Purchasing & Contracts Support Officer

Career development opportunity., Diverse role, working in a dynamic team., Lifestyle and location for willing applicants..Ravensworth Complex comprises of the Ravensworth Open Cut and Coal Handling Preparation Plant that provides high quality coal for the export market. The operation has approval to mine over 14Mtpa, with a mine life to 2034 with potential continuation opportunities. Our equipment includes Cat 6090 hydraulic face shovels and 6060 & 6040 excavators, Bucyrus SKS/F Rotary drills, Letourneau L1850 wheel loaders, Caterpillar 797F/789D rear dump trucks & Caterpillar ancillary equipment.

An opportunity exists at our operation for a Purchasing & Contracts Support Officer to advise, support and assist the Contracts Coordinator in the procurement and contracts function. You will also be key in providing a high level of customer service, supporting senior leaders to deliver expected results and provide a value-adding contribution to the overall effort.

Reporting to the Contracts Coordinator, your day-to-day activities will include;

  • Processing purchase orders and documents in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Conversion of repairable purchase requisitions and facilitate the approval of quotes to repair by technical owners.
  • Provide assistance with site contracting activities in accordance with site specific and group requirements.
  • Perform site purchasing expediting process and manage site expediting register.
  • Assist with the administration of Contracts.
  • Work with site stakeholders to analyse external spend and identify opportunities for the development of contracts with suppliers/contractors.
  • Provide information on cost, availability and quality of goods and services to assist in tender preparation. 

The ideal candidate will have strong communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with ability to work in high pressure and competing priority environments, to drive a high-performance culture, role modeling and reinforcing the behaviours that will underpin the success of the operation.

 You will have;

  • Trade/Tertiary qualifications (Commercial/Engineering is desirable)
  • Secondary Education
  • Previous mining experience in a procurement role
  • Knowledge of procurement practices

Ravensworth Open Cut are committed to delivering safety and performance. Our culture promotes growth and development and rewards dedicated people who are ambassadors of our values and have the drive to be leaders in their field. Ideally located in the NSW Hunter Valley near Singleton, in close proximity to Maitland and Newcastle, this operation offers the opportunity to further develop your career in a challenging and fast paced environment, coupled with an idyllic lifestyle and location, for willing applicants.

Applications Close: Sunday, 18 October 2020

05/10/2020 $0 Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter 1 Mining, Resources & Energy
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