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Operational Buyer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Johannesburg
Job TypePermanent
EducationBcom Supply Chain, Procurement or Purchasing
Experience5 Years' Experience

Job Description

A well-known FMCG company is looking for an Operational Buyer. The position requires the correct candidate to order materials, goods and plan maintenance for the machinery.

Key Requirements

• Matric

• Degree in Supply Chain, Procurement or purchasing

• Minimum 5 years’ experience in buying position

• MS Office, SAP & MRP

• Team player


• To ensure that suppliers are sourced and managed in line with the given budget.

• To efficiently communicate supplier selection requirements to the relevant strategic buyers.

• To achieve the agreed cost reduction targets in line with the strategic department.

• Transmit purchase orders to suppliers timeously and cost effectively, keeping in mind stock on hand, lead-times and effective order quantities. Always maintain the correct balance.

• To actively utilize SAP reporting to ensure that purchase orders are managed and maintained.

• Ensure weekly MRP reports are updated.

• Day to day claim management with suppliers and escalation and report of critical issues to Buyers immediately.

• Ensuring that Suppliers deliver materials and services on time.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 558 5110. You can also contact Stephanie on 021 555 0432

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