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PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST - 366730
FMCG / Retail / Wholesale
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Cape Town, Western Cape
To be responsible for the planning and procurement of inventory to meet current and future demand through the preparation and development of systems and forecasting and the improvement of procurement through good buying practices and the management of the supplier relationship.
Duties & Responsibilities
We are looking for an above-average Procurement Specialist to work within a manufacturing concern. You will have experience and skills working as a specialist in your field as well as an excellent customer-focused background.
Monitor and improve the running of the MRP and the procurement of materials
Forecasting and monitoring of required stock levels and supply patterns with strong involvement with top management
Responsible for planning, developing and buying materials
Maintain inventory levels in line with stock policy holding
Monitor buying and delivery variances in price and quantities
Manage and control defective/obsolete /redundant / surplus material
Liaise with accounts payable and internal customers
Liaise with suppliers on the quality and performance of products
Prepare purchase requisitions, create and execute purchase orders of materials and services
Liaise with suppliers on the availability of stock and future supply
Prepare reports and updates as and when required
Knowledge of the following areas is essential for this position
Material Planning and Procurement
Maintain a high level of accuracy in reviewing, preparing and entering financial information
Maintain confidentiality concerning financial matters
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in material planning and buying in a manufacturing environment.
Customer and Service relations
Planning and organizing
Meeting targets and deadlines
Negotiations and networking internally and externally
Good judgment and analytical ability
Accuracy and attention to detail
Leadership and teamwork
Commercial awareness of business drivers, including being forward-looking while learning from the past
Experience in Syspro or similar ERP system
The incumbent must demonstrate the following personal attributes:
Honest and trustworthy
Cultural awareness and sensitivity
Managing the balance between flexibility and strict disciplines and processes/procedures.
Sound work ethics
Package & Remuneration