Head of Procurement

Sydney Full-time


This company  is a fast paced  200 ASX (Publicly Listed) global medical devices company experiencing rapid  growth. Their mission is to improve the safety of patients, clinics, their staff and the environment by transforming the way infection prevention practices are understood and conducted. They focus on introducing innovative technologies that deliver improved standards of care.


About the Role:

Reporting to the COO you’ll lead a small team and manage the production component and OEM inventory supply strategy, supplier relationships, supply contracts,  and RM warehousing.  You will be responsible for overseeing raw material supply to production and aligning procurement decisions with the overall business strategy to ensure purchasing decisions deliver optimal commercial outcomes. You will play an active role in researching, evaluating and qualifying potential suppliers, and establish and maintain sound purchasing processes. You’ll also perform non-inventory purchasing activities for the broader organisation.


About you:

You are currently in a senior procurement role with proven supplier relationship and people management skills. You have worked in a highly regulated environment and have a background in manufacturing ideally from the medical device or automotive industries. You are commercially savvy, highly collaborative and analytical. You enjoy achieving outcomes through effective planning and communication, applying appropriate finance and purchasing controls.



  • Tertiary qualifications in an Engineering, Science, Business or related discipline
  • Extensive experience in sourcing, negotiation, procurement, supplier management, warehousing and inventory control
  • Team Leadership and people management experience
  • Experience and working knowledge of ERP systems (QAD is an advantage)
  • An understanding of forecast, demand, production planning and MRP
  • Experience in coordinating and supplying inventory to production
  • The ability to evaluate and compare the capability of medical device component suppliers in moulding, electronics, casting, other manufacturing techniques and OEM products
  • An excellent understanding of purchasing controls
  • Effective financial management skills to manage budgetary requirements aligned with corporate business objectives
  • Working knowledge of ISO 13485 requirements and GMP are highly desirable


Want to know more about the company?

In FY17 the total sales for the company were more than $67M AUD, an increase of over 58% and a gross profit increase of 56% driven by continued strong sales. Globally, they are experiencing substantial growth in terms of employee headcount and also geographic and product expansion.

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No agencies, please.

Applicants must have work rights in Australia to be considered for this position. No relocation package is currently available.