Purchasing Officer

A global leader in diagnostic technologies is looking for a Purchasing Officer who will manage a diverse range of suppliers supporting custom-manufactured electronics and off-the-shelf parts.

Showcase your skills in building relationships with internal stakeholders and vendors!

Location: Melbourne, Victoria

What’s in it for you: 

  • Competitive Salary Package.
  • Opportunity to be part of an established Australian company at the forefront of revolutionizing medical technologies.
  • Contribute to improving lives with impactful medical products.

What you’ll do: 

  • Skillfully handle diverse goods, materials, and services procurement.
  • Cultivate vendor relationships, maintain lists, and skillfully negotiate contracts and pricing.
  • Assess opportunities for savings and process enhancement.
  • Conduct competitive market research, optimizing cost efficiency.
  • Manage inventory levels for timely order fulfilment.
  • Ensure accuracy in purchase order documents, aligning with shipped items.
  • Collaborate on projects, facilitating smooth manufacturing transitions.
  • Work closely with Accounts Payable and internal stakeholders, actively reconciling Purchase Orders and Invoices for seamless financial operations.

What you’ll need: 

  • Knowledge in working with Material Resource Planning systems.
  • Proven purchasing experience in Electronic PCB, components, and turn-key solutions.
  • Knowledgeable about highly regulated quality management systems such as ISO 13485 and MDD.
  • At least 1 year of experience in Procurement, Purchasing, Strategic Sourcing, or related fields.
  • Skilled in exercising strong judgment and negotiation abilities.
  • Possesses a strong working knowledge and experience in key procurement areas including practices, principles, processes, tools and methodologies.
  • Capable of building strong working relationships with budget owners, vendors and stakeholders.

Nice to have:

  • Exhibits the capacity for innovative and dynamic approaches to work.
  • Upholds high ethical standards, emphasizing integrity and quality.
  • Demonstrates the capability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team.