Regional Procurement Specialist

Discover Opal! 

As part of the Nippon Paper Group, Opal is one of Australasia’s leading packaging and paper companies and we employ more than 4,500 team members across our operations. We manufacture goods that you see, touch and use every day and our customer base includes some of the biggest names in FMCG, Retail and Fresh Produce.  

We stand for innovation, smart solutions and sustainability and this is an exciting time to join us as we build our own unique culture fuelled by confidence, energy and passion.   


Discover the Opportunity  

We are currently inviting applications for the position of Regional Procurement Specialist to join our Opal Packaging Plus site in Rocklea. In this key role, you will have responsibility to lead and coordinate ongoing strategic sourcing and purchasing activities while supporting inventory, warehousing and logistics activities.

You will contribute to the success of Opal by:

  • Ensure inventory levels are within budget and matched to forward demand.
  • Coordinate demand forecasting process to optimise purchasing.
  • Manage to completion the full order cycle process for all local requirements.
  • Sourcing of new products and suppliers, following strong sourcing practices and in a timley manner.
  • Ensure that inventory levels are maintained with regards to customer requirements and warehouse capacity.
  • Leverage existing supplier relationships to source and price products as required.
  • Develop new supplier relationships as Sales opportunities present
  • Collaborate with Sales team to identify new or alternate products to enhance our product offering.
  • Working closely with the Warehouse Supervisor to ensure stock deliveries are well-timed to ensure smooth operation of logistics and dispatch operations.


Discover Yourself

We are able to offer a varied career journey with experiential learning gained from cross-functional and lateral moves. We embrace diversity in all its forms and we look for curious individuals who thrive in an environment of change. Specifically for this role, we expect you will have;

  • A minimum of 3-4 years’ experience of operating in a similar role.
  • Extensive experience in procurement/global supply chain.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in a packaging or manufacturing environment.
  • Proficiency in SAP or any other ERP system.
  • Sound communication skills with ability to collaborate productively and professionally with all levels of people.
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills.


Discover moreby visiting our website at www.opalanz.com

For more information please contact Dean Jones on +614 91158351 or jump right in by sending us your CV.