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BEE Position:
Vanderbijlpark, South Africa, Africa
Job type:
Full time


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About this job

Our client is seeking a qualified Procurement Specialist with a minimum 4 years’ experience in an integrated Supply Chain or procurement environment within the manufacturing sector. A solid background in procuring maintenance /engineering materials, raw materials and consumables is absolutely essential.

Key Result Areas

  • In conjunction with the Supply Chain Manager and Finance implement the company sourcing strategy including criteria / procedures for supplier selection, supplier selection method, and type of agreements including contract terms, durations and review.
  • Define buying negotiation strategy and finalize best terms and conditions.
  • Responsible for transactional procurement / buying.
  • Generate purchase orders using review planned purchase requirements or requisitions received from departmental heads using the system approved supplier list.
  • Procure all maintenance / engineering items as per maintenance requisitions or the sites Engineers / Operations Manager’s approval.
  • Ensure that all necessary materials required for the planned manufacturing orders are fulfilled on time and in full quantities.
  • Ensure all stock is securely and appropriately stored in order to prevent loss, theft, deterioration or misappropriation of stock items, and that all stock records are accurately and timeously maintained.
  • Assist and prepare areas of responsibility for stock take as per Group policy.
  • Review and analyse vendor performance
  • Attend daily production meetings.
  • Attend bi-weekly SOP meetings.
  • Attend MOC meeting for items and create / source new purchased items
  • Compile and submit accurate key reports and KPI / BIC reports.


Skills Required


  • Appropriate tertiary qualification


Essential Experience and Skills

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in an integrated Supply Chain or procurement environment within Manufacturing.
  • Must have a strong background in maintenance / engineering item buying
  • Knowledge of ERP System preferably BPCS, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & MS Access).
  • Knowledge of Corporate Governance Principles applicable to procurement processes.
  • Knowledge of Basic Conditions of Employment and Labour Relations Act. Knowledge of OHSA.


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