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Purchasing Officer

Stellar Recruitment

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Full job description
  • Perth-based role
  • 6 month contract
  • Industry-leading company


To facilitate the efficient purchasing of materials, supplies, services and equipment and provide cost savings, shareholder value and efficiencies and adherence to company Policies and Procedures.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Monitor requisites ensuring goods are legitimate, authorised, are of high quality and at competitive prices
  • Process purchase requisitions in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Promote continual improvement of company procedures
  • Provide sites with expediting reports and follow ups with suppliers for outstanding orders
  • Ensure site credits are dealt with promptly
  • Ensure smooth processing of ordering
  • Provide assistance and support to projects relating to Mainpac and Supply issues
  • Understands and applies current technologies to the work and communicates that to the work teams
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients, suppliers, subcontractors, external service providers and internal company personnel
  • Promote safe work environment
  • Ensure confidential information is maintained

Key Duties:

  • Ensure personal safety and safety of work colleagues is maintained
  • Work area should be free of items that could become or cause safety issues e.g. loose cables on floor, wearing of appropriate PPE if you go into areas requiring it.
  • Be an active member of the purchasing team promoting continual improvement of the company procedures and willingness to help other personnel
  • Participate in maintaining safe working systems, enhance productivity and drive down costs
  • Monitor requisites ensuring goods are legitimate to the best of your ability, ensuring the relevant authorisations pertaining to the supply and products purchased are of good quality and competitive price
  • Be vigilant in regard to purchases that don’t appear correct for a project. If any doubts as your supervisor. If you feel you can obtain similar quality products to what has been ordered at a more favorable price or , lead time you must ensure our Category management and then the requisition raiser or his line management are aware of the changes.
  • Process purchase requisitions in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Requisitions are to be processed immediately once received and in line with the requested freight expectancy.
  • Provide sites with an expediting report and follow ups with supplier for outstanding orders
  • Expedite back orders on a regular basis
  • Ensure site credits are dealt with promptly
  • Credits returned to suppliers to be processed on a weekly basis
  • Ensure invoice files or queries from Accounts are processed in a timely fashion.
  • Liaise with Stores, Inventory staff and Supply customers
  • Ensure confidential information is maintained
  • Do not leave confidential information on top of desks where it can be read. Do not divulge confidential information to third parties

Technical Knowledge & Qualifications:


  • Minimum Year 12 Secondary Education
  • Competent computer skills, including keyboard skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Experience with Electronic Resource Planning (ERP)


  • Mainpac Knowledge
  • Knowledge of Dynamics


  • Experience with procurement in the mining industry
  • A high level of interpersonal skills
  • Good level of verbal, written and numerical skills (basic maths)
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to analyse and process work in an efficient manner
  • Attention to detail

How to apply:

All applications must be made by uploading a Word format CV after clicking APPLY or contact Ben Hyland for a confidential discussion.

Phone number: 0428 945 872

Email: [email protected]

Reference Number: BH44398


Job details
Date posted
10 Nov 2020
Mining & Energy
Purchasing & Procurement
Above avg.
$43 - $44/hr
Contract type
Work type
Full Time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Private Business
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen/Permanent Resident

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