Utilise your procurement skills with a leading electrical contracting company


KEY FOCUS OF ROLE: The Procurement Officer is responsible for the procurement of all materials, products and services required for the various construction projects. This involves planning, directing and co-ordinating all procurement activities to ensure that agreed cost and time frames are met. A key focus is on building and maintaining strong relationships with suppliers and customers at all levels.


Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:


  • Arrange all purchasing and delivery for materials, product, services equipment and plants for projects
  • Maintain purchase records, purchase requisitions and receipts and keep dispatch up-to-date
  • Arrange logistics for items purchased (import, export, customs), ensuring timely delivery of correct goods at minimal costs
  • Hire all equipment including buildings, generators and vehicles
  • Assist in tendering and design processes, by sourcing and pricing goods where requested
  • Liaise with transport company to ensure best freight arrangements
  • Implement cost savings and minimal stock levels at all times
  • Negotiate bulk buying/discounts for large contract orders
  • Conduct research on best quality of service and price
  • Conduct negotiations on purchase contracts and supply agreements as directed
  • Perform quotation analysis and find the best product for the best price
  • Liaise with Accounts to ensure all invoices are correct against purchase orders
  • Promote and maintain supplier/vendor/broker relations to ensure value for money
  • Evaluate performance of main suppliers
  • Search and establish alternative suppliers for major equipment
  • Regularly review business processes to identify improvement opportunities and implement changes as appropriate
  • Ensure compliance with all required company policies and procedures


Skills and experience required to be successful in this role:


  • Solid experienced in procurement gained within the construction industry (ideally with an electrical contractor/electrical wholesaler)
  • Forklift licence advantageous
  • Highly computer literate including MS Office Suite including good experience in MS Excel
  • Ability to competently multi-task is essential
  • Excellent accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to follow routine processes in a timely manner
  • Excellent planning and prioritising ability
  • Commitment to meeting tight deadlines
  • Effective and courteous communication style

Please note - The role will involve loading/unloading shipping containers and trucks

Every employee of RED Appointments has access to our Employee Benefits Program. This includes discounts at over 300 retailers, insurance comparison services, discount on phone services and much more!


To apply for this position please select the Apply Now button and forward your resume in MS Word format only. For a confidential chat about the opportunity, please call Gillian Morrell on 0432 189 475.


PLEASE NOTE - To be considered for this position applicants must have the right to work in Australia. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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