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Purchasing Specialist

Overview of the role

Based in Hobart, Tasmania and reporting to the Category Management Superintendent, the successful applicant will be responsible for the sourcing and acquisition of critical goods and service requirements for Nyrstar Hobart. This role will deliver value to the site through strong commercial acumen and strategic and analytical thinking, market intelligence and negotiation skills.

To be considered for this position you will be a results-oriented, pragmatic problem solver, with:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role in procurement
  • tertiary qualifications in an appropriate discipline preferred, i.e. Commercial, Supply Chain or Technical
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • strong SAP capabilities and Microsoft Office skills
  • a CIPS qualification or equivalent (desirable)
  • demonstrated competencies in conducting market research / gathering market intelligence, analysis, contract administration and negotiation planning and execution
  • exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills with strong customer-centric focus
  • strong planning and analytical skills
  • high energy and an eagerness to learn
  • a flexible approach to work and comfort working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

What does working for Nyrstar mean?

Nyrstar is a global multi-metals business, with a market leading position in zinc and lead, and growing positions in other base and precious metals, which are essential resources that are fuelling the rapid urbanisation and industrialisation of our changing world. Nyrstar has mining and smelting operations located in Europe, North America and Australia and employs approximately 4,100 people. Nyrstar is incorporated in Belgium and has its corporate office in Switzerland. Nyrstar is listed on Euronext Brussels under the symbol NYR.

Nyrstar Hobart is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a multicultural background are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested? Please apply BY 5 OCTOBER 2018 via the SEEK website   Enquiries should be directed to Nyrstar HR on 6278 4708 or