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We’re Expanding …Again!

Published on 01 Jul 2020

Purchasing Administrator

Direct Appliance Rentals started in 2008 and has enjoyed phenomenal growth nationally in the rental finance industry.  Our Head Office currently has a new position for an experienced Purchasing Administrator to join our growing team in Sale, Vic.

The position will be part-time (20 hours) and will be based at our Head Office in Sale or it can be worked remotely for the right candidate. Pay rate is $27.66 per hour.

In this diverse role, you will provide high level administrative support to our finance department working with a wide range of goods. This role would ideally suit someone who has outstanding computer and communication skills, an eye for detail and is looking for a diverse role they can grow and make their own.


The key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Regularly liaising with supply partners and internal staff
  • Review supplier pricing
  • Update the company DATABASE to reflect true pricing
  • Responsibly for co-ordinating website pricing updates
  • Determine stock holdings
  • Maintain records of stock and availability
  • Sourcing alternative stock when necessary
  • Providing general assistance to the finance team

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a purchasing role
  • Experience in the retail industry – furniture, computers, communications and consumer electrical products
  • Ability to read and understand basic product specs to confirm compatibility between complimentary products
  • High level of computer skills within Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • A strong customer focus and ability to work independently as well as part of a team

Why join our DAR team?

  • We offer a great work life/balance in a wonderful country community.
  • An energetic, friendly and supportive team environment.
  • The opportunity to advance your career and progress in a growing business.
  • Opportunity to undertake further studies to enhance your employment and personal development.
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If you are looking for an exciting change with excellent career options, please send your cover letter and resume to deb@directrentals.com.au.


 

What our Employees Say…

Over the last six months alone we have welcomed 9 new employees to our ever growing family! This is what our employees say about DAR:


You have no idea how much we all appreciate you guys 😀

Kristin


Thank you so much.

Was so lovely to see that and hear I am making the customers have a great experience. I am just doing my job and loving it. Hope you are having a great day also.

Warmest Regards, Kara


I am very lucky to be a part of such a supportive workplace and cannot wait to see what the future has in store 

Sincerely, Brodie 🙂


I really appreciate the opportunity to work from home to protect ourselves and our families. I know it will have negative impacts on our bottom line and one of the things I love most about working for DAR, is that you run the business with ethics and are prepared to put our health before this.

It’s a pleasure to be part of this business in the good times and pandemics x

Sam


The business has really grown and I am so happy that I have been able to be a part of the journey.

I am excited to see what 2020 will bring. Thanks for letting me be part of the Family. 

Tracy


It’s honestly been the best experience at DAR and excited for whats to come!! You guys do a great job at being ‘the boss haha’ so thank you!!  

Amy


Just wanted to say thank you so much for the xmas bonus!

Wasn’t expecting it at all, very appreciated. Also thanks so much for a great year at DAR and bring on 2020!!

Abbey


I enjoy every minute of the ride and I feel blessed to work for a company that allows me to maintain work/family balance and doesn’t simply add me to the treading water pile because I now have a toddler at home.

I am excited to see where 2020 takes us at DAR as I think it will be big!

Sam


Thanks so much for the email Gary, it is nice to see a company recognising their staff efforts 

Kind regards, Tamie


I just want to thank you guys so much for giving me the opportunity to work shorter hours at DAR.

 


APPLY TODAY

If you are looking for an exciting change with excellent career options, please send your cover letter and resume to deb@directrentals.com.au.


 

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