Procurement/Buyer - JHB South - Hill Appointments, Johannesburg South

  • Johannesburg South
  • Salary: R12 000.00 - R18 000.00 Per Month (Negotiable)
  • Bonus: tbc
  • Commission: no
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by Hill Appointments on Tuesday, June 2, 2020
  • Reference: copy-buy 001
  • Apply before Sunday, August 2, 2020 - 26 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Hill Appointments

Position:              Buyer – International/Local Purchases

Report to:           Financial Manager


Brief overview:

The successful candidate will be fully responsible for:

  • Obtaining quotes from designated suppliers for stock orders from the Stock Controller
  • Obtain pricing and delivery for customer orders from Internal Sales
  • Calculate the landed cost
  • Write out the requisition
  • Ensure that the requisition is signed before placing orders
  • Scan and email all purchase orders to relevant suppliers
  • Follow the Schedule of Authorities
  • Ensuring an order confirmation is received within a 48 hour period
  • Update Macola with the promised delivery dates
  • Arrange the shipment of ready orders using chosen freight forwarders
  • Have the ability to consolidate shipments from various suppliers in one country
  • Cost and process  the shipment once the goods have arrived in stores
  • Communicate to relevant Internal Customers of what stock has been received
  • Do a monthly graph of On Time Delivery performance per supplier
  • Sit in on monthly S&OP meeting to take minutes, type and distribute to all
  • Attend the weekly Ops meetings
  • Have monthly skype calls with suppliers to build and strengthen relationships
  • Be responsible for month end / Creditors: Group and Non Group suppliers
  • Run  reports three times a week to ensure all deliveries are on track
  • Alert the Stock Controller / Planner of any delays in advance
  • Weekly update report to relevant people internally giving latest outstanding orders and promised delivery dates (any delays must be accompanied by a Late Material Notification)
  • Ensure that all supplier price increases are within a minimum acceptance to be approved by Senior Management. 
  • Ensure all foreign invoices are sent for fwd cover
  • Ensure that bank copies for Group and Non Group are sent at least a week in advance
  • Forward the monthly supplier bank recon per supplier payment to relevant suppliers
  • Ability to follow and improve where necessary set procedures
  • Assist with stock takes on the admin side
  • Assist with back up for reception when necessary
  • Print the daily foreign currency rate schedule
  • Be flexible as working late may sometimes be required


Candidate Requirements

  • Matric
  • 4-6 Years international buying experience
  • Pastel Experience

Must reside in the south or east rand

  • Attention to detail
  • Must be pro-active
  • Good communication skills
  • Be able to work under pressure
  • Be able to multi task
  • Have strong negotiation skills
  • Be able to work on excel
  • Be in tune with time zones of different countries
  • Know about foreign currency
  • Must have strong organizational and planning skills
  • Be able to work independent and as a team player
  • Good typing skills
  • Be able to work in Word
  • Be able to work in Power point
  • Be able to do graphs
  • Be willing to attend training
  • Be self-motivated
  • Must be punctual
  • Must not be a clock watcher
  • Preferably a non-smoker
  • Must have own transport
  • Must not live too far away from work
This position reports to: Procurement Manager Apply before Sunday, August 2, 2020 - 26 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 Hill Appointments

Hill Appointments is an established and recognised specialist recruitment agency. Our aim is to provide our valued clients with personal and professional outstanding service, and we strive to maintain the highest standard of excellence in our relationships with our applicants and clients.

Our company is built on solid, friendly, ethical and personal relationships, and we’ve built long standing relationships with clients and candidates alike spanning over a 20 year period, many using us exclusively for all their recruitment needs.

Our company has been a member of APSO since 1998 and we adhere to the body’s principles and code of ethics which is a pre-requisite in a highly service driven industry.

Our value added services and professionalism in every consultation is what separates us to competitors.

We utilize trusted and modern methods to source quality staff within specific industries, and we are constantly evolving to match and exceed expectations within the high demands of the industry.

Hill Appointments diligently strives to supply the most qualified and suitable candidate as per our clients high level requirements.

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