Jul 29, 2022

Purchasing Officer

  • Bunzl Asia Pacific
  • Adelaide Airport SA 5950, Australia

Job Description

  • Full time position based at the Adelaide Airport District, SA
  • Plenty of variety in a fast-paced environment
  • Great support to develop your career



As one of the world’s largest providers of distribution and outsourcing services across the Facilities Management, Food Processing, Industrial Safety, Hospitality and Specialist Healthcare sectors, the opportunities we provide our global team of some 21,000 talented people is endless. Ours is a culture of bringing out the best in people. And we do this with a strong entrepreneurial spirit, a firm commitment to training and development, and dedicated leaders who believe that every day is a new day to see new opportunities.



When you join Bunzl, you’re not just joining an organisation, you are joining a family-like environment within a great team. You will have significant access to management who value our employees as their number one asset. This is a fast-paced environment which delivers variety and challenges at every turn.


Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Maintaining adequate stock levels across warehouses to meet customer demands
  • Reaching inventory level targets
  • Monitoring slow or obsolete stock
  • Accurately maintain all documentation
  • Liaise with key stakeholders to effectively meet customer expectations



At Bunzl we all work together to support a common goal, so your strong teamwork skills will ensure we achieve more as a collaborative, inclusive business.  You’ll be energetic, self-driven and motivated with great attention to detail and a can-do approach to challenges and tasks. Reliable and enthusiastic, your time management and attention to detail will ensure great outcomes within timeframes and expectations.


Having worked in a Purchasing / Inventory role, you will already have strong time management skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, amazing customer service, and a natural ability to manage internal / external stakeholder relationships at all levels are also on your check list.


Other essential we require:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience within a similar role
  • Ability to prioritise, organise work and meet strict time deadlines.
  • Ability to function at all times, even when under pressure, whilst at the same time ensuring that objectives are met.


It would be ideal if you had:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite
  • Experience within the Medical consumable products industry



Bunzl offers a broad and flexible range of benefits to our team including profit share scheme for eligible employees, exclusive motor vehicle and health insurance products, travel and accommodation discounts, study assistance, many wellbeing and community programs and access to discounted Bunzl products.



With an entrepreneurial spirit providing endless opportunities, we believe that together we can achieve anything. We believe that through diversity we build strength and stability, and that the safety and security of our employees is not negotiable. Through innovation we find solutions, with an entrepreneurial spirit providing endless opportunities, and we believe that together we can achieve anything. Investing in our local communities is the right thing to do, and here in APAC that investment is creating a sustainable environment for us and those who follow.



At Bunzl we believe that through diversity we build strength and support the principle of equality and diversity in employment. We oppose all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We believe that it is in the company’s best interests and those of all who work in it, to ensure that the human resources, talents and skills available throughout the community are considered when employment opportunities arise. If you have a disability or special need that requires support or adjustments to working or interview arrangements, please let us know.



At Bunzl, we believe that when you join our team, your potential is endless. Because at Bunzl… We believe in you! If you like the sound of this, then we definitely want you on our team.


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