Purchasing and Inventory Assistant Manager

Logistics / Warehouse / Transport

About the Employer

Job Description



Purchasing and Inventory Assistant Manager



Established in 2021, Cloud Atlantic has been supporting a successful well-established portfolio of SAAS and retail businesses across Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South-East Asia.

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We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including flexible work arrangements, a monthly allowance to offset costs of working from home and comprehensive medical insurance options.

About the role

We are seeking a Purchasing and Inventory Assistant Manager to oversee and enhance our procurement and inventory management processes. This role has been created to support our continuous growth and commitment to excellence in supply chain management. The successful candidate will manage two direct reports and work closely with our supply chain and design teams to ensure a seamless flow of products from our manufacturers to our stores.

Responsibilities include:

Implementing purchasing strategies to maintain inventory at optimal levels.

Supervising and training two direct reports in procurement and inventory management practices. Collaborating with in-house designers and manufacturers to ensure timely delivery of products. Managing inventory levels across all locations to prevent stockouts and overstocking.

Overseeing the logistics of order placement and delivery to ensure efficiency.

Producing regular reports on purchasing and inventory metrics for senior management.

The Assistant Manager will report directly to Oscar Wylee group's Operations Manager and play a crucial role in supporting our stores in Australia, New Zealand, and Canada.

About the person

The ideal candidate will have:

Proven experience in purchasing and inventory management, preferably in the retail or manufacturing sector.

Strong leadership skills with experience managing a team.

Excellent negotiation, English communication, and interpersonal skills.

A keen eye for detail and a systematic approach to problem-solving.

Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

Proficiency in inventory management software and Microsoft Office Suite.

A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.


Experience in the optometry industry or a similar healthcare sector. Familiarity with fashion manufacturing and product lifecycle management.


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we will respond only to candidates that have successfully progressed to the first stage of meeting with a member of our team.