Buyer
Headhunters
Port Elizabeth, ZA
3d ago

Sector Manufacturing Location Port Elizabeth Job Type full time Experience 3 to 6 years Qualifications No education Package Negotiable Description

Our client, a leader in the manufacturing industry, is currently looking to employ an experienced Buyer.

Key performance areas :

  • Placing of duly authorised purchase orders for consumable, maintenance spares and raw materials, controlling all imported material for production.
  • Liaising with suppliers ensuring optimum pricing and timeous delivery of goods.
  • Investigate and develop alternative sources and suppliers.
  • Supervise cyclical stock counts of consumables.
  • Resolve queries and stock issues with suppliers and stores.
  • Conduct pricing comparisons.
  • Maintain supplier relationship.
  • Prepare monthly reports on price changes.
  • Negotiate with suppliers to ensure cost savings.
  • Assist with month end stock take.
  • Assist Purchasing / Financial Manager with ad-hoc requirements.
  • Qualifications :

    A tertiary qualification in the field of Purchasing or Logistics (Degree) is compulsory.

    Work experience :

  • At least 3 years working / buying experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of MRP Systems (ie Fourth Shift) Microsoft Excel and Access.
  • Other requirements :

  • Computer literacy essential (Word, Excel, e-mail).
  • Quality orientation with attention to detail and good professional experience.
  • Good decision making and Organisational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and as an integral team member.
  • Impeccable disciplinary and attendance record.
  • Great interpersonal and negotiating skills, taking initiative and being proactive.
  • Required to work overtime as and when required.
  • Honest and integrity and good communication skills.
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