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  • Job reference: RMS0197775

Purchasing officer

  • Sector: Other
  • Location: Moorebank, New South Wales
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/08/2018
  • Duration: 6-9 months
  • Time left:
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    (25/09/18)
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The Role:


The position will be responsible for purchase materials according to required technical specification, price, delivery schedule and terms. To ensure purchasing activities align with corporate purchasing policies and procedures, as well as you must have good knowledge of Excel/word and SAP.

Accountabilities:

* Identifies and qualifies new suppliers in cooperation with relevant category team in cooperation with Supplier Quality and Engineering specialists.
* Negotiates agreements with main suppliers, and periodically renews price lists, terms and conditions.
* Analyses and evaluates bids in order to determine the optimal value.
* Supports bid and proposal teams by providing relevant market information.
* Tracks goods received to verify appropriate delivery and ensure invoice processing.
* Initiates purchase orders (PO) in the system and confirms delivery with suppliers, monitors and tracks supplier performance to PO requirements.
* Aligns supplier orders with customer requirements (based on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)/project requirements)
* Conducts all Supply Chain activities for all goods and services in accordance with policies and procedures.

The Company:
As one of the worlds leading engineering companies, Our Client assists in their customer's use of electrical power and aims to increase industrial productivity in a sustainable way.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Circa 3-4 year's experience in the same or similar role
* Good knowledge of Excel/word and SAP
* Excellent negotiating skills
* Strong interpersonal, communication (written and verbal) and team based skills are essential
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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