Commodity Buyer - Uitenhage Our client in the Automotive industry is seeking an experienced Commodity Buyer to join their team.
Duties & Responsibilities : Structure the building of the panel : participate in the definition and the implementation of the purchasing panel policy for assigned commodities, manage supplier selection according to Group criteria Manage relationship / negotiation with his / her suppliers supported by the Division Ensure that the strategic panel is implemented in the Development phase (Supplier Nomination Committees) Manage and drive productivity action plans Manage and drive supplier quality and delivery performance.
Manage insolvencies of suppliers and steer corrective action plan. Develop and implement tools to improve global productivity.
s degree in Engineering or Business, ideally with Professional Purchasing Qualification Minimum 3 years experience in Purchasing in an industrial environment (serial life or program) Automotive experience would be an advantage Strong knowledge of supply portfolio and market research and analysis.
Knowledge of contractual and legal aspects.