Supply Chain, Procurement & Transportation Riverview, QLD


Position at JBS USA



About the role:

As a result of internal appointment, an opportunity currently exists for an experienced Strategic Buyer to join the JBS Australia Group Procurement Team. With experience in Services and Indirect Materials procurement, this role will be pivotal in partnering with our business to deliver optimal procurement outcomes.


Reporting to the Procurement Manager – Services & Indirect Materials, this role requires a self-driven, ambitious individual who is used to working in a dynamic environment with diverse teams to deliver results. Your passion for procurement, coupled with your continuous improvement mindset and collaborative approach will support your ongoing success in this role.


Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Drive end-to-end sourcing processes for responsible categories.
  • Proactively identify procurement initiatives through spend, market, category and supply risk analysis.
  • Develop and implement strategies for responsible categories leveraging a structured approach to strategic sourcing and category management.
  • Ensure business engagement through proactive collaboration and communication with key stakeholders.
  • Proactively engage and manage value-add relationships with key suppliers, applying appropriate supplier relationship management techniques
  • Support and/or drive local, regional and global procurement teams on key projects.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to support improvement in the areas of procure-to-pay (P2P) and inventory management through collaboration with key suppliers.
  • Support business planning and forecasting activities.


About You:

  • Proven track record of delivering results in procurement.
  • CIPSA and/or APICS qualifications viewed favourably.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Operations, Supply Chain or related discipline desirable, though not required.
  • Experience with SAP.
  • Demonstrated success in delivering competitive advantage through application of strategic sourcing and category management.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects and cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent analytical skills, problem solving and commercial acumen.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • Good understanding of the value chain in FMCG/Manufacturing.


Please note: To be considered for this role you must holding Australian working rights.


Benefits include (but not limited to):

  • Banking benefits with ANZ.
  • Retail discounts with national partners.
  • Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private.
  • Onsite parking and chef catered restaurant!

What next?

If you’re passionate, professional and want to be a part of the largest food manufacturer and producer in Australia, APPLY NOW!


If you have any questions regarding this opportunity, please contact us via email at [email protected]


For more information about JBS Australia, please visit our Careers Page:



At JBS Australia we offer you more than just a job. We offer you a career with a fast-paced, dynamic company aiming to be the best in everything that we do.


  • We are Australia’s largest meat and food processing company, operating a number of production facilities across Australia and New Zealand.
  • We are a diverse business that operates across feedlots, meat processing and value added product facilities, robotics and international meat and animal by-products trading.
  • We have a broad range of strong domestic and international meat and food brands including AMH, Beef City Black, Great Southern, and Primo.
  • We export more than 70% of our product to every corner of the world.
  • A strong company culture with clear and simple values is what we live by every day.
  • We have a majority shareholding in Andrews Meat Industries as well as Scott Technology Limited in New Zealand.



We are the world’s largest animal protein company and the second largest food company in the world, operating in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and UK.

For more than 60 years, we have provided customers with the highest quality food and animal protein products and superior service. We have innovative programs and world class products, and we are committed to professionalism, community partnerships and environmental stewardship. JBS is Making Your World Stronger.