The Role 


MACA currently has an opening for an experienced Category Specialist to work in our corporate team in Welshpool. Reporting to the Category Management Lead, working in a team of three. You will be supporting MACA’s operations that involve a large fleet of mining plant and equipment as well as other ancillary items, consumables, components and spares etc.

The focus of the role is to manage category strategies, in order to deliver sustained value. MACA has grown a lot in the last few years and there will be opportunities to have lasting impact on the business using your knowledge and skills in the industry to bring MACA closer to being the industry standard in the buying/purchasing function.

MACA is part of the Thiess Group of companies and has the potential to grow your career with the world’s largest contract miner in the years ahead.


Secure your future with WA’s number 1 Contractor


MACA is a leading integrated contracting services group specialising in mining, civil construction, infrastructure, and mineral processing.

We strive to be the best by investing in our people, understanding our clients' needs, and having a relentless focus on continuous improvement. Our social responsibility is what drives us, and we make an impact through contributions and support we give our communities.


To be successful in this role, you will possess:


  • Category management and strategic sourcing experience in an Australian mining context
  • Professional knowledge gained through significant experience working in a similar role (2+ plus years).
  • Knowledge of mining supply chain and associated spend categories.
  • Knowledge and application of eProcurement technologies in large mining or energy businesses.
  • Experience in strategic sourcing, category management and procurement.


What we will offer you:


  • Culture - People are the key to the success of MACA, and we back that up with support of each person to be successful in their role and also to give opportunities to progress to more responsibility.
  • Variety – MACA is the leading Mining/Civil contractor in Australia – you will be supporting all manner of projects across the country.
  • Benefits – A very competitive salary – plus a large suite of salary sacrificing options through a third-party provider and a range of corporate discounts.

There are many long-term opportunities available across our business, and more on the horizon. There is always room to grow and develop into the professional you want to be with MACA!

We offer all this and more, Because We Care.


If you want to come with us on our journey, apply with us today!


We’re ready when you are.


MACA is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages all females and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants.