Purchasing and Supply Officer – Careers


About Us 

Santos provides reliable, affordable energy for progress and seeks to provide lower carbon energy over time. 

Santos is a global energy company with operations across Australia, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and the United States. 

At Santos, our goal is to be a global leader in the energy evolution to low-carbon fuels that help the world decarbonise and continue to provide the reliable, affordable energy the world needs for modern life and human progress. 

Santos is an important Australian domestic gas supplier and LNG supplier in Asia. We are committed to supplying critical fuels such as oil and gas, and abating emissions through carbon capture and storage, energy efficiency projects, use of renewables in our operations and high-quality offsets. Santos will also seek to develop low-carbon fuels as customer demand evolves. 

For 70 years, Santos has been working in partnership with local communities, providing jobs and business opportunities, safely developing natural gas resources and from there powering industries and households. 

Santos seeks to deliver long-term value to shareholders through our diverse portfolio of high-quality, long-life, low-cost oil and gas assets, carbon storage resources and infrastructure.  

The Santos portfolio is value accretive and resilient across a range of decarbonisation scenarios. Santos has a climate transition action plan that will continue to evolve for the global energy evolution. 

Santos has a regional operating model with a strong local focus. The Company’s operating structure comprises three regional business units focused on enabling and executing corporate strategy. Two divisions – Santos Energy Solutions and Santos Upstream Gas and Liquids – are accountable for global portfolio management and strategy. 

About the Role 

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a skilled Purchasing and Supply Officer to join the Santos Drilling & Completions team. Brisbane based, you will join a dynamic and inclusive team and will report to the Supply Lead. Your primary responsibility will be to plan and execute all those activities involved in the procurement and supply of materials and transactional level services into the organization.

This role offers an excellent opportunity to develop operational skills within a world-class supply chain environment, with exposure to all areas of Santos. You will benefit from the guidance and support of an experienced team committed to your career development.

Key responsibilities will include:

• Facilitation of Supply planning meetings with stakeholder groups to ensure supply chain constraints are identified and rectified prior to works commencement.

• Lead rectification initiatives for relevant Supply Chain Issues & Failures/ Safety Incidents.

• Ensure key supply chain performance metrics are obtained 

• Collaboration with stakeholders focused on standardisation of process and materials.

• Lead Supply Chain change management activities for engineering & procurement-initiated supply changes

• Maintain accurate dynamic demand signal and provide long lead time forecasts to suppliers and stakeholders.

• Manage supplier performance to achieve reliable and accurate supply and support the delivery of strategic supply chain solutions in collaboration with stakeholders.

• Lead or Support procurement/supply chain improvements, in consultation with cross-business technical stakeholders, focused on cost, delivery and quality improvements.

About You 

Holding Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field (Business, IS, Law, Engineering, Commerce), it is preferred that the successful candidate also possess formal recognition in, or extensive exposure to Lean / Six Sigma methodologies. You will also possess experience in a previous Supply Chain Role (Scheduling, Planning, Contracts, Purchasing, Logistics), along with advanced analytical & data management skills and advanced collaboration skills.

Highly proficient in Excel data processing, as well as experience and knowledge on SAP or other ERP system, and a technical knowledge of Drilling & Completions will be held in high regard.

If this sounds like the role for you, do not hesitate, apply now!

Supporting a Diverse Workforce  

Santos acknowledges that we operate on the traditional lands of Aboriginal people. We recognise the traditional rights to maintain the culture, identities, traditions, and customs on their country. We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our ongoing success.   

We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, or anything else that makes us different.   

Australian Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander jobseekers are strongly encouraged to apply.  

How to Apply 

Applications must be submitted via the online recruitment system before COB 24th April 2024   

A requirement of this role is that you will need to have in place the legal work rights for Australia to apply.

Potential Scams 

There are a number of fake adverts that are impersonating Santos Limited, in these instances you will receive an e-mail from a generic e-mail address. We do not make offers without interviews or due diligence taking place.  You will know if an advert is genuine if you are directed to the Santos company careers page to apply which is https://recruitment.santos.com/ 

To apply for this job please visit recruitment.santos.com.