Specialist Bulk Commodities
Rio Tinto
Perth, WA, AU
2d ago

About the role

We are looking for a Specialist Bulk Commodities to join our Global Contracts Team in Bulk Commodities focusing on Hydrocarbons & Explosives.

This role is a great opportunity to support the Global Category team in the development and implementation of category strategies and management of the supply chain for the delivery of bulk mining commodities and services to our mining operations in Australia.

Reporting to the Manager Regional Australia, Global Contracts, Procurement, you will be :

  • Developing and maintaining strong customer relationships with Business Units and leading regional stakeholder engagement at all levels of the organisation.
  • Developing strong working relationships with suppliers to leverage suppliers’ strengths in the value chain and realise the full contractual value for both parties.
  • This includes the development and implementation of continuous improvement programs with suppliers and business units.

  • Monitoring the regional Hydrocarbons & Explosives markets which includes market supply / demand analysis, key market drivers, internal forecasts, future trend analysis and changes to technology & regulatory environments.
  • Managing the inbound hydrocarbons and explosive materials logistics and optimising the supply chain to ensure security of supply for the business.
  • Measuring and reporting on supplier Key Performance Indicators (KPI) while leading supplier review meetings.
  • Following the Rio Tinto Procurement strategic sourcing framework with specific emphasis on contract implementation and contract management.
  • About you

    To be successfully considered for this role, you will have :

  • Bachelor degree in Commerce or Engineering (or related); mining related degree is advantageous
  • Domain knowledge of the dangerous goods markets and / or technical expertise in the category
  • Strong commercial acumen with proven category and contract management capabilities
  • Strong project management, problem solving and customer relationship management skills
  • Ability to communicate and influence effectively verbally and in written form with both internal and external stakeholders
  • It will also be beneficial if you have :

  • Background in mining or dangerous goods related industry
  • Where you will be working

    Rio Tinto Procurement provides procurement and supply chain services that deliver value to the Rio Tinto Group through the global category management and strategic sourcing of goods and services for all operations and businesses.

    Playing a fundamental role, value is achieved through uniformed processes, e-technology, increased corporate social responsibility and measurable savings for the Group.

    About us

    As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

    Aluminium for cars and smartphones. Copper for wind turbines, electric cars and the pipes that bring water to our home. Iron ore to shape our city skylines.

    Borates that help crops grow, titanium for paint and diamonds that celebrate the best things in life.

    Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents.

    Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

    We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common.

    It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

    Join our business today where you will work with a team of like-minded technical experts in this challenging role.

    Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.

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