BUYER - Tailormade Solution, Durban

  • Durban
  • Salary: R8 000.00 - R15 000.00 Per Month
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: FMCG, Purchasing
  • Posted by Tailormade Solution on Monday, February 24, 2020
  • Reference: 1626663
  • Apply before Friday, April 24, 2020 - 16 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Tailormade Solution

We are seeking a driven and detail-oriented Buyer to be responsible for selecting and purchasing quality products for our business.


Our company specializes in spices and seasoning.


Your responsibilities will include processing purchase orders, negotiating with suppliers, tracking orders, creating and maintaining an inventory, quality assurance and liaising with inventory teams and management. You will work with staff across departments to forecast the needs of the business and make purchase decisions based on demand.

You should be analytically minded and possess excellent negotiating skills to secure the best prices according to budget. Knowledge of sales and marketing principles is advantageous.

Buyer Responsibilities:

  • Research, select and purchase quality products and materials.
  • Build relationships with suppliers and negotiate with them for the best pricing.
  • Process requisitions and update management on status of orders.
  • Update inventory and ensure that stock levels are kept at appropriate levels.
  • Arrange transport of goods and track orders to ensure timely delivery.
  • Analyse market trends and upcoming traditional events and apply this knowledge to make insightful buying decisions.
  • Coordinate with inventory team, management, and stockroom as required.
  • Assess quality of stock received and escalate any discrepancies to suppliers and management.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Competitor analysis

Buyer Requirements:

  • Relevant experience preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills (Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Accpac).
  • Proficient in appropriate software.
  • Critical thinking and negotiation skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Occasional store visits
  • Able to work some Saturdays
  • To start asap and available for interviews

Apply before Friday, April 24, 2020 - 16 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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About Tailormade Solution

Our Strength lies in our passion for people, which defines us as a Preferred Service Provider who ensures that all staff supplied are tailored to meet the requirements of your organization. Our Database is comprised of semi-skilled, skilled and experienced personnel, ensuring that we are able to meet the constantly evolving needs of our Clients.

Tailormade Solution is committed towards filling the diverse requirements  of our Clients through the supply of Outsourced Labor, Permanent Placements and Training requirements. We take pride in fostering mutually beneficial partnerships in order to provide the best possible Client specific solutions.

Clients have total flexibility when making  use of our Outsourced Staff, allowing them to streamline or increase their staff compliment as required. We undertake all Human Resources and Industrial Relations responsibilities, allowing our Clients  to concentrate on their core business.