Purchasing Specialist

Job Title: Purchasing Specialist
Location: Auckland
REF: 117307
Contact Details: Logan Slabbert
Contact Email:
Job Published: 19 days ago

Our client is a large telecommunications provider and looking for a Purchasing Specialist on a temporary basis to assist with this newly created role.

As a Purchasing Specialist, you will be responsible for handling day-to-day activities of the department.


  • Understanding the purchasing needs and demands.
  • Identifying the suppliers and vendors for goods.
  • Negotiating with the suppliers which include price, quality, delivery time, etc.
  • Preparing purchasing terms and conditions as well as pricing quotes.
  • Creating purchase orders and ensuring that they tally with the order received.
  • Analysing the invoices to ensure accuracy.
  • Maintaining a healthy relationship with the vendors and suppliers.
  • Tracking stock in the inventory and restocking the items as and when required.
  • Working closely with the Production and Sales team members.
  • Inspecting the quality of the stock on a regular basis.
  • Adhering to the rules and regulations of the company.
  • Preparing and presenting inventory reports to the Purchasing Manager.
  • Resolving shipment issues faced by the vendors.

What are we looking for?

  • 1-2 years’ experience in a purchasing environment
  • SAP experience would be ideal but not necessary
  • Telecommunication experience would be beneficial
  • Must be available immediately

If you have any question please do not hesitate to contact Logan on 027 478 9614