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Job Position: Buyer - Equity with disability


Ref: 2800 – Claire Gillmer

Location: Port Elizabeth

Salary: R277 517 to R366 088 per annum commensurate with experience and qualification


Qualifications / Requirements

•           Position is for equity Candidate with a valid disability (no wheel chairs due to nature of the job)

•           Purchasing Diploma / Certificate

•           MRP Understanding

•           SAP and Import/export understanding of codes as advantageous

•           Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar field

•           Ms Office competent - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Email and Internet (Intermediate Level)

•           Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

•           Ethical approach to work

•           Must be able to work independently and under pressure

•           Must have a positive momentum, solid work ethic and result driven

•           Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

•           SAP experience would be advantageous


Key Performance Areas:

•           Maintain vendor quotes: source suitable suppliers, update information on the purchasing database, maintain the price as circumstances require, investigate any deviation from price

•           Placement of orders:

-          Ensure that the best services and products are delivered at the right time and at the right price

-          Ensure agreements are applied

-          Manage automated supplier quotations

-          Constantly obtain comparative quotes

-          Ensure the shipping and Forex departments receive the necessary order detail for imported items

•           Procurement:

-          Ensure timeous deliveries to optimize lead time

-          Maintain a good supplier / customer relationship

-          Meet deadlines

•           Administration:

-          Ensure correct information is documented, obtained and processed

-          Maintain documentation required in respect of legislation

-          Follow up on outstanding orders

-          Ensure all orders are systematically filed and all relevant documentation are attached

-          Reduce stockholding

-          Ensure you understand BEE requirements and compliance

-          Establish correct part description by checking with the Engineering Department



Job Position: Procurement Officer (Equity)

Ref: 2769 – Claire Gillmer

Location: Port Elizabeth

Salary:  R25 000 per month commensurate with experience and qualification

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Relevant Degree / Diploma
  • Minimum of 5 years Procurement experience, within an automotive related environment
  • Candidate needs to have a technical background
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Superior communication skills, both verbal and written, coupled with excellent negotiation skills

Key Performance Areas:

  • Prepare, negotiate and manage contracts between the company and local suppliers
  • Assess local supplier performance
  • Involved in projects
  • Purchasing of spectrum of services
  • Obtaining necessary quotations in line with the procurement guidelines
  • Purchasing of production tools, equipment , spares and consumables
  • Obtain and review new supplier information



Job Position: Buyer (Parts) - Equity
Ref: 2482 – Claire Gillmer
Location: Port Elizabeth
Salary:  R17 500 to R18 800 per month commensurate with experience + R6615 car allowance, medical aid, provident fund and bonus

Qualifications / Requirements:
•    Be in possession of a National Diploma in Logistics / Purchasing
•    Minimum of 1 year experience in sourcing and or supply chain
•    Computer literacy at intermediate level (SAP advantageous)
•    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•    Ability to converse with personnel at all levels
•    Good negotiating skills
•    Possess good analytical ability, data rational with high attention to detail
•    Able to manage multiple activities and meeting deadlines
•    Have the ability to work in a team and independently
•    Be a good communicator at all levels
•    Have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Key Performance Areas:
•    Sourcing suppliers for all new parts
•    Manage progress through all stages of sourcing
•    Measuring of supplier performance
•    Maintaining of master data system
•    Managing the development warehouse (Store)