Buyer



closing date: 11 April 2022

location: Musina, Limpopo



  • Ensure continuous availability for all machine spares and consumables
  • Responsible for expediting and the management of purchase orders
  • Responsible for stock and non stock purchases by performing all purchasing tasks (local and imports)
  •  Purchasing  of packaging material
  • Responsible for supplier evaluations and management by conducting SLA’s with the suppliers; and supplier base reduction
  • Forms partnerships by building meaningful long term relationships with all preferred suppliers and other internal departments
  • Responsible for procurement savings through  pursuing cost reduction initiatives and reduction of purchasing costs
  • Responsible for commodity sourcing as and when required.
  • Responsible for ensuring the accessibility and availability of records
  • The maintenance of safety and health standards in the area of responsibility by ensuring compliance with the OHS Act
  • Ensure compliance to set standards and audit requirements
Job Requirements
  • Must have grade 12 and a Purchasing Diploma /  OR degree
  • Minimum of 3 years hands on experience in a Purchasing environment as a Buyer in a manufacturing industry
  • Be familiar with MRP systems
  • Having an above average understanding of JDE database system and BI will be an added advantage
  • Have a proven track record in purchasing contracts negotiating and cost containment
  • Must be computer literate in MS Office
  • Have outstanding writing, presentation skills and analytical attention to detail
  • Highly motivated self-starter who has the ability to work successfully under deadline pressures with minimal guidance.
  • Have above average level of interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.