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Purchasing / Admin Officer job in Bayswater VIC




  • Respected industry leader - Truck power steering specialist

  • Establish and execute strategic objectives that optimise procurement processes

  • Bayswater head office location - small and friendly team - Salary NEG



The employer


For over 40 years Hydrosteer has been the market leader in heavy truck commercial steering, providing support to manufacturers and retailers through our company owned outlets in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth.





The role


As the Purchasing / Admin Officer, your primary responsibility will be to establish and execute strategic objectives that optimise procurement processes and support sales and marketing initiatives. You will play a key role in negotiating and managing supplier relationships and ensuring efficient procurement of goods to meet production / sales demands.For You


  • Competitive remuneration package and career progression opportunities

  • Full-time position with Immediate start available

  • Bayswater head office location with employee parking

  • In-house training provided

  • Work in a small collaborative team, along with the CFO and GM

  • Supportive and Inclusive company culture based on professionalism and respect



The What (duties and responsibilities)


  • Negotiate price procurement and supplier service of incoming goods

  • Liaise with International suppliers & freight forwarders

  • Prepare cash flow reports for overseas purchases

  • Plan, schedule, and procure production requirements

  • Prepare monthly MRP reports for local and overseas purchases

  • Ensure compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements

  • Maintain accuracy of production schedule

  • Maintain accuracy of stock valuation by periodically reviewing records against physical stock

  • Onboard new suppliers in line with the Company Approved Supplier program

  • Schedule products in line with procurement MOQs & lead times, considering customer expectations

  • Maintain material stock holding in line with production requirements

  • Work closely with other managers within the business to deliver business objectives


The How (what you need to bring)


  • Experience in developing and executing procurement strategies

  • Bring energy and excitement to the position

  • Have genuine care and work well under pressure

  • Proven experience as a purchasing officer or manager

  • Strong organisational and problem-solving skills

  • Working knowledge of MS Office and ERP systems.

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Excellent communication abilities including competent spelling, verbal & accurate written expression skills

  • Have an interest in developing and following business processes

  • Demonstrable experience continuously reducing business costs

  • Experience working within a Quality systems compliance environment

  • Be able to motivate and lead by example, as a role model to the wider business


How to apply


Please apply by clicking on the big big red "Apply for this job" button, complete the online form - select job reference number 24040 - and attach your CV.


If you require clarification before applying, please call or message Laurie Williams on 0412 523 168. (All enquiries strictly confidential)


Please note

We can only consider applicants with the necessary citizenship or residency status that provides permanent and unrestricted work rights in Australia. The employer is not offering sponsorship.

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