Technical Buyer - Supply Chain
Engage stakeholders to define engineering requirements.
Issue tenders and the evaluation and adjudication of tenders.
Ensure that all goods and services are sourced and procured according to specification.
Ensure that quality control procedures are implemented and adhered to by the suppliers.
Category Management support and information assistance given to Commodity and Sourcing Managers
Initiate one time vendor approval and complete of necessary forms.
Negotiate supplier payment terms unless already negotiated by commodity and / or sourcing managers
Assist with achieving functional PIP objectives.
Highlight potential opportunities for items to be placed on contracts to the Commodity Specialist
Implement and / or follow effective expediting procedure and monitor.
Maintenance of the vendor master data.
Plan and Schedule shipments and deliveries
Monitor deliveries against order / plan
Switch between transport modes and cost options relative to risk and urgency in line with sourcing strategy is one exists
KEY COMPETENCIES / SKILLS
Planning and organizing
Analytical thinking, resilience, pro-active and taking initiative,
Assertiveness, professionalism, communication
Self-motivated and energetic
Upholding organisational values, promoting diversity
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE
National Diploma in Supply Chain Management with 3 years’ experience within a Procurement Department
Trade Test for Mechanical or Millwright with at least 3 years’ experience as an Artisan