team
  • Liaise with Sales and Vendors to determine order lead times and order quantities before generating P.O.’s to ensure optimum quantity is ordered
  • Generate purchase orders, delivery instructions, goods receipting in the system and cost calculations
  • Maintain records of goods ordered and receipted for HACCP purposes, product costs (using excel) and supplier informationParticipate in WMS project implementation to set business requirements for procurement
  • Develop policies & procedures for the purchasing department regarding inventory control, stock forecasting, ordering etc
  • Liaise with all relevant parties in relation to import and export arrangement
  • Administrative support duties for the department including filing, updating customs records, preparing correspondence and inputting and retrieving information from computer database and other duties as required

As the successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Minimum 2 years relevant working experience, preferably gained from FMCG/Food industry
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good understanding of purchasing/procurement processes of imported products
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills
  • Proficient use of the MS Office suite especially MS Excel
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal, written English and Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year

Required education:

  • Associate

Required experience:

  • Purchasing: 2 years

Required language:

  • English and Chinese
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