purchasing officer in Southern Suburbs Perth

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southern suburbs perth, western australia
administration & office support
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tom lupton, randstad
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Client Details

Our client is a highly successful engineering firm, specialising in metal fabrication. They have a leading reputation within the resources industry and currently have an opening within their procurement team for a purchasing officer.


Duties for this role will include, but not limited to;

  • Managing a stock portfolio to maximise volume and availability inline with stock demand
  • Adhering to the purchasing protocol and processes
  • Liaising with approved suppliers and business partners
  • Supporting the wider team and management group
  • Assist with customer or supplier complaints in a professional and timely manner
  • Accurate filing and archiving of purchasing documentation
  • Liaise with vendors and complete project buying inline with set protocol
  • Assist with expediting across a variety of stakeholders
  • Providing advice and assistance to the preparation and administration of contracts and tenders
  • Conduct research and make improvement recommendations to procedures related to procurement
  • Analyse risk and provide input to the procurement risk assessment process
  • Assist with the development of procurement policies, standards, process improvements and guidelines


As an ideal applicant, you will have;

  • Medium level of experience within a similar role
  • Advanced MS Excel and SAP skill set
  • Strong communication style
  • Tertiary qualifications or equivalent
  • Forward thinking and pragmatic work ethic
  • Highly motivated and process driven
  • Ability to work well under pressure


  • Career progression
  • Exposure to the resources industry
  • South of the river location with parking
  • Friendly and cohesive work environment
  • Supportive management group

To apply, click on the 'apply now' or for a confidential discussion, please call Tom Lupton directly on 08 9320 1600.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Purchasing Officer


Tertiary qualified

educational requirements