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.
Reports to: Supply Chain Manager
Key work outputs (results required):
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.
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.
Country: South Africa
Job Qualification & Experience:
8-10 years of experience in sourcing Engineering components. Must have technical knowledge of metal, surface treatments, laser cutting, machining, grinding and moulding.
Must have advanced Excel experience (Pivot tables and V look ups).
Must be able to work with an integrated system.
o Excellent communication skills
o Strong negotiation skills
o Ability to prioritize
o Highest integrity
o Positive attitude
o Analytical thinker
o Good relationship management skills
o Technical thinker
o Team player
Our client has grown to become 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. Their design capability, and the use of advanced technology systems, satisfies even the most complex customer requirements. Their passion for detail and the required knowledge of machining and quality requirements gives them edge.
This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.
Procurement Officer, Johannesburg – Ref: 1084392
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