BUYER

Location
Cape Town, Cape Town Metro
Salary
Market related
Posted
04 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018

BUYER

The successful candidate will report to the Financial Manager.

KEY JOB OUTPUTS:

  • Handle all company purchasing
  • Negotiating prices with suppliers locally, oversea and delivering on time
  • Compiling a preferred supplier list and control thereof
  • Ensuring requisitions are signed off by signatories
  • Sourcing procurement requirements and deciding on quotes received or sourcing alternative quotes
  • Completing the necessary financial documentation
  • Daily enquiries and follow up on outstanding orders
  • Stock Control, stock counting and reconciliation thereof
  • Co-ordinate and collection of staff
  • Supervise store staff and company drivers
  • Responsible for staff transport arrangements
  • Provide support to the Accounting staff as and when required

REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Matric / Grade 12 with relevant tertiary education in procurement and store management
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar position in manufacturing environment
  • Extensive experience in Buying is essential (Technical buying skills as well)
  • Excellent computer literacy skills – MS Word, MS Excel and ACCPAC would be advantage

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sound knowledge of relevant statutory legislation
  • Knowledge of technical environment in the food industry will be an advantage
  • Good organizational skills, and the ability to work independently
  • Strong numerical and problem solving skills are essential
  • Speed, accuracy and the ability to work under pressure
  • Sober working habits, good time management
  • Team work
  • Knowledge of Cape Town and surrounding areas

COMPENTENCIES:

  • Professionalism and integrity
  • Strong interpersonal; skills
  • High energy and sense of urgency
  • Excellent written and oral communication abilities
  • Organizational and negotiation skills
  • Be able to work under pressure
  • Risk management

 

The appointment will be in line with the Company’s Employment Equity Plan.

If you are interested in the above position, submit your complete CV with a covering letter to

johanw@slipperbay.co.za

before the closing date or fax: 022-7361282

 

CLOSING DATE:      WEDNESDAY 18 APRIL 2018

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