Purchasing Manager

Role: Purchasing Manager
Brand: Rip Curl
Location: Torquay, VIC
Summary: We are searching for a Purchasing Manager. This role will drive Rip Curl’s purchasing to ensure stock arrives at the designated destination at the required time by leading a global team ensuring consistency with process, deadlines, and data accuracy. 

Responsibilities:

  • Create seasonal buy plans for divisions to support the consolidated group buying strategy and communicate any buying risk identified
  • Oversee the purchasing team to raise salesmen sample and bulk production POs, consolidate globally, and send to suppliers adhering to the buy plan and RDC
  • Work closely with the planning, development and sourcing team to manage the buying of speciality styles within the range, limiting blind buying as much as possible
  • Work with each regional purchasing team to ensure receiving product is smooth and suppliers adhere to Vendor Manual guidelines
  • Train and support, new and existing suppliers on our systems and processes
  • Ensure purchasing team manage and enforce customs compliance regulations with suppliers