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Procurement Specialist

About Us

Pacific National (PN) is the largest provider of diversified rail freight services in Australia.  We haul a variety of freight including coal, intermodal containers, steel, and a range of bulk commodities and materials that keep the region’s economy, businesses and households running. We operate nationally with approximately 3,500 staff in over 100 sites across Australia. Join us as we continue to transform our business and shape the rail freight industry, to achieve our vision of becoming Australia’s recognised leader for safe, innovative and sustainable rail freight solutions.

The Opportunity

We are looking to engage a Procurement Specialist to support in the analysis of spend data, supplier base and cost models to provide Pacific National with a competitive advantage in the market.


You will partner with stakeholders across the business to help establish procurement strategies to improve process and optimise value.


Reporting to the Procurement Manager you will;


  • Act as an advisor whilst deriving value and supporting business partners to achieve their business objectives.
  • Support in the creation of robust, collaborative sourcing and negotiation strategies to optimise total value of spend, supported by market and industry analysis and in alignment with business priorities
  • Establish and maintain strong supplier relationships 
  • Develop and prepare reporting as required


Your commercial acumen and demonstrated capacity to effectively prioritise and operate with multiple stakeholders will guarantee success in this position. A skilled business partner with an ability to successfully influence and communicate key information effectively. Tertiary qualified, you have proven procurement experience within a large complex organisation within a heavy industry setting.  Exposure to Rail, Construction, Engineering sectors will be favourably considered.


The Benefits

Our culture embraces diversity, inclusion and flexible work options. Working for us will enable you to take ownership of your career and gain access to opportunities for growth and development, while enjoying Pacific National’s financial and non-financial benefits.

We are looking for people who share our values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Teamwork, and live these values through open and honest communication and respect.

We embrace diversity in our workforce and encourage everyone to apply.

Closing Date

Applications close on 21 January 2019

Next Steps

Are you ready to be part of our future?

To apply, please click on the 'Apply' button below and follow the prompts.

To find out more about careers with us, our benefits and the opportunities we offer, visit our careers page            

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Closing Date

Monday 21 January 2019

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