• Post Date: September 3, 2020
  • Apply Before: October 3, 2020
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Job Overview

Purchasing Manager

Rosslyn, Pretoria

Managing Director of Operation


Prerequisites for thisposition are as follows:

•         Degree/Diploma in Supply Chain Management / Purchasing / Logistics

•         Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Senior Purchasing / Logistics position withina


•         environment (experience gained within the Automotive Industry will be an


•         Experience in negotiating and managing supply, pricing and service contracts;

•         Understanding of basic accounting principles and Inco Terms

•         Advanced Computer skills proficient with MS Office, especially MS Excel

•         In-depth understanding of ERP utilizing MRP, JIT, JIS, KanBan, etc.

•         Pro-active with strong problem solving, analytical, management, interpersonaland

•         communication skills.

•         Able to deal effectively with competing priorities and deadlines, and handlemultiple


•         simultaneously, i.e. working within a pressurized work environment


Key Functions:

•         Development, management, and accountability of the Procurement department

           Withinthe organization, including but not limited to procurement policies, contract

            management, and supply management within the company, with the objective of

           optimizing theperformance of the supply chain.

•         Provides supervision, leadership, and support to a team of procurement


•         Develops and implements policies and efficient purchasing processes necessary

           for consistent operation of a purchasing department.

•         Manages, monitors, and coordinates all activities pertaining to the purchase ofraw

           materialsand services, ensuring that inventory is acquired in a cost-effective and  

           timely manner.

•         Resolves internal disputes and maintains positive internal relations.

•         Works with various departments to identify and develop relevant sourcing and

           procurement strategies.

•         Assesses, defines and resolves complex procurement issues, includingcontractual

           terms and conditions and escalations by stakeholders and suppliers.

•         Analyzes business conditions to determine current and future needs for supplies

           and materials.

•         Develops strong and mutually beneficial working relationships with key vendorsto

            ensure themost effective procurement approach and negotiates the most

             competitive pricingand price mechanisms, and delivery methods, and manages

             risk in the supply chain. Managesuppliers and performance.

•         Manages incoming materials, delivery costs, critical items, all additionalimports

            and exports, MRP template, freight forwarders, and engineering changes.

•         Load new vendors, k2s for price changes and new part notifications for all new


•         Investigate price savings, and invoice queries

•         Assist with quotations for new projects

•         Key performance indicators:

•         Red dot RAW

•         Freight cost

•         Total Stock value vs budget

•         None conformances from supply

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