Purchasing and Operations Administrator - Entry Level

South West & M5 Corridor
Administration & Office Support
Administrative Assistants
Full time
Posted 9d ago

As a Purchasing and Operations Administrator for Traffic Solutions at PPG you will provide administration support to the Supply Chain, Production, Warehouse, Customer Service and Finance teams. You will also assist with the delivery of procurement purchasing activities. This is a full time entry level position based within our Ingleburn manufacturing facility. Full training will be provided. 


Key Responsibilities 

  • End to end delivery of all procurement purchasing activities which will include; coordinating delivery of material as well as the handling and processing of shipment documents and invoices 
  • Raise requested purchase orders for suppliers/vendors and follow through to ensure the smooth flow of the goods and services to the Warehouse 
  • Collaborate and provide necessary support to cross functional teams such as Supply chain, Production, Warehouse, Customer Service and Finance 
  • Make contact with suppliers/vendors in order to track, schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and any other problems may raised
  • Maintain integrity of data within the ERP system, documentation and other records 



  • Computer literate with proven excel skills 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and comfortable to work with colleagues on all levels within the business 
  • Sound organisational skills and the ability to remain resilient when under pressure 
  • A high degree of self-management and autonomy


About us:

Here at PPG we make it happen, and we seek candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our values, with the commitment and drive to strive today to do better than yesterday – everyday. 


Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company.. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

The PPG Way

Every single day at PPG: 

We partner with customers to create mutual value. 

We are insightful, dedicated and proactive. We have intimate knowledge of the market and our customers. We focus on practical solutions that make a difference. 

We are “One PPG” to the world. 

We are better and stronger together. We leverage our scale to reach new markets and introduce innovative technologies as we differentiate and disrupt our markets. 

We trust our people every day, in every way. 

We enable and empower our people to make the right decisions. We are inclusive, transparent and respectful. Our feedback is clear and actionable. 

We make it happen. 

We have a passion for winning. We achieve. We deliver with discipline and integrity. We bring our best energy to our work. We decide and act intelligently and quickly. 

We run it like we own it. 

We respect one another by being responsible and accountable. We always act in the best interest of our company, customers, shareholders and our communities. 

We do better today than yesterday – everyday. 

We continuously learn. We develop our people to grow our businesses.


PPG provides equal opportunity to all candidates and employees. We offer an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email recruiting@ppg.com.

PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit Glassdoor.com and provide feedback on the process, so that we can do better today than yesterday. 

Benefits will be discussed with you by your recruiter during the hiring process. 

Report this job advert

Be careful
Don’t provide your bank or credit card details when applying for jobs.
Learn how to protect yourself here.