Junior Buyer - Uitenhage
HR Genie
Uitenhage, South Africa
15h ago
source : Job Placements

My Client in the Automotive Component Manufacturing Industry is looking for an experienced Junior Buyer to join their dynamic team.

Minimum Requirements :

  • Relevant Diploma or Degree
  • Minimum 2-5 Years’ Experience in a similar Role
  • MUST have experience in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Previous experience in the Automotive Industry will be Highly Advantageous
  • Duties / Responsibilities :

  • Support the Procurement team in the development of product category strategies by undertaking market analysis and research
  • Take accountability for a small product category to support future development
  • Assist the team in data collection on supplier performance
  • Collate Request for Quotation (RFQ) responses and complete costing sheets
  • Support buyers in the critical path management of pre-production samples for new tenders managed by the procurement team
  • Support team in collating supplier samples and brochures for new product / solution innovation to sales
  • Manage supplier Invoice Queries and resolve in agreed timescales
  • Understand and deliver to stakeholder requirements
  • Produce and maintain information on supplier non-conformance
  • Support buyers in collation of reports for suppliers
  • Support the procurement team in undertaking due diligence of suppliers and ensure that new suppliers are recorded and registered on business systems
  • Work with clients across the business to analyse demand and assist in the specification of goods and services to be supplied
  • Develop and maintain a supplier database to strengthen the procurement process
  • Liaise with suppliers on quality problems in conjunction with company quality standards
  • Maintain technical reference files for all bought components and related suppliers
  • Identify and monitor procurement across the business to assist the development of a long-term approach to procurement in order to deliver savings, efficiency, value for money, quality standards and targets, diversity objectives, environmental standards, and improved capability
  • Provide technical support on procurement and achieving value under different procurement models
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications
  • Ensure compliance to company guidelines and to purchasing policies and procedures during supplier negotiations and contracts
  • Report on procurement key performance indicators(KPIs)
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