13 Jan, 2019

Purchasing Officer

  • Hays
  • West Melbourne, Victoria, Melbourne

Job Description

Heavy manufacturing company is seeking a high quality Purchasing Officer to join their growing team


Your new company

A major player in the heavy manufacturing sector needs a Purchasing Officer to start as soon as possible as their team and work load is expanding. The company is currently transforming themselves and has a strong culture of innovation and high performance and has a well respected name in the industry.

Your new role

The Purchasing Officer will be responsible for:

  • All transactional purchasing for both direct and indirect categories
  • Action all purchasing requests in a timely manner, maintaining a high DIFOT level
  • Obtain multiple quotes and negotiate with suppliers to achieve best value outcomes
  • Manage requests and credit requests and resolve invoicing issues
  • Provide a high level of customer service, liaising with suppliers and internal customers
  • General administration as required

What you'll need to succeed

You will have experience working in similar fast paced, heavy industrial manufacturing environment. Key skills required:
  • Strong purchasing, inventory and DIFOT experience
  • Ability to work well under pressured and to deadlines
  • High attention to detail and strong analytical skills
  • Excellent customer service
  • Strong understanding of SAP

What you'll get in return

As the successful candidate you will be offered position on a contract basis with the view to move to permanent quickly if your performance warrants it. Exceptional candidates may be offered a permanent position right away. Salary will be in line with your experience.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'APPLY NOW' or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to cameron.taylor@hays.com.au, or call Cameron Taylor on 03 9642 1684 for a confidential discussion about the role. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

At Hays, we value diversity and are passionate about placing people in a role where they can flourish and succeed. We actively encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply. #2127566

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