Senior Buyer - #366813

MASA Outsourcing (Pty) Ltd

Date: 6 days ago
City: Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
Contract type: Full time
Reference: PE000951-M -1

Our client is seeking a Senior Buyer to join their team.

  • A National Diploma in Purchasing Management/Supply Chain Management or equivalent. 
  • Minimum of 5 years experience with relevant purchasing knowledge of raw materials with complex specifications, including
  • Experience with imports. 
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in supervising or managing staff in a purchasing environment.

  • Responsible for supervising/managing staff. 
  • Responsible for purchasing various goods including machinery, equipment, raw materials, and/or other supplies for internal consumption. 
  • Reviewing purchase orders, assessing with other departments to verify orders, contacting vendors, and evaluating bids/quotations offered by suppliers. 
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of various purchasing procedures, inventories, accounts, proposals, and similar preparations and processing of special customer orders. 
  • Request inventory counts and/or stock checks where appropriate. 
  • Obtaining and negotiating prices, delivery, terms, and sources of supply following specified policies and procedures. 
  • Ensure and maintain daily outputs. 
  • Verify charges indicated on purchase orders and requisitions against cost center accounts. 
  • Verify bids offered on "substitute" items against specifications and, if necessary, with ordering departments. 
  • Utilize the ERP system i.e. automated purchasing system  in the processing of appropriate documentation. 
  • Importation of raw materials. 
  • Stock ordering and monitoring. 
  • Evaluate and review bids/quotations submitted by suppliers. 
  • Monitor supplier performance concerning delivery, quality, and quantity. 
  • Assist in the identification and establishment of sources of supply and the inspection of samples. 
  • Expedite goods by contacting vendors regarding shortages and administering overcharges and breakage, etc. 
  • Investigate information about the preparation of proposals and specifications. 
  • Develop and maintain files of reference materials such as supply catalogs and brochures. 
  • Perform any other incidental tasks, as needed. 
Medical aid. 
Pension/Provident Fund. 
13th cheque (Management discretion)

plus Medical aid and provident fund

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