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Purchasing Officer

Darwin Region
Thales Australia Limited

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In fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defence, security and space, our architects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow's possible.

Thales is committed to promoting and maintaining a workplace culture of shared respect that enables all of us to feel valued, do our best, and remain truly passionate about the place that we work. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from diverse backgrounds. Talk to us about any support or accessibility requirements you may need and how we support flexibility in the workplace.

Wellbeing matters at Thales, and where possible we encourage a flexible work culture.

As the purchasing officer you will control nominated procurement requirements in accordance with schedules and all associated activities in support of services for Armidale Class Patrol Boats (ACPB) . You will complete assigned tasks within time and cost constraints in order to meet contracted requirements.

In this role you will:

  • Manage day-to-day procurement of equipment, materials and services whilst considering strategies for reducing suppliers
  • Create, issue and expedite purchase orders within project timeless and in adherence to delegation and procurement guidelines
  • Prepare and liaise with vendors for RFQ;s
  • Ensure subcontractors and vendors comply with Thales requirements
  • Contribute to improvement of supply chain practices
  • Relieve of Logistics Coordinator at the warehouse

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience in purchasing, project administration and utilisation of enterprise resourcing tools. You will have a positive communication style, with the ability to work well with colleagues and stakeholders alike. Previous defence, naval, government or commercial ship experience will be highly regarded.

Good to Know

You€™ll receive an email acknowledgement after you€™ve applied, Thales strives to provide a personalised experience for all suitable applicants.

As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain an appropriate clearance. To learn more about clearances please visit €“ http://www.defence.gov.au/AGSVA/

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Prior to offer you€™ll complete a pre-employment police and medical.

For more information on Thales visit us @ThalesCareers on Instagram

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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