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Job offer #1,122,978,914 in Paarl (Western Cape), South Africa

The buyer function is responsible for sourcing equipment, goods and services and managing vendors. This position will be able to perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, search for better deals and find more suitable suppliers. Duties and responsibilities: Provide support to internal customers by always ensuing the inventory levels are maintained Provide support to external customers by quickly supplying information to internal customers, enabling them to effectively and accurately communicate to their customers Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of stock & demand relating to raw materials and consumables: o Establish & maintain agreed maximum and minimum stock levels as well as other inventory parameters o Capture & process all purchasing transactions on the ERP system o Expedite material delivery o Process material returns Establish a close working relationship with the finance department and assist in facilitating the payment process Source and qualify key vendors Establish supplier measurement with clear parameters to actively manage suppliers Build and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers Connect R&D to readily available market products for cost reduction initiatives Key performance indicators: Management of inventory turns on annual basis Measure on time delivery and consistency in quality of products Readily available inventory on hand while maintaining low inventory cost Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in job-related area 4-5 Years industry experience in Buying within a manufacturing environment Mechanical and Electrical knowledge and experience will be essential Strong Oral and Written Communication Skills Necessary Only short- listed candidates will be contacted.

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