Sovereign Foods, a national supplier of top quality locally produced chicken products to the SA market via various brands, is seeking to employ a Buyer : Raw Material Procurement for its operations in Uitenhage.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and interested candidates for this position at the Group Services Division.
The job holder is responsible for the buying of specified raw materials, coordinating orders and deliveries and the administration of imports, contracts and purchasing records.
A minimum of a NQF 5 level qualification on Procurement or Purchasing Management is required and a valid Drivers License.
Previous experience in a similar position would be advantageous.Results Required : Compile, produce, distribute and maintain critical reports and control documents dailyMaintain accurate reconciliations of raw materialsMaintain order capturing and purchasing recordsConduct forward usage planning on all feed raw materialsMaintain no out of stock situations at all Feed mills by coordinating effective deliveries Action FEC orders, as directedControl import activities and related administrationConduct administration of contractsMaintain compliance with SOPs, Food Safety and risk proceduresEffective liaison with Feed Mills and 3rd party service providesMonitor supplier service levelsCritical Skills : High level of computer literacy, MS Office applications at intermediate level Analytical abilityBuilding relationshipsGood communication skills, verbal and writtenPlanning and organisational skills Good report writing skillsAttention to detailResilienceAs Sovereign Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer, preference will be given to applicants from the designated groups, as defined by the Employment Equity Act.
Only appropriately qualified and experienced individuals should submit a detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates and a copy ID.
Incomplete applications & applications not meeting the minimum requirements will not be considered.
Closing date for applications : 19 August 2020If you have not heard from us after 21 days, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.