Purchasing Officer

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Manufacturing
  • Business Group:Stramit
  • Location:Brisbane
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  • Closing Date:22 Jun 2021


Proud to be Australian Made

Our products and people shape homes and communities.  We’re one of Australia’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of roll formed steel building products – and for good reason.

You will see us on the roofs of iconic buildings and stadiums that span the Australian landscape.  Our doors and panels open many commercial and residential builds.  Our commitment is on high quality, custom made installations that put our customers unique needs and aspirations at the heart of all we do.

The Stramit difference

Here at Stramit, we are on a growth journey.  We’re big enough to give you the all the benefits of a national network but small enough to know our customers first name. We get the job done right, every time – no matter how complex. 
Values Based

We know that great people get things done.  Our values guide our decision making, and we know we are all better together.  We believe all injuries are preventable and we never walk past – we speak up and take action.  Our people share ideas and are encouraged to have a go.  We anticipate and create solutions for our customers.  We’re on the lookout for an experienced Purchasing Officer.

Key focus & responsibilities
In this pivotal role, you will assist with the cost effective management and supply of Crestmead purchased items (Stocked and non-stocked), facility services, expense budgets and purchased cost price.
Your responsibilities will include:
  • Monthly expense spends tracking of packaging and factory supplies to ensure compliance to site budgets. 
  • Flag issues and overspend with the Material Planning and Procurement Manager for resolution. 
  • Raise Purchase Orders for expensed items and ensure AP workflow is maintained and actioned daily
  • Assist the Material Planning and Procurement Manager on analysis and assessment of vendor price increases
  • Arrange purchase of Packaging Items, consumables and PPE in accordance with Shop Floor requirements.
What we need you to bring to our team

This is an exciting opportunity for a Purchasing Superstar!  You will be a great team player, with a problem solving attitude.  You have a commercial mindset and a keen eye for detail.  You are not afraid to roll your sleeves up to get the job done.  You enjoy making a positive contribution and are a continuous learner.  You are an excellent communicator and thrive on building connections internally and externally.  You can pick up new systems easily and drive key projects around digital process enhancements.

We are on the lookout for;
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Extensive Purchasing experience
  • Can do problem solver
  • Roller Door Industry background (preferred)
  • 3-5 years experience within a purchasing role
  • Ability to work with ambiguity and complexity
  • Strong computer literacy
  • Commercial acumen
  • Values based – Protect, Better Together, Be Bold, Customer Leading
What is in it for you?

You will be joining an iconic Australian brand that is constantly evolving.  With our grit, determination and relentless pursuit for excellence, we are constantly on the lookout for design and innovation enhancements to improve built landscapes. With a team that blends years of experience with youthful curiosity, we are searching for a team player to build our future together.

We commit to:

  • Empowering you to shape the transformation of our business;
  • Working with you to chase your career aspirations
  • Ongoing education and cross functional collaboration;
  • FLEXit – our flexible work program that enables you to balance your own work/life priorities
  • Diversity & Inclusivity – embracing all backgrounds and ethnicity
If you are ready to join in our transformation during an exciting growth phase and are a proactive Purchasing professional, we encourage you to apply today!