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Officer - Sourcing

Macmahon is a leading Australian company delivering an end-to-end service offering to clients throughout Australia and Southeast Asia. Delivering a comprehensive range of surface mining, underground mining, and engineering services to the resources sector, Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.


The Macmahon WAC Head Office is located near Perth International Airport, T2. The Macmahon office is an award-winning facility with a large, recently upgraded on-site gym, free secure undercover parking and electric vehicle charging stations. The WAC Head Office hosts Macmahon’s centralised support services and operates as the centre of gravity for the wider Australian business. 


Macmahon is seeking an experienced Sourcing Officer to join the Procurement team on fixed term contract working full-time hours for the duration of the contract. The Sourcing Officer is responsible for the delivery of end-to-end sourcing projects and award contracts with the lowest total cost of ownership and lead cost savings, shareholder value and efficiencies across the business.

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

  • Initiate and lead Category / Sourcing projects, with input from internal stakeholders, where significant potential savings have been identified.
  • Present proposed sourcing methodology (eg RFP/Tender or direct negotiation) and savings opportunities to seek endorsement from senior managers.
  • Conduct RFP/Tender and commercial negotiations on behalf of the company ensuring commercially sensitive/market information is maintained and provided on a consistent basis with all suppliers.
  • Recommend suppliers for contract award based on best total cost of ownership in accordance with the Procurement Policy and where site/business requirements / specifications are met.
  • Execute contract award ensuring legal sign off and change management requirements are planned and fulfilled.
  • Ensure processes and systems are in place that allow accurate category sub- category reporting and analysis.
  • Regularly review category trends and demands to identify sourcing opportunities.
  • Ensure supplier spend reports are reviewed and distributed to relevant stakeholders


About you

  • Previous experience in Procurement and Supply chain management
  • Understanding and / or experience within a mining and construction related organisation
  • Experience with ERP system Mainpac, AX Dynamics Cheops
  • Ability to negotiate / conflict resolution
  • Strong verbal and written and communication skills
  • Ability to influence correct procurement practices
  • Strong analytic skills / trouble shooting
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Intermediate to Advanced Computer skills – in particular Excel


  • Competitive remuneration & rewards
  • Dedicated lifestyle, financial and mental health support
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Access to a wide range of employee discounts with Macmahon’s retail, vehicle, insurance and banking partners
  • Excellent office facilities including free parking and fully equipped on-site gym



As a part of the recruitment process for this role you are required to complete a pre-employment medical, inclusive of drug and alcohol screening and completion of criminal history and qualification checks. Additionally, you will be required to provide proof of working rights in Australia, i.e. a copy of your valid Australian passport, birth certificate, citizenship certificate or current visa grant notification.



Macmahon offers our people the ability to work in diverse roles, in different locations and realise new opportunities within the Company over time. We are focused on ensuring our people can be involved in the future of the business and look for new opportunities for people to grow and develop. Macmahon is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages suitably qualified women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.