Procurement - Buyer

Last updated 16 days ago
Location:New South Wales
Job Type:Full Time

At Boral we are embarking on transforming into a global building and construction materials company that is known for its world-leading safety performance, innovative product platform and superior returns on shareholders’ funds.

We have operations across the globe with three divisions well positioned for growth and improved performance; Boral Australia, USG Boral and Boral North America. Our pillars for success to being an undisputed industry leader requires sound leadership, high levels of people engagement and cultural alignment, a culture that fosters people working together – we are transforming our business through our people.

To support our transformation and continue to focus on culture, people and leadership we are seeking a highly skilled Buyer who will work with our internal business stakeholders and vendors to contribute to delivering sustainable competitive advantage for Boral.

This position can be based at our head office in North Ryde, operations in the Illawarra or the Southern Highlands region of NSW.

As a Buyer you will have an integral part within Boral Procurement to support our vision to transform into a global industry leading procurement and commercial services network through our strategic priorities:

Zero Harm

Identifying and mitigating risk to our people, environment, assets and the community


Creating and capturing value for our customers and shareholders through best practice strategic sourcing, category management and innovation


Building and supporting high-performing teams in a diverse, dynamic and rewarding environment

Technology & Data

Increasing efficiencies, effectiveness and transparency through technology and data

What you can be involved in:

Key member of the Boral NSW/ACT Quarries, Recycling and Logistics Procurement Team providing support in:

  • delivering the team’s objectives including savings/value targets, risk management and governance;
  • procurement of Goods and Services including running RFQ’s, completing evaluations and recommendations in line with the business adhoc requirements;
  • provide market, data and analytical support to the Boral NSW/ACT Quarries, Recycling and Logistics Procurement Team;
  • actively participate in new procurement initiative role outs;
  • assistance in Vendor accounts payable resolutions – on holds or quick payments
  • taking the active lead to resolve any price, quality, delivery or invoice issues with Suppliers;
  • Build and maintain and manage supplier relationships;
  • Work closely with the team to review and deliver continuous improvement and business improvement opportunities.

What skills you need:

  • Experience in a purchasing/procurement role.
  • Demonstrated experience in contractor or supplier engagement.
  • Ability to interpret technical specifications and work scopes.
  • Exposure to competitive tendering of both minor and major projects (desirable).
  • Complex Problem Solving - Analytical and problem solving skills to apply in a commercial environment.
  • Coordinating with others - influence stakeholders at various levels in the organisation.
  • Service Orientation - agility to meet stakeholders needs.
  • Negotiation.

If you want to join us in our journey to transform, innovate and deliver sustainable value submit an application by clicking “Apply” or go to:

Boral is an international building products and construction materials group with three strong divisions: the high-performing, well-positioned materials business of Boral Australia; the fast-growing, 50%-owned USG Boral interior linings joint venture in Asia, Australia and the Middle East; and Boral North America, a scaled and growing building products and fly ash business. With its headquarters in Sydney, Australia, Boral has approximately 17,000 full-time equivalent employees (including in JVs) working across over 700 operating sites in 17 countries.

Boral values and is committed to creating a diverse working environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All suitable applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age.