Procurement Manager - Select Plant Hire - Stapylton, QLD

Location: Regional QLD
Job Type: Full time
Contact: Kelly Henderson
Email: email Kelly
Reference: 71921

About Select


Select Plant Hire is one of the largest Specialist Plant Hire service providers in Australia, playing an integral role in the delivery of a wide variety of innovative, high quality construction projects as part of the Laing O’Rourke Group. The company’s primary driver is to guarantee the provision of the highest quality plant and associated services to Laing O’Rourke construction projects and the wider market. Select Plant Hire provides a full service offering through it six major plant categories of Rail, Cranes, General Plant, Heavy / Civil Plant, Fleet and Site Solutions (Buildings and Accommodation)

As Laing O’Rourke has grown into a A$7 billion engineering enterprise dedicated to challenging and changing the face of construction worldwide, Select Plant Hire has mirrored the growth of the parent company, servicing a larger portfolio of projects, both in numbers and complexity. 

Select Plant Hire is the only total solutions provider within the plant industry and continues to grow and maintain one of the broadest plant ranges and capabilities within its global markets.


About the role


We are currently seeking a Procurement Manager to join our Select Plant Hire national head office, based at Stapylton, QLD (South of Brisbane).


Reporting to our General Manager – Select Plant Hire, you will help grow and develop a sustainable Crane business within the Construction and Material Handling Sector.


You will oversee Procurement for Select Plant Hire nationally. You may occasionally be required to work from our Brisbane office, and travel to support our national business.


This is a great opportunity to join a market-leading Plant Hire business, and the Laing O’Rourke Group.


Key responsibilities


You will develop and implement sourcing strategies, negotiate and manage preferred supplier agreements, assist with the pricing of plant for Tenders, lead the procurement of new plant and equipment (inception to delivery), and annually review price book rates and prices.


You will work with Select Plant Hire Leaders to standardise OEM’s across Product Categories, standardise terms and conditions and supplier pricing structures, and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.


As an expert in your field, you will research and propose new methods of procurement, and research specified markets.


You will identify key stakeholders and manage relationships, and work with the HSE team to implement leading safety initiatives, in-line with our Next Gear Safety model.


You will have


Ideally you will have 5+ years’ experience in a similar role, with excellent planning, analytical and problem-solving skills, and strong written and verbal communication skills.


You will bring strong commercial acumen, and skills/knowledge of procurement practices and processes, tendering, negotiations and contract management, backed by relevant Tertiary Qualifications.

You will draw on your high-level interpersonal and relationship-building skills to build relationships with stakeholders and the supply chain, and will excel in working both autonomously and as part of a team.




At Select we work hard to create an environment that brings out the very best in our people. We believe in building careers amid a safe, connected and innovative culture – not just creating jobs.


We want to equip all our people with the skills they need to be part of a dynamic Enterprise.


We have our own specialised learning and development programs, providing access to industry-leading learning tools to help every employee acquire the core competencies and skills needed to excel in this fast-changing environment.   


We have committed to a number of policies and programs to improve our gender composition, including our industry-leading paid parental leave policy, where the primary carer is entitled to 26 weeks of paid leave, 18 of which are at full pay and eight weeks at half pay.


Select Plant Hire is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.