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Purchasing officer

Immediate start available for an experienced Purchasing Officer for a well respected client, temp to perm opportunity on offer

Our client has an excellent reputation across the hydraulics and engineering sectors. They work across a variety of industries including infrastructure, mining, defence and material handling.

Their capability encompasses design, through to installation and repair of products.
We have a current vacancy for an experienced Purchasing Officer to join our client's Newcastle based team on a temporary basis. For the right candidate, this role has the potential of becoming a permanent opportunity.

To be successful in this role, experience in the below criteria is essential:
  • Maintenance of purchase orders from order placement to item receipt including acknowledgements and expediting.
  • Vendor purchasing to multiple branch locations from major vendors
  • Monitor supplier performance such as pricing accuracy, delivery, reliability and quality of service.
  • Manage supplier backorder system.
  • Identify procurement and inventory improvement opportunities.
  • Effective communication and negotiation
  • Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers and industry colleagues.
  • Confidently use Microsoft Office programs and Google equivalents
  • Ability to use NetSuite ERP system.
  • Understanding of Fluid Power industry or engineering products would be desirable, but isn't essential.
    If this role is of interest then hit 'Apply Now'! Alternatively, contact Ali Moore on 0435746282 or Melinda Sietsma on 0407309020 for a confidential discussion.

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Ground Floor Chifley Building
14 Honeysuckle Drive
Newcastle NSW 2300

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Job Summary

Contract or Temp
Purchasing / Procurement
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