Senior Buyer – Procurement – Alberton – Ref: 1008853-26

  • Certificate
  • Alberton,
  • Posted 1 year ago
  • This position has been filled

Ref: 1008853-26

Job Description:

Our client is the market leader in slurry handling equipment. They currently have a vacancy for Senior Buyer in their Procurement department reporting to the Purchasing Manager. The successful incumbent will be responsible for purchasing of material, equipment and services to meet internal and external stakeholder’s requirement timeously.

They will be able to communicate professionally on all levels and hold a relevant degree together with 5 years’ experience in a similar role.

Position details:

Liaise with suppliers to contain costs and enhance service levels.

Liaise with internal and external stakeholders in order to enhance lead time and improve service levels.

Ownership of supplier order book.

Order book management.

Order confirmations.

Order placement.

Continues improvement actions to ensure OTD improvement.

Executing and driving down MRP exception messages.

Weekly supplier management and order book reports.

Slotting room management.

System update audit.

Supplier audits.

Stock level management and prevention of stock outs.

Supplier visit.

Effective management of direct reports.

Overdue management.

Support expeditors with day-to-day activities where needed.

Must travel locally.

Ensure adherence of all HSE and housekeeping requirements.

Adhere to all company policy at all times.

Country: South Africa
Location: Alberton

Job Qualification & Experience:

Minimum Qualifications

Matric / Grade 12 certificate.

Degree in logistics / purchasing management or equivalent.

Computer literate (MS Office), Advance Excel.

ERP System.

Minimum Experience:

5 years’ related experience in an engineering manufacturing environment.

Minimum Skills/Abilities:

Professional business communication at all levels.
Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to define and solve problems in a timely manner.
Ability to deal with difficult customers and respond promptly to customer needs.
Ability to balance team and individual responsibilities.
Ability to plan and prioritise work activities.
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Cost conscious.

Company Description:

Our client is the market leader in slurry handling equipment with specialisation in the delivery and support of a wide range of slurry equipment solutions including pumps, hydro-cyclones, valves, dewatering equipment, wear-resistant linings, rubber products, screening machines and centrifuges. With the addition of Trio, this extends to crushers, feeders, washers and material handling equipment for hard rock mining, sand and aggregate, and industrial markets. This broad portfolio of highly engineered core mill circuit products finds application in critical customer processes and is backed throughout the product lifecycle by high levels of aftermarket support.


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