Purchasing Officer

Full Time
Posted 8 months ago
This position has been filled

An Adelaide based company with interstate branches, providing end-to-end engineering solutions across a variety of industries is seeking to appoint a Purchasing Officer to join the team in a newly created role.

Based at the Head Office in the northern suburbs, this position will play a key role in purchasing high-quality and cost-efficient supplies for a wide variety of projects. This is the opportunity to take the next step in your career.

Key responsibilities:
  • Purchasing products as per plans
  • Maintaining records of purchases, pricing, and other data
  • Processing purchase orders
  • Creation and maintenance of good relationships with suppliers
  • Review and analyse all suppliers, availability and price options
  • Ensure that the purchases are of a high quality
  • Liaise with internal divisions including plannersestimators, project managers and factory staff
  • Liaise with clients, suppliers and transport companies
  • Following and enforcing the company’s procurement policies and procedures
  • Conduct accurate stocktakes
  • Attend to short supply or damage goods concerns
  • General administration
Skills and Experience

To be successful as a new team member in this newly developed role, you will ideally have some experience gained from within a manufacturing, fabrication or construction environment in a purchasing role. The expectation is not that you know it all but that you have the confidence and ability to ask questions.

Other Skills

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to work with a diverse range of individuals
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook and Excel)

This role provides the opportunity to advance your career within the purchasing/procurement environment in a forward-thinking organisation.  Please forward your resume and cover letter by clicking APPLY.

For further information please contact Joanne Blackman 0435 890 145.