• $85-95K inc super.
  • Australia Victoria Thomastown
  • Permanent
  • Manufacturing
My client is a globally renowned chemical and specialist materials manufacturing business, with numerous household brands within its product range.

We are urgently seeking applications for a Buyer to be based on one of my client's manufacturing sites in the Northern suburbs of Melbourne.

The role

You will be reporting the Plant Director with a dotted line to the Deputy Procurement Director and support with the below key accountabilities:

Source, negotiate and issue Purchase Orders to support Site Opex and Capex
Ensure compliance with Procurement processes, be ambassador at plant level of procurement excellence
Develop savings ideas, automation at plant and make recommendations for approval
Contract management, mainly service maintenance contracts.
Build strong relationships with site stakeholders, and external vendors as required.
Manage FRQ process as required within the assigned scope.

About you

Bachelor’s degree
Minimum 5 years’ experience in procurement/ buyer role, within a manufacturing environment or engineering company in petro-chemical or pharmaceutical industry, preferably based at a production site
Ability to work in a multi-national environment.
Highly organised and able to handle pressure and workload surge at times
Strong communication skills

In return

This is a superb opportunity to join a global giant in chemical manufacturing and grow and develop your career. A salary in the region of $75-85K + super is available and all the benefits you would expect of working with  large multi-national organization, including first class training and professional development, access to global career opportunities and a local rewards and product discount schemes.

For a confidential discussion about this role please either click apply now, or you can reach out to David Cooper, 0476 600 213 or

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