Vacancy Details Employer : Sumitomo Rubber - SRI Group Overall Job Function The Finished Goods Buyer will be reporting to the Associate Manager - Logistics and will procure the right quality and quantity of Finished Goods from approved sources.
The Buyer will manage inventory within budgeted parameters and overall sales plan, ensure adequate proactive interaction with suppliers in SRI, Finance, IB and External customers and meet Company's overall objectives while ensuring compliance to systems and procedures Job Responsibilities Establish forecast of FG from different internal and external sources Place orders on suppliers and expedite shipments Active engagement with internal sales and external suppliers to ensure that all queries relating to orders are efficiently expedited and resolved in a timeous manner Ensuring that knowledge on industry trends and characteristics are developed to promote a regular supply of the right commodities critical to SRSA customers at competitive prices.
Ensure all legislative requirements with regards to FG are maintained and updated eg. Shoki Ryu Approvals, African country regulations and PRCC registers Undertaking ad-hoc purchasing studies or investigations into supplier, materials and costs.
Compilation of reports relating to FG eg. Dropped reports for IB, in transit reports for external customers, supplier performance Controlling of long-term stock, including reporting and active engagement with internal sales and external suppliers to ensure inventory is kept at a minimum Costing of FG Shipments Complete management of supply to Other market including stock availability and OTIF Reporting and analysis on inventory Job Requirements A Matric with a Diploma or Degree in Supply Chain Management is required.
Competencies Ability to work independently Accurate and detail orientated Ability to communicate at all levels Strong interpersonal & relationship skills Report writing skills Team player High energy and resistance to stress Excellent organizing, analytical and problem solving skills Strong Numerical ability Software Competencies : MS Office with Advanced Excel skills SAP MM experience would be an advantage >