Supervisor - Supply Chain

10 Jun 2021

The role

The Waihi operation have an exciting opportunity for a Supervisor - Supply Chain to join the team. Reporting to the Commercial Manager you will be responsible for identifying, forecasting and ensuring just in time delivery of supply requirements to internal customers, through the use of planning, control and communication processes which maximises supply efficiency levels without compromising customer requirements.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements systems and procedures that ensure continual liaison with the supply chain (internal and external) with a view of meeting or exceeding agreed quality, time and cost requirements
  • Implements and maintains effective and accurate inventory control systems, including minimum/maximum stock levels, rolling and annual stock takes, and provides meaningful reporting information on stock levels and variances
  • Assists in the negotiation and co-ordination of the tendering process for supply contracts, monitors performance and maintains meaningful recording and reporting of transactions
  • Supervises the purchasing and stores function by ensuring capital equipment, spares and consumables are in stock and conform to budget and forecasts usage criteria
  • Carries out planning and scheduling of major consumables, allowing for contingencies, to ensure operational and budget requirements are met or exceeded
  • Understand the procedures and processes involved with managing people and apply them appropriately to different situations
  • Assign tasks according to individuals’ abilities and agree what is to be accomplished. Give clear instructions, actively listen, provide constructive feedback, and hold regular meetings

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • A tertiary qualification in Logistics, Distribution, Supply Chain Management or similar is highly regarded
  • Full and current driver's licence, ability to drive manual vehicles is preferred
  • Minimum of five years' experience within a Purchasing and Logistics environment is essential
  • Must have exposure to inventory management and MRP computer systems
  • Practical experience and or training in MRP and supply chain management
  • Must have warehousing and purchasing skills


If you share the same values and have what we are looking for, please apply online now via our website:

Applications close Friday, 24 June 2021. Shortlisting will commence immediately.

Work Type:
New Zealand
Waihi Operations
Date expires:
24 Jun 2021
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