Associate Buyer - Fixed Term contract

Requisition ID 2024-14354
# of Openings
Job Location(s)
Eight Mile Plains QL Australia
Secondary/High School Diploma/GED
Position Type
Full Time
Expiry Date
Purchasing/Supply Chain


Fulltime -  10 Months Fixed Term Contract

Location: Brisbane, Eight Mile Plains

Hyrbid - work from home 1-3 days a week.



Are you passionate about improving patient health outcomes? Would you like to join an organisation on a 10 Months Fixed Term contract with an established history where you can work on high-risk medical devices? This role will allow you to tap into your drive, initiative, creative solutions-based thinking, and negotiating abilities.


Reporting to the Procurement Manager, Global Procurement and Supply Chain, you will bring your buying experience to our collaborative procurement team. 



  • Ensuring that procurement activities are executed in line with category guidance, and in compliance with relevant global policies, standards, guidelines, and operating procedures
  • Collaborating with approved suppliers globally and locally to develop supplier relationships based on Cook Values
  • Actively participating within a Cook cross functional global team to understand business requirements and execute work based on procurement processes
  • Collaborating with the Procurement teams on entity supply issues as required to maintain supply
  • Execute the procurement requirements as defined by the business, keeping stakeholders top of mind
  • Process purchase orders accurately and in a timely manner, ensuring alignment with inventory levels and sales forecasts
  • Monitor shipment schedules and communicate with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of products


  • Previous experience in similar role desired
  • Willigness to learn various procurement systems, tool, police and procedure is a must and be able to follow guidelines under management direction
  • Diploma in related field desired
  • Understanding of demand planning and inventory management
  • Excellent time management, planning and organising skills essential
  • Intermediate proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills

Please note only applicants that have full working rights within Australia are eligible to apply.

Please apply with your CV and a cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the role.  

Shortlisting may commence immediately after advertisement posted.


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