Procurement Specialist: Produce (Gauteng)
Woolworths
Cape Town, ZA
9d ago

INTRODUCTION

To identify and develop world class suppliers in order to sustain growth, quality and profitability of our Produce department and suppliers

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Relevant commercial degree / diploma
  • Minimum 5 years buying / procurement experience in the perishable industry would be advantageous
  • Proven experience in managing a Foods / FMCG department
  • Proven sourcing and supplier management experience
  • Proven ability to provide tactical input and deliver the category operating plan.
  • Strong integrator and the ability to work in a matrix structure
  • Strong negotiation and financial management skills
  • Proven ability to deliver the following category KPIs (ie. market share, sales growth, margin, ROS, availability)
  • Management / leadership skills
  • Understanding of Supply Chain processes and principles
  • In depth understanding and application of Woolworths’ quality standards
  • JOB SPECIFICATIONS

  • Management of the supplier relationships and service level agreements
  • Ensure that products adhere to specifications
  • Provide input to the relevant strategies and operational plans
  • Work with suppliers to improve efficiencies and ensure consistent delivery of high quality products
  • Input into for the vegetables and salads growing programmes and implementation
  • Build relationships with the relevant stakeholders in our Gauteng and KZN stores
  • Maximise profitability of vegetables and salads utilising knowledge of competitor’s pricing structure and product ranges
  • Drive delivery of BEE / EE within our supplier base
  • Visit suppliers and stores in the greater Gauteng and KZN regions
  • Keep up to date ito trends nationally
  • Drive availability wrt supplier service level agreement
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