Purchasing Administrator/ Store Person

Job No: 33097
Location: Sinnamon Park & Taringa, Brisbane

  • Are you seeking a varied and interesting position? This is the opportunity for you!
  • Experience desirable, but not essential - comprehensive training provided!
  • Attractive remuneration package circa $40,000 plus an outstanding range of benefits!

About the Organisation

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is one of the largest pathology practices in Australia, providing comprehensive services to patients and doctors over a geographic area throughout Queensland and New South Wales and employing more than 2000 people.

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology services the Brisbane metropolitan area and regional areas extending as far north as Cairns and south to Coffs Harbour.

About the Opportunity

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Purchasing Administrator/ Store Person working between the Sinnamon Park Stores Department and Taringa Transport Department.

Reporting to the Warehouse Team Leader, you will be responsible for effectively responding to internal customer enquiries and processing sales and supplier purchase orders; ensuring deliveries are made on time and in full.

More specifically your key duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Maintaining the Supply Inventory System, including price updates, catalogue maintenance, vendor and customer details;
  • Picking, packing, labeling and distributing internal customer and supplier orders and returns in a timely manner;
  • Ensuring back-orders and outstanding purchase orders are expedited;
  • Minimising invoice mismatches, price variances and back-order incidences;
  • Receiving and managing inbound freight;
  • Replenishing and rotating stock as well as cyclic counting and stock takes;
  • General office administration;
  • Loading, unloading and driving store trucks (no licence is required); and
  • Driving the forklift.

The successful applicant will have previous experience receiving, picking and managing orders, preferably within a purchase, financial or warehouse/ medical warehouse environment. You will be results and deadline driven with a high attention to detail and commitment to continually reviewing and improving warehouse services and delivery.

This role requires a candidate who holds a Queensland forklift licence and current manual driver’s licence (These are essential to the role). Computer literacy, keyboard skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is also essential, whilst an understanding of computer inventory systems (preferably MRP) is highly desirable.

Sullivan Nicolaides is looking for a punctual, self-motivated and team oriented individual with exceptional communication and customer service skills. You will also need to be safety conscious and compliant with a strong commitment to Workplace Health and Safety.

This is an active role within two warehouses and requires the successful candidate to be physically fit and able to lift heavy items and load and unload trucks.

The high level of service provided by Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology is delivered by a dedicated staff comprising of pathologists, scientists, technicians, laboratory assistants, collection personnel, couriers, computer personnel, pathology services assistants and other support staff.

The organisation offers staff members the opportunity to improve their skills through ongoing training, and provides an avenue for career development and advancement.

This is a full-time position working standard hours, 7am – 5pm Monday to Friday from both the Sinnamon Park and Taringa Departments.

The successful candidate will receive an attractive remuneration circa $40,000 plus super and permanent employee benefits including:

  • Parental and Adoption Leave - SNP staff receive 6 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave as per E.B.A.
  • Staff Services Committee - provides functions and events for staff, fully funded by the Practice
  • Employee Assistance Program - a free, confidential and voluntary counselling service provided as a resource to employees of Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, as well as immediate family, with the aim of assisting with the resolution of personal and work related problems which may affect quality of life or work performance
  • Private Health Insurance - staff have access to discounted private health insurance through MBF, HCF and Medibank Private
  • Pathology Services - staff and their immediate family (their children, partners and their parents) have access to bulk billed Pathology Services
  • X-Ray Services - staff and their immediate family (their children, partners and their parents) have access to bulk billed X-Ray and other diagnostic imaging through Queensland X-Ray
  • Smoke Free Workplace - for those staff wanting to use nicotine replacement therapy in quitting, management provides a level of financial assistance towards the cost of nicotine replacement patches.

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