Procurement Officer

In 2017 Schneider Electric was ranked in the Top 10 places to work in Australia and top 25 globally! We offer a flexible work environment enabling you to take control of how you get your work done. We are global specialists in energy management and automation and our technologies ensure that Life Is On everywhere, for everyone at every moment.

Based in Macquarie Park, Sydney and reporting to the Director, Indirect Purchasing for the Global Supply Chain, we have a great opportunity for an innovative and tenacious Procurement Officer to join the team. 

In this entry level role, you will be exposed to the full scope of indirect procurement activities and develop your skills quickly.

You will assist in the management of the indirect procurement process for your categories across the Pacific Zone including identifying potential suppliers and supporting the tender and contract process. 

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Some indirect procurement experience (essential)
  • A background in indirect commodities including marketing communications (MARCOMS) travel and industrial products and services
  • Some experience in supporting the tender/contract process using tools like ARIBA
  • Exposure to business reviews with suppliers
  • Practical experience with cost analysis and budgeting
  • Effective negotiation and influencing skills
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft suite of programs
  • Tertiary qualifications in engineering, finance or supply chain

The flexibility to travel intra and interstate is essential.

You have excellent communication skills, are collaborative and have a strong team focus; you thrive in a dynamic, fast paced environment and enjoy working on multiple projects with diverse stakeholders to achieve outstanding results.

You think outside of the box and enjoy coming up with innovative and creative solutions; you relish the opportunity to input for change and improvement.

Developing great relationships is a strength and you are passionate about continuous improvement.

Come and kick start your procurement career with us!

At Schneider Electric, we are open, we value differences, we listen, we learn, connect, and collaborate with others. We are proud to promote diversity, inclusion and work-life integration – we’re a great place to work and are continually striving to be the best place to work, join us and see how!

All applicants must have working rights in Australia at the time of application and will be required to provide documented evidence if selected for interview.


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