Procurement Officer, Kempton Park – Ref: 1023718-1

  • Degree or Higher
  • Kempton Park,
  • Posted 3 months ago
  • This position has been filled
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Ref: 1023718-1

Job Description:

A global, technology-driven supplier of high-quality products and services to the mining, mineral beneficiation and power generation industries is currently sourcing a Procurement Officer for their Kempton Park branch. The successful incumbent will be able to read technical drawings, hold a Procurement/Logistics/Supply Chain-related qualification and have at least 5 years of procurement experience.

As Procurement Officer you will co-ordinate and manage all purchasing activities across the allocated business units and provide a value added Supply Chain service to those business units; establish and manage the Supplier Service Level Agreements, identify new opportunities and seek and apply ways to improve efficiencies whilst ensuring legislative compliance.

You will bring to the table your understanding of basic manufacturing processes and your ability to apply this knowledge when procuring products; your knowledge of relevant products and materials and the requirements to procure and handle such; knowledge of best practice in terms of procurement optimization; comprehensive knowledge of contractual terms and contract management; basic knowledge of the BBBEE Act (53 of 2003) and the associated Codes of Good Practice.

Position details:

Type: Permanent
Reports to: Procurement Manager
Primary purpose:

  • To co-ordinate and manage all purchasing activities across the allocated business units and provide a value added Supply Chain service to those business units.
  • To establish and manage the Supplier Service Level Agreements, identify new opportunities and seek and apply ways to improve efficiencies whilst ensuring legislative compliance.

Job description / core competencies:

  • Quotes on technical items and materials for production/fabrication purposes are sourced upon receipt of a Request for Quotation.
  • Quotes on ad-hoc, everyday use items are sourced for the business units upon receipt of the Request for Quotation.
  • Percentage of procurement savings is maintained at 5 % and procurement controlled spend to be maintained at 80% and above.
  • Overdue orders are kept at zero and all orders are expedited weekly.
  • Lead times are confirmed and entered on JDE upon receipt of quotation and orders are placed with the supplier within 2 days.
  • RFPs (Request for proposals) are compiled and the subsequent tender process is managed and tracked till adjudication stage.
  • Critical supplier audits are done in conjunction with the Purchasing Manager and the QC department.
  • Contracts / Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are set up with selected suppliers and managed on a monthly basis.
  • Price adjustments are managed and negotiated based on various cost drivers, i.e. Seifsa tables, LME, PPI and CPI inflation tools.
  • Supplier delivery accuracy on requested date is managed at 90% accuracy and all account queries are attended to within 2 days.
  • Product catalogues are monitored and updated as and when required.
  • Increase the BBBEE spend according to the set procurement measurables.
  • Market conditions and new products are researched on monthly basis.

Country: South Africa
Location: Kempton Park

Job Qualification & Experience:

  • Grade 12 and Procurement/Logistics/Supply Chain-related Diploma/Degree/CIPS qualification.
  • 5 years of experience in the procurement field.
  • Knowledge of relevant products and materials and the requirements to procure and handle such; knowledge of best practice in terms of procurement optimization; comprehensive knowledge of contractual terms and contract management; basic knowledge of the BBBEE Act (53 of 2003) and the associated Codes of Good Practice.
  • Ability to read technical drawings.
  • Understands basic manufacturing processes and can apply this knowledge when procuring products.
  • Good decision making, follow up, quality orientation, problem solving, time management and negotiation skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel and Outlook) and JDE.

Company Description:

A global, technology-driven supplier of high-quality products and services to the mining, mineral beneficiation and power generation industries, which caters for diverse requirements of most mineral beneficiation needs, with emphasis on maintaining close customer relationships and partnerships to ensure optimum solutions. Based in Johannesburg, with branches nationwide as well as further afield in Africa and Internationally, the Group has several comprehensively-equipped manufacturing facilities which produce specific product lines.


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Procurement Officer, Kempton Park – Ref: 1023718-1

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