Logistics, Warehouse & Freight
KwaZulu Natal
Market related
DUR001359 Buyer – Pinetown
Purpose of the Job:
The Buyer will be responsible for purchasing materials and supplies, negotiating deals with suppliers, researching possible item selections, and taking inventory of current products.
Required Qualifications and Experience
  1. Matric
  2. Tertiary qualification in Purchasing or related
  3. 3 years Procurement in manufacturing environment
Technical Competencies and responsibilities
  1. Perform Purchase order processing on allocated commodities
  2. Assist with price negotiations with suppliers
  3. Carry out cost models and bench marking exercises
  4. Liaise with suppliers regarding quality and delivery issues
  5. Assist with sourcing of materials
  6. Assist with Rationalisation projects
  7. Assist with cost saving and reductions projects
  8. Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good regular communications
  9. Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken n relation to all supplier relationships
Behavioural Competencies:
  1. Communication skills (verbal and written)
  2. Ability to work in a team
  3. Time management ability
  4. Interpersonal skills
  5. Analytical thinking skills
  6. Ability to work under pressure
  7. Problem solver
  8. Deadline driven
  9. Attention to detail
  10. Negotiation skills
Highly competitive, but dependent upon qualifications and experience.
Only candidates with the minimum requirements will be considered.
For more information please contact:
Jenny Kelawon