Purchasing Officer Job at Downer Group – Maryborough QLD

Job ID: 590601

Job type: Full Time – Permanent

Categories: Procurement/Supply Chain

Who we are

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Downer has over 100 years’ experience delivering total rail asset solutions for its passenger and freight customers. We have an extensive national footprint with approximately 20 sites across Australia.

Position summary

Downer Rail and Transit Systems Division has an exciting opportunity for a Purchasing officer to join our team in QLD- Maryborough.

This is a full-time permanent opportunity.

You will be part of an organisation that employs over 53,000 employees’ in Australia and New Zealand as a leading provider of integrated services across diverse markets such as Rail, Transport, Telecommunications, Utilities, Renewables, Engineering, Construction, Industrial Services, Mining, Defence and a leading Facilities Management service provider in health, catering, and education.

We pride ourselves as a workplace that takes responsibility and accountability for the care and protection of peers, the business, the communities in which we operate, and the environment

Our Rail & Transit Systems (RTS) business provides a range of end to end, innovative transport solutions including:

Rolling Stock Design & Manufacture

Rolling Stock System Integration

Fleet Through Life Support Services

Public Transport Operations

Some of our flagship projects include the New Generation Rolling Stock in Queensland, High Capacity Metro Trains in Victoria and the Sydney Growth Trains in New South Wales.

The position of Purchasing Officer is responsible for the task of sourcing the right parts, at the right cost and ensuring delivery to the right location at the right time. Provide procurement support & production assistance to meet manufacturing, servicing, testing and project requirements in Qld. The Purchasing Officer will purchase required parts from current and newly engaged suppliers and establish supply plans from supplier to site. This role will be a key player in operation of the site with the expectation of developing a ‘benchmark’ level of performance through the application of contemporary supply chain management practices and lean business principles.

About you

Qualifications within a supply chain & procurement, and/or logistics related discipline is highly desired.

Demonstrated knowledge and experience in purchasing practices within a manufacturing and/or engineering environment.

Ability to read & utilise Engineering drawing packages.

Experience in MRP purchasing methodologies.

Experience in a similar role with a solid background in best practice supply chain and procurement functions.

High level negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

Excellent analytical and reporting ability.

Strong conflict resolution capacity.

Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.

Sound understanding of QA system procedures and requirement.

How to apply

To apply for this great opportunity please click the button. For more information about this position please contact Astrid Viegas – Talent & Sourcing Business Partner email [email protected]

Please note applications will not be accepted via email, please apply via the link.

Employment with Downer is subject to a Pre-Employment Medical and on-going drug and alcohol screening

Downer does not accept any unsolicited resume referrals from Recruitment Agencies .

How to apply

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Closing Date: 24 May 2022 E. Australia Standard Time

About the Company

Company: Downer Group –

Company Location:  Maryborough QLD

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