Job TitleBuyer/Procurement Officer
Employment TypeFull Time
Experience3 to 5 years
SalaryR25000 to R30000
Job Published05 September 2023
Job Reference No.1605348776
Buyer/Procurement Officer Montague Gardens Cape town
Our client is looking for a young driven and detail-oriented raw Steel Buyer / Procurement Officer to be responsible for selecting and purchasing quality products for our business. 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. Knowledge of sales and marketing principles is advantageous.
Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field (Supply Chain Management/Business Administration)
3 years + experience in buying/procurement of raw products steel products or similar
Excellent computer skills (Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint).
Proficient in appropriate software (Pastel).
Critical thinking and negotiation skills.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
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 the 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.
Analyze market trends and apply this knowledge to make insightful buying decisions.
Coordinate with the inventory team, management, and stockroom as required.
Assess the quality of stock received and escalate any discrepancies to suppliers and management.