Jan 18, 2023

Purchasing Officer

  • Bunzl Asia Pacific
  • Parkinson QLD 4115, Australia

Job Description

  • Full time position based in Parkinson, QLD
  • Plenty of variety in a fast-paced environment
  • Great support to develop your career



As part of the Bunzl Group, Fire Rescue Safety Australia (FRSA) specialises in the supply and service of emergency response equipment across the Asia Pacific region.  As an Industry specialist, we consistently strive to provide the most innovative and effective products and services to our clients. When you join FRSA, you’re not just joining an organisation, you are joining a family-like environment who are committed to making a positive contribution to the emergency services industry and the people who choose to protect us.



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. And the hours are great too, with no weekend work.


Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Provide support the Procurement Team Leader, including the receipt, entry, procurement of company purchase orders to suppliers.
  • Update internal databases with order details (dates, vendors, quantities, discounts)
  • Maintain high levels of communications with Sales and Customer Service Teams
  • Expedite overdue purchase orders and maintain due dates in the system
  • Experience in International shipping co-ordination, ensuring cost efficiencies are met
  • Accurately maintain all documentation in accordance with company audit requirements
  • Building strong supplier relationships



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 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.


The other essentials we are looking for are:

  • High level of initiative
  • Excellent communication
  • Ability to work in a team


It would be ideal if you also had:

  • A background in the Fire or Safety industry
  • PRONTO knowledge  
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft suite – including intermediate knowledge of excel.



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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