Procurement Specialist

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Logistics/Procurement


Your Impact

The Procurement and Sustainability team have an opportunity for a Procurement Specialist to support Category Managers to deliver sourcing activities whilst proposing innovative ways to achieve better outcomes for Asahi Beverages.

Reporting to the Group Head of Logistics Procurement, this role will suit an enthusiastic individual with a willingness to learn. The role will provide an opportunity to make a significant impact and to present to senior leaders across the business.


Key responsibilities

  • Work with Procurement Category Managers to deliver all aspects of category management and strategic sourcing.
  • Support sourcing processes, including definition of requirements, development of should cost models, financial analysis of responses and producing final recommendation presentations.
  • Finalise contract documentation and submit for internal approval.
  • Develop understanding of business requirements by partnering with key stakeholders.
  • Identify opportunities to deliver savings and to contribute to the Procurement team’s benefits targets.
  • Coordinate business review meetings with suppliers to drive continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Participate in budget creation process for the next financial year.


About You

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to engage internal and external stakeholders of all levels
  • Experience of managing supplier relationships in an FMCG environment
  • Demonstrated examples of making improvements (operational or financial) within an FMCG supply chain environment
  • Strong Excel skillset with advanced ability to manipulate and present data


Why Asahi Beverages?

Asahi Beverages is one of the leading beverage companies in Australia and New Zealand with a rich and varied history. Comprising some of Australia and New Zealand’s most loved brands, the company’s Regional Hub is based in Melbourne with three Business Divisions - Asahi Lifestyle Beverages (formerly Schweppes Australia) and Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) in Australia; and Asahi Beverages NZ and The Better Drinks Co. in New Zealand. There’s always a great deal going on and opportunities abound for those ready to take them! 

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