Technical Buyer
People Dimension
Pretoria, South Africa
15h ago


An electronics manufacturing company located in Centurion is seeking a Technical Buyer with a minimum of 3 years experience within a similar role to join their pro-

Job purpose :

  • To assist procurement with all technical queries and issues encountered during the procurement process.
  • To assist procurement with all technical queries and issues encountered during the procurement process.
  • To accept responsibility for timeous buying of all needed production material that needs to be procured.
  • To assist the Expeditor in ensuring the ordered items are received on time from suppliers.
  • To ensure accuracy of orders placed.
  • To ensure the best prices and lead times are obtained from suppliers.
  • To make informed decisions relating to price, lead time, ROE, fixed pricing etc.
  • Duties and responsibilities :

  • To advise and assist all buyers and the procurement manager with all technical queries on projects during the procurement and quotation process.
  • To source or find acceptable alternatives for all items that are :
  • a. Obsolete

    b. Long lead times (6 Weeks and longer)

    c. Scarce or unobtainable within the desired time and price framework.

  • To assist with negotiations with Suppliers and to obtain quotations for the above mentioned items.
  • a. Purchase orders

    i. Accuracy against buying list and supplier quotes.

    ii. Pricing against Previous Quote and supplier quotes.

    iv. Lead times

    b. Maintaining discipline with regards to :

    iii. Work standards

    iv. Interaction with other departments and internally.

    c. Reporting :

  • i. Continuous feedback to the Procurement manager regarding projects and due dates of components.
  • ii. Feedback to Procurement Manager regarding any problems encountered.

    iii. Feedback to Procurement Manager regarding any changes in pricing of components.

  • To liaise with the Project Management and Engineering teams within the company in resolving technical issues encountered on all items that are sourced from suppliers.
  • Minimum requirements :

  • 3 years’ experience
  • Matric
  • Electronics NQF 4
  • Excellent computer and excel skills
  • Apply
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