Job Description :
An industry leader in the provision of innovative solutions to various industries with a strong R&D program focusing on new product concepts and new production methods.
Currently sourcing a suitably qualified Procurement Officer with 8-10 years of experience in sourcing Engineering components, and technical knowledge of metal, surface treatments, laser cutting, machining, grinding and moulding.
If you are an analytical / technical thinker with high integrity and a positive attitude, coupled with strong communication and negotiation skills, this one’s for you.
Position details : Type : Permanent
Type : Permanent
Reports to : Supply Chain Manager
Key work outputs (results required) :
Supplier Management :
o Research for new suppliers.
o Follow market trends.
o Prepare and implement supplier agreements.
o Recommend the sourcing of different suppliers where supplier performance has not been to standard.
o Build and maintain supplier relationships with key suppliers. Evaluate supplier services with the receiver of services and provide performance feedback to suppliers. Monthly supplier meetings.
o Deal with escalations of non-performance of suppliers in terms of their contracts.
o Supplier database.
o Ensure suppliers are vetted and recommend their inclusion onto the preferred supplier database.
o Manage supplier scoring process and coordinate selection forums when required.
o Maintain current supplier database. Ensure supplier information is up to date at all times.
o Manage exception requests.
Procurement Management :
o Manage quotation requests from divisions and ensure quotation is as per requirement and is issued timeously.
o Manage forecast based on customer requirements. Ensure procurement stock levels are in line with project requirements.
o Liaise with suppliers.
o Negotiate prices with suppliers.
o Specify, implement and submit supplier database report.
o Compile and submit monthly management reports to Supply Chain Manager.
o Ensure supplier database is kept up to date at all times.
o Cost saving initiative with a strong focus on strategic procurement.