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Procurement Leader- Packaging (Full Time Contract 6 Months (Maternity Cover)

Department:  Procurement and Planning - ANZ

North Strathfield, AU, 2137

Job Function:  Supply Chain
Employment Type:  Full time

The Arnott's Group (TAG) is an iconic Australian powerhouse brand, who are pioneers in the FMCG market, both locally and globally. Undergoing a period of extensive brand growth and strategic evolution, this is an exciting opportunity to help own and shape their iconic legacy into the future.


A fantastic 6-month opportunity has arisen in one of Australia's most iconic businesses. We have an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Leader- Packaging (maternity leave cover).


This is a key role in the Procurement Team as you will be accountable for leading categories across our Indirects, Ingredients or Packaging portfolios, and managing spend for both our Arnott’s and Campbell’s businesses. We’re looking for the right candidate with great experience, and the drive to build a career across the breadth of Procurement.

The role is the key connector between our suppliers and business partners in enabling the delivery of great business outcomes - improved value, breakthrough innovation, and enabling a more secure and sustainable supply chain.

The role reports to the Procurement Manager.


Principle Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for managing spend to category targets and limit portfolio inflation
  • Accountable for buying decision across categories whilst executing the Procurement Strategy
  • Responsible for mitigating and managing supply risk within categories
  • Leads buying/supply decisions on all projects and/or NPD requirements for categories
  • Direct management of shared resource, high accountability for leading cross-functional teams and managing allocated resources to deliver outcomes
  • Responsible for selecting suppliers that will continue to enhance our sustainable Supply Chain and support our strategy
  • Responsible for completing the detail of procurement activity for allocated categories (Category Management, RFI/RFP, Supplier Management, Cost Projections, & SAP maintenance) with the resources available


About you:

  • 2+ years’ packaging experience in a similar role, with experience leading cross functional teams
  • Procurement or commercial negotiating experience preferred
  • Ability to analyse data and draw insights
  • Demonstrated experience in driving change/projects in a systematic way
  • Good communicator and positive influencer of teams
  • Strong financial analytical skills
  • Strong continuous improvement demonstration and approach to work
  • Experience in developing and measuring performance to meet targets
  • Experience with systems such as SAP or equivalent & strong excel skills
  • Broad FMCG or related category industry experience
  • Bachelor’s degree


The Arnott’s Group unites a collection of leading consumer brands connected by our purpose, to create delicious moments. We recognise that creating delicious moments for a diverse range of consumers is only possible if our workforce reflects the consumers we serve.  We are an equal opportunity employer – because it’s right for our consumers, our business, and our people.  


*We do not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies.


So, if you’re up for a challenge and ready for some real life, on the ground experience – this is the right opportunity for you!  Make sure you click APPLY NOW!