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Position Available: Supply Chain Specialist – Melbourne


Supply Chain Specialist – Melbourne

About the Business

From the outside of a plain looking frontage in Dingley Village, you will see a glimmer of activity beyond the tinted windows. Inside our brilliantly renovated office, you will find a group of creative designers, mechanical engineers, product developers, sales and project management specialists. As a leading supplier of commercial project lighting solutions and custom manufactured architectural features within the Australian market, we are looking for an enthusiastic Supply Chain Specialist to join our tight knit team. 

Role Duties and Responsibilities 

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Forecast inventory levels of materials and products, focused towards reducing stock levels
  • Scheduling & management of a portfolio of components and completed light fittings, minimising risk, costs, budgets/targets etc. & maximising improvement through review, analysis & ordering assumptions
  • Contribution to business performance by effective management of inventory levels, supplier costs, customer service, and delivering innovation
  • Identify risks & develop contingency plans to support assembly
  • Issue and manage purchase orders in accordance with customer needs
  • Setup and manage Assembly Orders (including BOM’s)
  • Assist in managing and following up overseas orders with our international agents
  • Coordinate with the sales department and suppliers in the purchasing scope of work especially for big projects
  • Arrange and co-ordinate (international) shipments to ensure the goods arrive on time, at the best possible price
  • Support all relevant departments with quotations/lead-times for the purpose of tenders
  • Source, select and negotiate for the best purchase package in terms of quality, price, terms, deliveries, and services with suppliers
  • Maintaining a solid overview of upcoming jobs so that parts can be ordered in time and acceptable lead times can be met
  • Prepare and pass information to Finance Department for payment of accounts and invoices within agreed time frames

Skills and Experience

  • Proven experience in a Supply Chain/Material Planner, Logistics or Expediting role (min 2 yrs)
  • Strong analytical skills, problem solving, high attention to detail and highly productive
  • A good technical aptitude
  • ERP system experience and Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience in Lighting or Electrical industry would be highly regarded
  • Be confident, self-motivated and pro-active
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills and able to work in a team environment and autonomously

Key Benefits

  • An attractive salary based on experience
  • Small, close-knit team environment
  • A Flexible working environment
  • Strong company culture
  • A barista quality coffee machine

This role requires flexibility and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, ensuring a smooth and efficient transfer from order to delivery. This is a very exciting position which is vital to the success of our fast-growing business. 


How To Apply

If this sounds like you, then please apply with your resume and cover letter indicating why you would be a great addition to our team, please apply here.