Procurement Agent - #305809

Hire Resolve


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Boksburg, Gauteng
Contract type: Full time
Hire Resolve's client is a leading manufacturing organization in Gauteng specializing in the production of high-quality goods. They are committed to delivering exceptional products and services to their customers while maintaining a strong focus on sustainability and ethical practices. As they continue to expand their operations, they are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Procurement Agent to join their team.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement procurement strategies to meet manufacturing requirements, including sourcing suppliers, negotiating contracts, and securing the best pricing and terms for materials, equipment, and services.
  • Conduct market research to identify potential suppliers and maintain a strong understanding of market trends, pricing, and industry best practices.
  • Evaluate supplier performance through vendor assessments and regular audits to ensure compliance with quality standards and delivery timelines.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment with production schedules and demand forecasts, and proactively address any potential supply chain disruptions.
  • Manage the purchase order process, including reviewing requests, selecting suppliers, and negotiating terms and conditions to optimize supplier performance and minimize costs.
  • Monitor inventory levels and implement inventory management strategies to maximize working capital efficiency while minimizing stockouts and excess inventory.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, leveraging these partnerships to continuously improve quality, delivery, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Work closely with the legal and compliance teams to ensure contract terms and conditions are adhered to and manage any supplier disputes or performance issues as they arise.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, attend conferences, and participate in professional development opportunities to enhance procurement knowledge and skills.


Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, logistics, or a related field.
  • At least 3 years of proven experience working as a procurement agent in the manufacturing industry.
  • In-depth understanding of procurement best practices, sourcing strategies, and contract negotiation.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make well-informed decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (Written and Verbal) in both English and Afrikaans
  • Proficient in using procurement software and systems.
  • Knowledge of local and international procurement regulations, customs procedures, and import/export processes.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Strong negotiation and relationship management skills.
  • Must have a valid SA driver’s license.


Contact Hire Resolve today for your next career-changing move

  • Our client is offering a highly competitive salary for this role based on experience.
  • Apply for this role today, contact Ashley Feldtmann at Hire Resolve or on LinkedIn
  • You can also visit the Hire Resolve website: hireresolve.us or email us your CV: [email protected]

We will contact you telephonically in 3 days should you be suitable for this vacancy. If you are not suitable, we will put your CV on file and contact you regarding any future vacancies that arise




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