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Maintenance Purchasing Administrator

Plant/Site:  Chullora
Req Id:  12379
Date Posted:  29-Jul-2022

From humble beginnings as a butcher shop, Primo is now a household name on a journey to being a purposeful food brand. We hold market leading positions, across a house of brands, in multiple categories from Smallgoods to Cheese Snacking.  

We are truly local for local, dedicated to serving our Customers and Consumers without politics: strategy, production and execution starts and ends here, and we are not burdened
by the overbearing processes and approvals that often constrain companies of our size.

And last but not least, we are building a culture to match the ambition and we are proud to be part of the JBS Group.

About the Role:

We are currently recruiting for a permanent, full time Maintenance Purchasing Administrator to join our team in Chullora.  This role provides administrative process and purchasing support for the Maintenance & Engineering Team.  The Maintenance Purchasing Administrator is the first point of contact for vendor control of maintenance & engineering purchasing, spare parts and contracted works.


Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Issue purchase orders and liaise with suppliers for delivery times of goods and services
  • Communicate with suppliers to manage ETA on stock and stores parts and provide updates on potential delays, escalating up the Chain of Command where necessary
  • Provide SAP planning assistance
  • Assist store persons with cycle counts and stock control
  • Extract operational data from SAP to provide metrics on Preventative Maintenance Work Order completion and maintenance availability
  • Assist in developing training documentation for the maintenance/engineering team - Standard Operating Procedures
  • Provide administrative assistance for contractor Work Permits and Work Orders


About you:

  • Experience in MRP systems preferably SAP or similar
  • Works well in a team and autonomously
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think laterally and problem solve
  • Client-facing communication skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Skills that enable coordination of data
  • Experience with MS-Office (primarily PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Excel)


Benefits include (but not limited to):

  • Heavily discounted meat products
  • Retail discounts with national partners
  • Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private


What next?

If you’re passionate and want to be a part of the largest meat, pork & salmon manufacturer and producer in Australia, this opportunity may be for you.


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