Supply SAP Specialist

Location: Lihir Operations - Lihir Island - PNG


We are seeking an experienced SAP Inventory Specialist to lead our inventory team and support the Supply team at Newcrest's Lihir Operation. Reporting to the Superintendent Supply & Logistics, you will have the opportunity to make a significant contribution by ensuring the integrity of our material master data, using your expert SAP knowledge to trouble shoot and resolve issues and in general, improve the way our inventory is managed. You will be responsible for managing Newcrest’s largest inventory portfolio.

As a result, you will be comfortable working with complex datasets and will understand the importance of compliance to processes. You will know when to think strategically and when to dive into the detail. To achieve this you will require significant relationship building, communication and analytical skills. You will also have experience leading and mentoring a small team of highly motivated personnel.

This FIFO role is 15 Days On / 13 Off.


Located on Niolam Island in the New Ireland Province of Papua New Guinea. Our site offers a range of facilities including a medical clinic and the Lihir Sports and Social Club with its varied sporting activities and popular bar and bistro.

About You

As our ideal candidate, you will be highly experienced in all relevant aspects of SAP with significant supply chain experience within a mining/mineral processing or similar logistics heavy industry. With expert knowledge in inventory management and qualifications in business systems, you will work collaboratively with your team and business stakeholders to support operational requirements. This will include proven experience contributing to the continuous improvement of SAP in a technically challenging and geographically remote environment, will see you well placed for success in this role.

About Us

Newcrest is the largest gold producer listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and one of the world’s largest gold mining companies.
Our people work together across locations in Australia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Indonesia and Côte d’Ivoire and in every location, our people live our values and share our vision of being the Miner of Choice™. We’re committed to supporting a safe, diverse and inclusive culture where our talents and differences are valued. If you’re looking for a rewarding career that offers world-class opportunities, talk with us.

It’s an exciting time to be a part of Newcrest.

Please note we may consider applications on an ongoing basis and therefore encourage you to apply at your earliest opportunity.

Job no: 976127
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