Material Expeditor

Babcock Australasia

Location: Rockingham

Job Type: Full time


  • Significant Defence Projects
  • Collaborative team
  • Career growth and development

REF: SF51385

About the role

Due to a vacancy, we have an opportunity for an experienced Material Expeditor to join our Henderson on a permanent basis. This opportunity is part of the WAMA Supply Chain Team and contributes to provision and management of inventory required in support of Department of Defence repair and maintenance activities.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Developing, managing and maintaining Task Material Lists (TML);
  • Raising routine, urgent and high priority demands for items of supply;
  • Continually expediting the delivery of materials to achieve best outcomes for end users;
  • Cancellation and deferrals of material demands, as required;
  • Investigation and rectification of any anomalies and discrepancies;
  • Facilitating reverse logistics of returnable materials;
  • Provide regular updates and reporting to users; and
  • Contribute to the enhancement of the inventory and logistics capability, systems and procedures.

About you


  • Experience in Supply Chain activities;
  • Proven high level of attention to detail and strong communication skills;
  • Strong relationships management skills;
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and within tight time restraints;
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.


  • Previous procurement experience, minimum 4 years;
  • Experience and understanding in the use of MILIS, LNIDS, SAP and other ERP systems;
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and within tight time restraints;
  • The ability to establish effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders at different levels;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently to organise and prioritise demands & handle multiple complex tasks;
  • Proficient skills in computers: MS Word, Excel, email.

Essential Compliance Requirements

  • Experience using the Military Integrated Logistics Information System (MILIS);
  • Must either hold, or be eligible to obtain an Australian Defence Security Clearance;
  • Must be eligible to obtain a Construction Induction Card (White Card).

What we offer you

  • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more;
  • We offer flexible working arrangements where possible to help employees find the right balance between work and home life;
  • We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career, supported by our capability framework plus ongoing access to self-led learning modules through LinkedIn Learning and access to study leave;
  • You’ll have access to be Rewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment, travel and much more, plus novated leasing options and corporate shares plan;
  • Your wellbeing is supported through our online wellbeing program Munch, Mind, Move, Money, access to our employee assistance program plus you can access two days annually from your personal leave as wellbeing days;
  • You’ll be able to participate in our we Recognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day.

Who we are

Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.

Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1,600 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy.

Some of the programs our team across Australia and New Zealand are proud to be a part of involve:

  • Providing emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services through our Aviation & Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
  • Providing fleet wide through life support and asset management services for Navy customers;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.

This position will work within Marine Business, which provides asset management solutions to the Australian maritime sector. Working closely with supply chain partners, NSM provides cost-effective and responsive solutions that optimise the availability, capability, and seaworthiness of critical maritime assets. NSM supports assets across the Royal Australian Navy’s fleet – most notably the Anzac Class Frigates as a member of the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) and the Canberra Class Landing Helicopter Docks (LHD), LHD Landing Craft (LLC) and associated assets as the Asset Class Prime Contractor.

So, if you would like to join us and help create a safe and secure world, together, please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

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