Procurement Officer

Queensland Magnesia (QMAG)

Location: Rockhampton

Job Type: Full time



QMAG Pty Limited is fully owned subsidiary of the Refratechnik Group ( The Refratechnik Group is a global network of companies, all active in the refractory business.

QMAG Pty Limited is one of the world's largest producers of Deadburned, Electrofused and Calcined Magnesia for the global refractory and chemical markets. Magnesia is mined at our Kunwarara Operation; transported and further processed at our Parkhurst Site.

We believe in our core fundamental values which are Family Spirit, Technology Leaders, Sustainable Thinkers & Actors and Excellence in Management and Leadership. As Refra is the only family-owned refractory company operating worldwide, we attach great importance to a value-oriented corporate culture.

QMAG Pty Limited is seeking a Procurement Officer to join our Procurement Team based at our Parkhurst Site. The primary objective of the role is to manage and assist with the coordination, planning and performance of inventory purchasing to support the Magnesia operation. In addition, the Procurement Officer is tasked with ensuring the efficiency of sourcing of inventory items and vendor management

The Role

The role will predominately involve:

  • To review inventory systems and analyse for purchasing action.
  • Assist with inventory Management of Packaging and Production materials in conjunction with stores team
  • Obtain competitive quotes to obtain best purchase price, quality, and delivery terms.
  • Conduct regular sourcing activities.
  • Manage and expedite Outstanding Purchase Orders.
  • Conduct market research and identify new competitive supply sources of equipment and materials.
  • Manage and lead the Stocktake process for Parkhurst and Kunwarara from administration through to delivery including Cycle Counts and Full Stocktakes.
  • Assist the Procurement Lead with Tender & RFQ processes including management and administration where required.
  • To manage and expedite back-order reports with vendors.
  • To ensure, where applicable, items comply with Australian Standards.
  • To report stores inventory discrepancies and to initiate Asset Disposal Forms where appropriate.


Applicants who possess the following will be considered:

  • Demonstrated experience leading Operational Excellence within an area of responsibility.
  • An intermediate level of competence in computer systems such as the Microsoft Office Suite, and other supply systems such as SAP.
  • To display and can plan, organise, prioritise, and undertake work activities in a methodical and efficient manner.
  • To be able to communicate and share information both in written and verbal form to all internal customers/stakeholders and external suppliers.
  • Ability to maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders and internal functions (Health Safety & Environment, Finance, Operational Support, Maintenance, Operations, Logistics and Production).
  • Strong analytical skills and data interpretation skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organisational skills.


We will offer you:

  • A challenging and rewarding position with the opportunity to implement change
  • Competitive salary package
  • Ability for flexible work arrangements
  • Training and development opportunities

QMAG acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as first Australians and we respect their rights and interests in Australia's lands and waters. We seek constructive relationships that are based on respect, meaningful engagement, trust, and mutual benefit. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.

QMAG is an equal opportunity employer and offers a family-oriented workplace where diversity, equity and inclusion are valued. Regardless of differences, our employees’ culture is seen, heard, and respected. We treat everyone fairly, with equal representation, opportunity and pay. We are also proud to be a WORK180 recommended workplace.

We encourage you to join our team.

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