Tectonica believes its success and the success of individual employees is interdependent. To maintain its position as an innovative systems integrator, Tectonica seeks to attract, retain, develop and employ skilled and experienced staff.

Tectonica remunerates its staff at industry benchmark levels or higher. Career path planning and professional development are essential elements of achieving these goals. Tectonica actively encourages professional training, including attendance at trade shows, conferences and exhibitions.

We understand that work/life balance is sometimes a struggle for committed professional workers. At Tectonica, we try to assist you in evening up the balance! Business hours are 8.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Thursday, and 9.00am to 1.00pm on Fridays. The regular free afternoon on Friday can give you a jump start on the weekend, the opportunity to do a little shopping or a chance to spend time with your family.

Tectonica’s management is flexible and responsive. Information is shared quickly, groups relate easily and you are close to the critical decision making. You can see the results of your contribution in action.

You will find the work place culture friendly, cooperative and respectful. Tectonica is a committed equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity in the workplace.


Tectonica is a leading Defence company delivering high technology products to global customers. It is engaged in multidisciplinary, cutting edge development projects aimed at delivering innovative solutions to the local and International Defence Forces.

Logistics and Purchasing Officer

Tectonica is a developer of cutting edge technology and products for global Defence and Law Enforcement customers.  It has a proven track-record in collaborating with universities and other organisations aimed at delivering innovative solutions to meet the capability challenges of the future.

A rare opportunity has arisen for a motivated, enthusiastic and engaging Logistics and Purchasing Officer to join the team at Tectonica, based in West Melbourne. The role reports directly to the Supply Chain Manager.

The Logistics and Purchasing Officer is responsible for:

  • Unloading, receiving and inspecting all deliveries of goods and materials
  • Undertaking Incoming Goods Quality inspections as directed by the Quality Manager
  • Completing receipts and inventory transactions using the company ERP system
  • Completing stocktaking activities as directed as directed by the Supply Chain Manager
  • Managing store consumables and coordinates stock re-ordering
  • Maintaining a clean, tidy, organized warehouse
  • Assisting the Supply Chain Manager to procure quotes, as required
  • Liaising with the Supply Chain Manager, Engineers, Project Managers and Production staff to source the correct components, materials and manufacturing services, to achieve timely procurement/dispatch
  • Raising and processing Purchase Orders as required
  • Tracking delivery status of all purchased goods and services, to ensure timely delivery to projects and the office
  • Issuing stock from Inventory to Projects or Production
  • Preparing and Packing shipments for delivery to customers
  • Assisting with Export documentation and logistics for international shipping
  • Tracking of outbound deliveries to customers to ensure on-time deliveries and provide notifications/updates
  • Managing maintenance processes across the facility, as directed by the Services Manager
  • Assisting the Supply Chain Manager to implement and maintain efficient and cost effective procurement processes¬† utilising the ERP system
  • Ensure that Intellectual Property, Defence Security and confidentiality obligations to the customer and the Company are maintained, as they apply to materials management
  • Comply with the Business Management System at all times

To succeed in this role, the ideal candidate shall possess:

  • Previous experience in a stores/warehouse operation
  • Must be physically fit, energetic and motivated
  • Tertiary Qualification, TAFE or Trade certification in mechanical, electrical or electronic discipline
  • Professional experience in Procurement role within a technical industry
  • Competency in MS Office package (using Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint)
  • Able to work independently, as well as with others in a team
  • Excellent time and task management skills, with the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Australian citizenship or permit to work in Australia

In return, Tectonica offers flexible work hours, including half day on Friday, ample on-site parking, and a collaborative team environment. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. No agencies.

For the right candidate, the role may be offered permanent full time, minimum of 32 hours per week, with flexibility in start and finish times. Preferred candidates will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical (including a drug and alcohol screening) and a criminal history check.

If this sounds like you, please provide a MAXIMUM of two A4 pages outlining your qualifications (with grade results), experience and achievements in chronological order to

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