Technical Cataloguer


  • Engineering Spare Parts and Rotable Equipment
  • Maintenance, repair and operations of machinery and equipment background
  • Potts Hill location with travel to various sites
  • $119,837.95 plus employer's contribution to superannuation and leave loading

About us

At Sydney Water, we're passionate about making a difference to the lives of our customers and communities.

Sydney Water has been in business for more than 130 years, but that doesn't mean we're complacent. We know we must keep building a business that is able to respond quickly when faced by new challenges. We're constantly working to improve our service, and to innovate and invest in new technologies to delight our customers and protect our future.

Supply Chain is responsible for the planning, purchasing, storing and distribution of inventory materials for Sydney Water Operations.

About the role

Reporting to the Team Manager Planning and Inventory, you will play a key role in building and maintaining the Inventory catalogue within our system for spare parts and rotable equipment which are used in Operations for maintenance works to maintain Sydney Water's fixed assets.

Within this planning position, you will:

  • Work with technical teams across Sydney Water to assist in identifying and onboarding materials into the system (spare parts and rotable equipment) to maintain Sydney Water's fixed assets.
  • Interpret descriptive manufacturer and technical information for materials (spare parts and rotable equipment) which includes technical specifications, drawings and other reference information
  • Ensure that catalogue data captures information from the manufacturer's reference data
  • Obtain specific technical data from suppliers and/or manufacturers to correctly identify fit, form and function characteristics of spare parts for Inventory
  • Physically identify materials when in Supply Chain to obtain/qualify information for the Cataloguing process
  • Ensure the catalogue is current following Sydney Water Cataloguing Guidelines and Procedures
  • Conduct ongoing cleansing activities and work with team members within the Supply Chain Materials Management Team

As a successful applicant, you will have

  • Relevant Tertiary qualification in Engineering - Electrical/Mechanical, or a relevant trades background
  • Knowledge of industry cataloguing guidelines and standards
  • Experience as either a Maintenance Planner or Cataloguer of Spare Parts and Rotable Equipment within an MRO organisation
  • Experience in working effectively with asset, maintenance and operations teams to improve technical cataloguing
  • Participates in determining cataloguing requirements for new installations, upgrades and/or decommissions
  • Demonstrated experience in collecting, organising, analysing and interpreting technical information.
  • Experience working within an ERP system either maintaining Maintenance Master Data or Supply Chain Cataloguing data

Please refer to the Position Description attached for further details

You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this role. For more information, you can contact

We want your perspective and ideas to help us find better ways to delight our customers, so we encourage you to apply no matter your age, sex or culture. You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team who'll appreciate what you bring to the table. You'll set and achieve real goals and make decisions that matter, as together we help shape the lifestyle of greater Sydney.

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