Senior Purchasing Officer

  • Full Time

WA’s a state (and an economy) built on mining and at Mineral Resources (MinRes), we’re focused on growing that position.

With this growth comes new roles and those rare opportunities to help shape company culture and contribute to lasting change.

About the role

The Senior Purchasing Officer will provide cost effective and timely procurement and delivery of materials, services and consumables to the business to ensure works are completed safely, within budgeted time and cost restraints. The Senior Purchasing Officer will manage complex sourcing requirement and mentor Purchasing Officers in the execution of their duties. Additionally the Senior Purchasing Officer will guide users in the correct use of the P2P system and expedite purchase orders.

In this position you will be responsible for:

  • Coordinating the purchasing requirements for the businesses processing plant requirements
  • Efficiently procure goods and services required by the business, promoting value driven outcomes
  • Manage complex sourcing requirements and address technical queries as required
  • Mentor other team members in the execution of their duties
  • Expedite ordered goods to ensure they arrive within the agreed timeframe and escalate where deliveries are late
  • Guide end users in the correct use of the company P2P system to promote effective Purchase Order creation
  • Ensure banned / un-authorised items are not procured
  • Resolve transactional purchasing queries in a timely manner
  • Effectively communicate with the Strategic team to identify and promote compliance with contracted items
  • Ensure the appropriate governance is applied to all purchasing activities
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and promote a continuous improvement culture
  • Assist Accounts Payable where required to resolve invoice queries
  • Participate in after-hours support for urgent business requirements

Your work becomes more meaningful when it’s part of something bigger than you. It may feel like you’re pushing yourself to the edge of what’s possible, but this is the kind of work that fills you up and highlights the value of your contribution. Your time with MinRes is an opportunity to capitalise on the skills and talent that you’ve been cultivating for so long, in an environment where you’ll be given the trust to do so.

Putting you in position to do what you do best?

MinRes would.

What you’ll bring to the team

  • Previous purchasing experience in processing minerals plants
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of  Microsoft software packages and ERP systems - purchasing.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Outlook, Excel, Word & the Internet
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Proactive approach with strong organisational skills
  • Ability to perceive and analyse problems, develop alternatives and present solutions

Making your mark

At Min Res there’s a new energy that comes from our team of passionate employees. They achieve personal goals and contribute to a larger transformation that goes far beyond the bottom line. Our leadership pathway is focused on sharing in the success with other people as they make their own mark on our business and beyond. In the past, you may have worked day and night to get things out the door. Sure, we value effort – but we also want you to step away when you need, to leave work at work, and give your all when you’re clocked in but never at the expense of your health or family. 

And then there’s the extra benefits

We look after our people because they’re the ones looking after our business. That means a range of additional benefits for choosing

MinRes, including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Employee Share scheme
  • Quarterly cash bonuses
  • Generous leave options
  • Employee discounts and offers
  • Physical and mental health programs
  • Salary packaging

Ready for your next challenge? Make a fresh start with MinRes.

Mineral Resources Limited is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply


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