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Procurement Officer | NSW-Garden Island

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Procurement Officer


  • Opportunity to join a global company
  • Permanent full time Procurement position
  • Sydney, NSW

BAE Systems Australia's Maritime Support Services business provides comprehensive through-life-support services for naval and marine ships and systems with sites in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.

An exciting opportunity now exists for an experienced Procurement Officer to support large maintenance projects to join the team! This pivotal role is responsible for the establishment, placement and management of the appropriate contracting arrangements with capable suppliers to deliver the cost, schedule, quality and safety requirements of the business, in order to maximise value and minimise risk.

In more specific terms you will:

  • Evaluate and select suppliers in accordance with BAE Systems approved supplier evaluation process
  • Place approved purchase orders for stock items and repairs
  • Procure consumables and services in support of maintenance
  • Manage supplier lead times with the ability to expedite stock items and repairs to meet required delivery dates
  • Review supplier performance and providing input into the monthly supply chain performance reports
  • Liaise with subcontractors and suppliers to identify cost effective procurement processes that reduce overall life cycle costs
  • Identify supplier and subcontractor alternatives and improvements and obtain original equipment manufacturer data in support of cataloguing and codification services
  • Identify lead times and recommending induction efficiencies for repairs, in particular focusing on batch and shelf life requirements

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • A relevant qualification coupled with extensive procurement experience, ideally gained in a defence maritime sustainment industry
  • The ability to manage and prioritise your own activities to meet project schedules
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively with engineers, technical officers and drafts people
  • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal, to be able to build and maintain relationships and negotiate effectively
  • A good working knowledge of MS Office suite and  Oracle  would be highly regarded
  • MILIS experience beneficial, but not necessary

To meet defence security requirements, applicants must be Australian citizens or eligible for citizenship.

At BAE Systems, we have a strong safety, health and environmental culture; employee safety and well-being is a top priority. We also maintain a genuine commitment to diversity and inclusion and to training and development, offer competitive benefits and enjoy a family friendly work place with flexible work practices.

Applications should be addressed to: Leah Golias Senior Recruitment Specialist.
Please ensure you attach a current resume and copy of your relevant qualification(s) to your application. A cover letter is preferred.

BAE Systems Australia employees are encouraged to refer others for employment in line with the conditions of the Employee Referral Scheme.

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