Senior Commodity Buyer
Boikago Group
Pretoria, Gauteng
3d ago

Introduction

Automotive manufacturing company based in Pretoria is looking for Senior Commodity Buyers from the automotive or manufacturing industries

Key Responsibilities :

  • Processing of purchase orders for goods and services
  • Sourcing suppliers to fulfill demand and align with company strategy
  • Maintain vendor information and item master records
  • Monthly reporting on savings and BBBEE spend
  • Expediting purchase orders to ensure that priority plan is current
  • Driving the B-BBEE company strategy
  • Negotiation with Suppliers
  • Supplier evaluation
  • Participate in initiatives to improve procurement system in order to optimize working capital.
  • Supplier interaction at leadership levels including tender analysis and supplier performance.
  • Minimum experience & qualifications required

  • National Diploma or degree in Purchasing or equivalent relevant tertiary qualification
  • Min 5-10 years in commodity purchasing or related experience in relevant disciplines and previous automotive purchasing experience would be a distinct advantage.
  • Behavioural skills required

  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills to discharge job duties
  • Must be able to function without supervision
  • Understanding of commodity fundamentals which influence product cost, piece price, quality, performance and capacity.
  • Well-developed collaboration / negotiation skills.
  • Good presentation and computer skills
  • Above basic excel skills
  • Well-developed business acumen and finance knowledge to ensure that accurate sourcing decisions are made.
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