Opportunity for a Junior Buyer with FOOD MANUFACTURING experience to start asap, for the Johannesburg area. This person will be responsible for the sourcing and buying processes as they relate to procuring raw materials used in the manufacture of frozen food products.
Review orders for accuracy & generate Purchase Orders - Ensure all information relevant to the sourcing cycle are entered accurately & timeously into the accounting software used - Monitor levels of materials required to place orders at the correct time to ensure continuity of supply - Attending to delivery & arrival queries of materials purchased from foreign suppliers, including shipping documentation - Follow-up on all release documents for cross-border and seaport consignments - Performing ad-hoc administrative activities that may not be directly related to the core duties of the position - Providing all support-related functions to enable the Procurement Manager in meeting deadlines, avoiding material shortages & sourcing from alternative suppliers when needed - Applying sound sourcing principles such as achieving the best supply at the most competitive rates, keeping the risks of unreliable suppliers at an acceptable level for the pricing agreed Email detailed CV to genny webmail.
co.za - DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DON'T HAVE A MIN. OF 3 YRS BUYING EXP. IN THE FOOD MANUFACTURING ENVIROMENT!! - Minimum of 3 years experience in the FOOD MANUFACTURING industry, buying and associated administrative duties - Thorough understanding of buying / sourcing principles including the financial entries regarding stock on an accounting software package - Excellent command of English, both written and verbal - Basic Microsoft Office skills in Word and Outlook, with advanced skills in Excel - Ability to work in a highly-pressurised environment requiring both speed & accuracy in the execution of daily duties