Sep 13, 2023

Purchasing Officer

  • Bunzl Asia Pacific
  • Pemulwuy NSW 2145, Australia

Job Description

  • Permanent Full Time opportunity within a multinational company
  • Monday to Friday working hours 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM available
  • Great support to develop your career


Bunzl Australia & New Zealand is a leader in the marketing and distribution of a diverse consumable products range across a wide variety of industry sectors. We're a multinational company committed to bringing out the best in our people through ongoing training and development, providing an environment that is safe, pleasant, and harmonious, encouraging open and effective communication between all levels and offering employment that is secure and satisfying.


• Maintain stock holdings at a level that is adequate to meet customers’ regular demands and known future variations
• Monitor slow moving and obsolete stock holdings, and take corrective action to minimise loss due to stock write-down, and prevent recurrence
• Meet or exceed agreed targets for stock turnover to optimise the investments in inventory holding
• Assist with the preparation, running and finalisation of the branch stocktakes
• Maintain high inventory levels target A 99% B 98% C 97%
• Facilitate effective communication between sales and customer service teams
• Attend Branch Supply Meetings
• Review controls for reclassed products
• Respond to queries from suppliers & branches
• Combine POs with same suppliers
• Maintain all agreed documentation in an up-to-date accurate and efficient manner
• Other duties as specified by your manager


• At least 3 to 5 years of local & overseas purchasing experience in a medium to large distribution company with exposure to ERP systems
• Knowledge of the market in which the representative is operating
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage in professional communication skills both written and verbal
• Strong numerical and analytical skills
• Great time management skills with the ability to prioritise and resolve competing demands to meet deadlines
• Ability to work under pressure and deliver results in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders

What’s On Offer:

• Safe undercover Work Environment
• Full-Time Permanent Employment
• Career Progression
• Profit share scheme for eligible employees


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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