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Senior Procurement Officer

Location: Greystanes, New South Wales, Australia
Job ID: PFBCF_1633472667
Date Posted: Oct 5, 2021
Segment: Construction Machinery
Business Unit: Hitachi Construction Machinery
Company Name: Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty Ltd
Profession (Job Category): Supply Chain
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-Time

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About Us

Hitachi Construction Machinery Oceania Holdings Pty Ltd is the distributor of a range of market leading mobile earthmoving equipment used in the construction, mining and forestry industries operating within Australia and New Zealand. As part of a significant multinational organisation, our commitment is to provide support to national dealer networks responsible for promotion and sales of globally recognised brands, with an enviable reputation for quality and reliability. At the heart of our business, lies a team of talented and dedicated people committed to providing industry-leading machinery and solutions to our highly valued customers.

About the Opportunity

Due to ongoing expansion, we are seeking to employ a skilled and motivated individual to join our highly functional procurement team in the sourcing of parts from overseas and local vendors. The successful candidate will have a passion for customer service, backed by significant experience in inventory management and international procurement.

Based within our corporate support office in Pemulwuy, Sydney, this newly created position of Senior Procurement Officer reports directly to our Parts Inventory Manager, and provides support for day to day and overall team activities in the procurement of spare parts required for our machines and customer operations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provision of high level customer service to Australia and new Zealand dealer networks
  • Achievement of targeted supply fill rates through accurate forecasting and timely procurement from suppliers
  • Expediting of outstanding orders, including back order management
  • Establishment and maintenance of positive relationships with suppliers, including KPI measurement
  • Analysis and reporting of inventory performance and supply lead times
  • Support for procurement team / manager in day to day operations, management and reporting of key tasks
  • Identification and implementation of actions required for continuous improvement.

To be successful, you will possess the following:

  • Strong customer service focus, for both internal and external customers, and stakeholder management
  • Experience working within international procurement and supply chain management
  • Inventory planning and forecasting experience in spare parts or similar businesses
  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant management/business discipline
  • Advanced skills in inventory management / ERP systems, Microsoft Excel
  • Structured Query Language (SQL) experience (preferred, not essential)


What's in it for you? We are offering:

  • A competitive salary package + the potential to earn bi-annual bonuses
  • Rewarding employee benefits on a range of goods and services with exclusive staff discounts
  • Supportive management who value your input in finding new and improved ways to achieving success
  • Be a part of a leading OEM which genuinely values and ensures you are happy and safe at work!

Here at Hitachi, we believe that success comes from the partnership of our market-leading products and the quality of our people. We are an equal opportunity employer, do not discriminate on any basis and wholeheartedly value diversity at our company.

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