Procurement Specialist
CME Recruitment
Capetown, South Africa
4d ago
source : Executive Placements

We are looking for an above-average Procurement Specialist to work within a manufacturing concern. You will have experience and skills working as a specialist in your field as well as an excellent customer-focused background.

Duties :

  • Monitor and improve the running of the MRP and the procurement of materials
  • Forecasting and monitoring of required stock levels and supply patterns with strong involvement with top management
  • Responsible for planning, developing and buying materials
  • Maintain inventory levels in line with stock policy holding
  • Monitor buying and delivery variances in price and quantities
  • Manage and control defective / obsolete / redundant / surplus material
  • Liaise with accounts payable and internal customers
  • Liaise with suppliers on the quality and performance of products
  • Prepare purchase requisitions, create and execute purchase orders of materials and services
  • Liaise with suppliers on the availability of stock and future supply
  • Prepare reports and updates as and when required
  • Knowledge of the following areas is essential for this position

  • Material Planning and Procurement
  • Imports
  • Maintain a high level of accuracy in reviewing, preparing and entering financial information
  • Maintain confidentiality concerning financial matters
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in material planning and buying in a manufacturing environment.
  • Customer and Service relations
  • Forecasting
  • Decision Making
  • Planning and organizing
  • Meeting targets and deadlines
  • Stress management
  • Negotiations and networking internally and externally
  • Good judgment and analytical ability
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Problem-Solving
  • Commercial awareness of business drivers, including being forward-looking while learning from the past
  • Experience in Syspro or similar ERP system
  • Personal Attributes

    The incumbent must demonstrate the following personal attributes :

  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Results-driven
  • Respect
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Managing the balance between flexibility and strict disciplines and processes / procedures.
  • Sound work ethics
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