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Alcoa Australia

  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

2022 Procurement Graduate

Potential rotation across either our Mining or Refining locations in South-West Region of WA.
Grow professionally & expand technically as a Graduate at Alcoa - a place where you can make change and contribute to a more sustainable world.
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Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
Start Date
10 Jan 2022

Application dates

Applications Open
18 Mar 2021
Applications Close
11 Apr 2021

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Business Administration
Human Resources
Marketing & Advertising
Public Relations
Transport, Logistics & Procurement
Aerospace Engineering
Air Traffic Control
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
Aircraft Operation & Aviation
Automotive & Transport Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering & Construction
Communications Engineering
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Engineering Management
Environmental Engineering
Fire & Safety Engineering
Geomatic Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mathematics & Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Renewable Energy Engineering
Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
Geotechnical Engineering
Commercial Law
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Family Law
International Law
Tax Law
Construction Management
Sustainable Development

Alcoa is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products, with a strong portfolio of value-added cast and rolled products and substantial energy assets. Alcoa is built on a foundation of strong values and operating excellence dating back nearly 130 years to the world-changing discovery that made aluminum an affordable and vital part of modern life. Since inventing the aluminum industry, and throughout our history, our talented Alcoans have followed on with breakthrough innovations and best practices that have led to efficiency, safety, sustainability and stronger communities wherever we operate.

About the opportunity

From the moment you join Alcoa's Graduate Program, you will be given the opportunity of a permanent career that will take you far and beyond you've ever imagined. You will grow professionally, expand technically, and become part of our community where you will be inspired and challenged daily.

Alcoa's three-year rotational graduate program is designed to provide you a broad foundation of our Australian Procurement Operations as well as allowing you to tailor your career path towards your interests and individual goals. Throughout the program, you will be provided with coaching, mentoring, hands-on and professional training to accelerate your development and maximise your full potential.

You will be exposed to numerous networking opportunities and be provided with an increasing level of responsibility where you will use your innovative thinking, motivation to learn and passion for growth to make an impact for our business. You will join an open-minded workplace where your ideas will be valued whilst developing professionally in a supportive environment that will encourage you to think outside the box.

As a Procurement Graduate at Alcoa, you will work at a number of our WA locations to learn and develop your experience and expertise in:

  • Key procurement processes including supplier selection, commodity management, and contract and supplier performance management.
  • Working on multiple Procurement and Contract activities and projects meeting defined deadlines whilst gaining exposure to low value transaction and compliance.
  • Gathering and analysing data for the region and at times on a global basis with additional guidance.
  • Building your commercial acumen to become a key contributor to driving business opportunities within the Procurement group.
  • Strategic Procurement activities including participation in tenders and contract negotiations.

About you

To be successful in this role and to play a part in our ongoing success you will be:

  • On path to graduate by the end of 2021 or have recently completed tertiary qualifications preferably in Commerce, Logistics & Supply Chain, Law, Engineering or related discipline.
  • A strong communicator with well-developed negotiation skills.
  • Analytically minded and a creative problem solver.
  • Capable of working independently as well as part of a team.
  • Detail oriented and able to prioritise tasks effectively.
  • Efficient in the Microsoft Suite.

Why Alcoa

Our values – act with integrity, operate with excellence, care for people – are at the foundation of everything we do.

At Alcoa we strive to create an inclusive workplace where employees can bring their whole selves to work regardless of their background. We know it starts and finishes with you, which is why our value 'care for people' is so important to us. It ensures not only your physical safety but also provides an inclusive and welcoming workplace for people from all walks of life, encouraging diversity of thought from each and every person.

We embrace change, new ideas and promote a culture of respect and equal opportunity. Our employment programs, underpinned by diversity and equality, continue to be recognised and rewarded. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women and LGBTIQ+ job seekers.

As an Alcoa employee, you will embark on growth opportunities and can truly make a difference being part of an organisation that respects and considers flexibility whilst empowering you with stimulating and challenging work.

Flexible work arrangements may be considered, please let us know when you apply if this is something you are seeking.

What's on offer

  • Work within a supportive and inclusive environment that strongly values safety.
  • Take part in monthly 'Graduate Days' and team building activities.
  • Enjoy a leisure day off in each four-week period to enable a positive work-life balance.
  • Receive amazing employee benefits and an attractive remuneration.
  • Working in an onsite environment whilst having the ability to work standard business hours and be home each night.
  • Join our social, diversity and inclusion networks.
  • A permanent long-term career.

How to apply

Please submit your online application by attaching the following three documents including your current resume, cover letter and academic transcript.

Our graduate opportunities are only available to Australian Citizens or permanent Australian residents. Please state this information clearly in your application.

You will only be contacted if you are shortlisted for an interview. This process can take up to four weeks from the closing date.

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