SMS Mining Services is a WA based Mining Contractor who offer specialised Contract Mining, Equipment Rental and Maintenance services across Western Australia. Today, SMS Mining Services is a part of a much larger and stronger group of companies. In October 2018, we announced a major milestone for the business – the merger with Rivet. Rivet is an Australian provider of specialised transport and logistics solutions. Collectively, the Group has approximately 1,300 employees, across 15 locations and a presence in five states nationally.

To facilitate our growth we are now looking for an experienced Purchasing Officer with vast experience in Mining to join our team in our Welshpool Head Office. The Purchasing Officer’s role is responsible for executing procurement responsibilities and functions associated with stock management and sourcing equipment for SMS in a timely and cost-effective manner.
The role is based in the Perth office, reporting to the Financial Controller

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Process purchase requisitions in a timely and cost effective manner
  • Ensure smooth order processing
  • Support our site teams and internal stakeholders with order queries
  • Monitor and follow up on outstanding orders
  • Prioritise approved purchase orders and complete all priority purchase orders on a daily basis
  • Maintain strong and healthy supplier and contractor relationships
  • Ensure timely and accurate processing within the purchasing department at all times
  • Negotiate with suppliers for best price and products that meet SMS requirements

Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in a similar role in the Mining industry
  • Vast knowledge of mining equipment and parts
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Efficient and accurate data entry skills
  • Strong verbal, written and numerical skills
  • Teamplayer

What we can offer

  • Long term permanent opportunity
  • Be a part of a growing organisation
  • Competitive Salary
  • Office based in Welshpool plenty of parking
  • Positive and friendly office environment


SMS is an equal opportunity employer, Indigenous and female candidates are encouraged to apply
If you wish to join our team  please submit your resume to:
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted