Senior Technical Buyer, Boskop – Ref: 1066415-6

  • B.Com
  • Boskop,
  • Posted 11 months ago
  • This position has been filled
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Ref: 1066415-6

Job Description:

Solutions for a changing world. “Voted among the top employers to work for and 100 of Germany’s Most Attractive Employers – Engineering student 2017”.

One of the world’s top suppliers with ambitious growth targets. They set the global standard for excellence in a wide array of disciplines. They devise solutions that turn change into opportunity.

Currently sourcing a Senior Technical Buyer to scan, analyse and select suppliers of goods and services in order to negotiate and conclude multiyear supply contracts for the successful execution of the business plan in terms of total cost of ownership, quality, delivery and long-term sustainability of the business. The ultimate goal is to identify strategic suppliers, segmentation of products, cost analysis and monitor of market trends, suppliers development, rationalize supplier numbers and to negotiate and enter into cost effective supply contracts with suppliers to achieve the cost savings targets set by management.

Position details:

Type: Permanent
Reports to: Executive Manager:
Primary purpose: To scan, analyse and select suppliers of goods and services in order to negotiate and conclude multiyear supply contracts for the successful execution of the business plan in terms of total cost of ownership, quality, delivery and long-term sustainability of the business. The ultimate goal is to identify strategic suppliers, segmentation of products, cost analysis and monitor of market trends, suppliers development, rationalize supplier numbers and to negotiate and enter into cost effective supply contracts with suppliers to achieve the cost savings targets set by management.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Negotiate and enter into multiyear cost effective contracts with major supplier in conjunction with Executive Manager Procurement and GM Supply Chain.
  • Determine and ensure strategic suppliers for the specific specialised area or commodity existence in the long term.
  • Procurement of products, locally and overseas.
  • Ensure on time delivery of goods to customers.
  • Liaise with cross functional teams for inputs in selection of new suppliers.
  • Ensure that the regulations applicable are followed correctly.

Country: South Africa
Location: Boskop

Job Qualification & Experience:

  • B.Com /B.Tech / Technical qualification or relevant NQF Level 6 in management or equivalent qualification.
  • Commercial qualification and/or project management experience will add an advantage.
  • 5 Years of procurement management experience in a technical / mechanical environment.
  • 3 Years of material handling experience.
  • Strong commercial orientation and planning skills with highly organised approach.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Advanced computer literacy (MS Office packages).
  • Ability to work independently, show initiate and demonstrate good judgement.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Sound financial and technical background is essential.
  • Driver’s license in essential.

Company Description:

Solutions for a changing world. Our client operates internationally as a successful company. Last year, they were once again voted among the top employers by students in an Engineering Edition, and “Universum Top 100 Germany’s Most Attractive Employers – Engineering student 2017”.

One of the world’s top suppliers with ambitious growth targets. They set the global standard for excellence in a wide array of disciplines. They place great emphasis on mobility and security. They devise solutions that turn change into opportunity. With their technologies in the automotive and defence sectors they ensure these changes follow a safe and reliable path.

With subsidiaries in Europe, North America and Asia their focus is on Asia, the Middle East, South America, South Africa and African countries.

The group offers broad opportunities for development to anyone who wishes to face new challenges, and not only in traditional management careers. As a technology group, our client pays particular attention to the skills of technical specialists.

Seize the opportunity to play a key role with this exciting Global Leader. Work on cutting edge technology.

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

Senior Technical Buyer, Boskop – Ref: 1066415-6

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