Purchasing Officer

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


Our client is a well-established National Company who specialise in   

innovative water solutions for residential, agricultural, commercial and industrial industries.


They are seeking a Purchasing Officer to join their team located in Bankstown area, this role will assist with Operations procurement activities to ensure sufficient product supply to meet customer demand in line with required corporate objectives and act as a backup for other operations team members.

Essential Job Functions

• Review SAP demand and generate purchase orders to procure goods within required timeframes
• Expediting and de – expediting purchase orders
• Review and process consumable/sundry purchase requisitions
• Create and maintain up-to-date PIR and source lists
• Create purchasing strategy with Product Managers on issues of short supply, promotions and launches
• Actively participate in cost reduction/savings initiatives
• Highlight any demand management issues
• Communicate delays and issues with relevant parties
• Promote and maintain a partnership with vendors
• Review and process purchase price variations
• Request and receive quotes from existing suppliers
• Assist with New Vendor Selection
• Complete Vendor Performance Reviews
• Monitor and communicate vendor delivery performance
• Undertake price and contract negotiations in conjunction with the Sourcing Manager
• Assist in review of procurement drivers and patterns with an aim to reduce inventory
• Work with vendors in order to optimise MOQ’s and improve stock turns
• Process credit claims and return purchase orders
• Create new materials in SAP
• Update SAP parameters for existing products as per requirement

Qualifications / Skills / Experience
• Previous experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred
• Intermediate to Advanced SAP and Microsoft Excel skills
• Demonstrated ability to work with large number of SKUs
• Ability to manage multiple projects, stay organized, and drive to completion
• Flexibility and a can do attitude
• High level attention to detail
• Be a driven and high-energy individual who has strong initiative
• Strong time management skills and the ability to multi task
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
• Excellent problem solving skills

SALARY GUIDE $80k+super


Contact: gabrielle@sandyou.com.au