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Inventory Specialist

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  • Job no: JD9AD
  • Categories: Procurement/Supply

Macmahon are currently seeking an Inventory Specialist to join our Plant Maintenance Team. The position is Perth Based working at our Head Office near the International Airport. Hours of work will be Monday - Friday, hours will depend on operational requirements and reporting into the Inventory and Systems Manager. 

Key accountabilities of this role include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assists to implement and improve Inventory Management framework to ensure Inventory Values are kept to within the targets without adversely effecting machine down time.
  • Develops/improves Stock holding policy and procedures to enable sound Inventory level decisions to be made through following correct procedures and processes.
  • Develops/improves Inventory related KPI’s and assists specifications for reporting them
  • Develops/improves tools to determine optimum stock holding quantity and location
  • Works on developing and maintaining a material forecast
  • Develop measurement tools to determine how cost effective inventory holding in the company is
  • Use tools to review stock holding across whole company at least on a quarterly basis
  • In consultation with the sites, implement changes to items being stocked, including
  • What is being held in stock versus what is being catalogued and purchased either directly or on demand
  • What inventory rule is to be applied to enable efficient re-orders of required items
  • Quantities and locations of items to be held
  • Strategy to follow to reduce/dispose of obsolete stock
  • Review warehouse procedures to ensure they continuously improve in regard to inventory processing and analysis
  • Works with central planning team and Component controller to ensure materials required for Planned Maintenance Activities are on site when needed
  • Develop procedures/processes to ensure stocked items do not deteriorate or expire
  • Review catalogue to keep data clean and work with Catalogue team to ensure duplication is minimised, naming conventions are maintained and supplier details are current.

List essential:

  • At least 3 years practical experience in materials management
  • At least 1 year supply management experience relating to inventory
  • Formal training (preferably a degree) in material/inventory management
  • Supply Chain knowledge and experience
  • Statistical analysis
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Customer handling skill
  • Risk assessment knowledge and understanding


  • Competitive remuneration $$$
  • Onsite gym – train 1-1 with our PT for free!
  • Free secure parking
  • Upskill with a registered RTO
  • Dedicated lifestyle, financial and mental health support

Should your application be successful, you will be required to pass a medical and drug and alcohol test along with obtaining a National Police Clearance.

If you are interested in this position then APPLY NOW to join one of Australia’s best known contracting brands and named in the top 20 employers in the country.

  • Published on 26 Mar 2019, 6:06 AM