Category Buyer


Industrial mechanical planning technical

About this role: Category Buyer

Do you have a passion for procurement and supply chain management? Are you experienced in category buying in the chemical or manufacturing industry? We have an exciting opportunity for a Category Buyer to cover a 12-month maternity leave contract in our clients’ Botany based office.
As the Category Buyer, you will be responsible for procuring and directing the supply of raw materials requirements at the best value. You will develop, enhance, and influence relationships with suppliers to maintain the highest degree of safety, quality, and service. You will execute a procurement plan for raw materials in line with all internal policies and procedures and manage data in SAP for ANZ procured materials.
To be successful in this role, you will ideally have both a commercial and technical background, with an overall industry experience in category buying/purchasing. You should have a sound understanding of contracts and be experienced in supplier negotiations. You will need to have strong concern for impact, be results driven and will need to demonstrate both strategic and conceptual thinking.
We are looking for someone who can negotiate effectively, develop supplier relationships, and build relationships with internal stakeholders. You should be able to handle the competing demands of short and long-term issues and deal effectively with internal and external partners. You should also have strong interpersonal skills with a high level of both verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent organisational skills.
If you are a confident negotiator who loves the thrill of the chase, we would love to hear from you!
This is an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic and challenging environment where you can make a real difference. Apply today and take the first step towards an exciting new career!

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Laura Lewis via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Laura Lewis
Brunel Energy Australia Brisbane
0402 405 864

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