Purchasing Officer

$500 - 600 / Per Month
Part Time
Mar 05, 2021

Job Overview

Position Description: Purchasing Officer 

March 2021 

Company: Trailparts Pty Ltd  

Location: Remote 

Reports to:  Supply Chain Manager 

Staff reporting to role: N/A 

Company Objective: Efficient delivery and time saving solutions. 

We do the business - letting you get on with the things most important to you. 

Trailparts are, like many of our customers, an independent 100% NZ owned company. Supported by our great team with extensive knowledge and training, Trailparts provides excellence in customer satisfaction and service. 

Purpose of Position: Ensuring all products are on hand, to ensure deadlines are met, whilst ensuring stock level costs and freight costs are contained. Regular revision and research of suppliers and vendors as well as internal systems and processes to maximise efficiency and profitability within the business. 

Key Relationships: Supply Chain Manager, Operations Manager, Warehouse and Logistics Team, Finance Team, Production Team and Suppliers. 


Responsibility and Expected Targets

  • Research and locate vendors of products and services and determine the product/service availability and terms of sale. 

  • Assist in sourcing for new parts, suppliers, or sub-contractors when the need arises. 

  • Prepare orders as an output of F2P (forecast to plan)  

  • Coordinate with accounts payable to handle overseas payments and transactions.  

  • Build strong relationships with suppliers, manufacturers and internal teams. 

  • Maintaining a good company image and fostering good customer and supplier relations. 

  • Communicate as directed, business needs and objectives with suppliers.

  • Order raw materials and hardware to meet customer orders by the end of each day. 

  • Track incoming shipments and update systems accordingly 

  • Resolving delivery, pricing and/or quality issues with vendors in a professional and timely manner.

  • Keeping stock control systems up to date and provide feedback for planning future capacity requirements. 


Skills Required

  • Admin Assistant
  • Data Entry
  • Inventory Management

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