Purchasing Officer

Location: Burnie

  • Newly created position
  • Full-time permanent position
  • Exciting career opportunity

Grange Resources (ASX listed GRR) is Australia's most experienced magnetite producer from its iron ore mining and pellet production business located in the North – West region of Tasmania. 

Grange Resources is seeking a Purchasing Officer to join the Commercial and Supply Chain Department at our Burnie Office in Tasmania. 

The Professional Opportunity:

This role provides a high level of support to the Purchasing Manager and plays a key role relating to the purchase of goods and inventory management. The successful candidate will work closely with site representatives, providing support and ensuring procurement functions are attended to in a timely manner. 

This position is a fantastic career opportunity. You will be joining a high performing and dedicated team with the ability to have a strong impact across all divisions of the company. 

The Lifestyle Opportunity:

This position offers a fantastic lifestyle opportunity. Residing on the north-west coast of Tasmania, you can enjoy the best of the coast and rural setting and explore the many national parks and outdoor activities.

Key responsibilities in this role will include but not be limited to:

  • Support with the coordination of purchasing requirements, including assisting in approving orders, raising new orders and following up with suppliers
  • Provide support to all operational personnel with purchasing matters, including support services for request for quotes, tendering, negotiating pricing arrangements for inventory items and supply related projects
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with the suppliers to ensure critical items are secured in the most cost-effective and efficient manner
  • Plan and implement supply chain optimisation projects and assist in carrying out tender evaluations, inventory management assessments and freight analysis

To be successful in this role, you will have the following:

  • Strong computer skills, specifically using Word, Excel and Stores Module
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills to establish and maintain effective communication channels
  • Effective time management and interpersonal skills
  • A current full driver's licence
  • Demonstrated experience in a supply chain or warehousing environment would be desirable but not essential
  • Prior experience in mining or heavy manufacturing industry would be desirable but not essential

If you have the demonstrated capacity to fill the role, along with a commitment to working safely, please register your details and apply. 


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