47064 / Purchasing Manager - East Rand in Gauteng - Unique Personnel

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Unique Personnel provides a total solution in human resource management and staffing recruitment. We strive to align the right people to your business so that these human resources can realize your company's goals. Simply, unique staffing solutions and personnel search. Recruiter from sector Human Resources, located in Gauteng, From 11 to 50 workers

    About this job ad 3 October


  • Alberton, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng
  • Description

  • A very well-established FMCG company based in Johannesburg is looking to employ a Procurement Manager with sound knowledge in FMCG, the individual must have 5-8 years’ senior management experience in contract management, managing ad procuring bulk silo materials, packaging and raw materials and/or services. This relevant individual must have sound experience managing a team, continuous improvements, cost reduction and avoidance experience, projects and savings initiatives. Preference will be given to individuals who are based on a factory site as opposed to head office. Departmental Overview Procurement department must plan, organise, direct, manage, and evaluate all purchasing/ procurement activities, policies, strategies etc. including the identification of opportunities for operational improvements. Responsible for the following Sites: Isando pet food dry facility Protec Park pet food biscuit facility Ndabeni wet pet food facility Purchasing manager will be responsible for buying the best quality raw materials, packaging, goods and services for at the most competitive prices. The purchasing manager needs to be good at negotiating, networking and dealing with numbers, as well as dealing with other factors such as sustainability, risk management and ethical issues. Education Degree i.e. BCom in procurement, purchasing, supply chain management or other relevant degree. Registrations Registration with CIPS. Minimum Experience Experience in FMCG at least 5 years this is not negotiable Must have management at least 5 years in FMCG not negotiable Silo management experience not negotiable Vendor and material management experience not negotiable Contract management experience not negotiable FMCG Core packers and third party not negotiable Systems Must be competent in MRP systems, adequate knowledge of SYSPRO will be an added advantage Advanced knowledge and comprehension of Excel not negotiable Microsoft Office good knowledge Skills Sound knowledge of working capital procurement and inventory management Good interpersonal skills based on experience dealing with vendors Good understanding of manufacturing operations Excellent communication and negotiation skills Ability to work under pressure Strong analytical skills Problems solving skill Good time management Prudent negotiation with persuasion skills Analytical thinker Problem solver and decision maker management of material resources project management The Purchasing Manager will have three direct reports: Buyer: Raw materials, Buyer Silo Materials/Third Party, Buyer: Packaging Work Values Task orientated Embrace progressive opportunities and good working conditions Adhere to a strict code of ethical conduct Offer supportive management Typical Work Activities The level of responsibility held by the purchasing manager will also influence responsibilities: Silo Management analysis of bin dip readings vs replenishment and contracts vs forecast Managing silo and commodity contracts and monitoring their progress, checking the quality of service provided Third Parties/Core packer management of packaging and raw materials at supplier Process development: finished goods, raw materials and ingredients management of purchase orders and sign-off MRP maintenance ensuring system detail is correct, orders based on supply, demand and available stock for finished goods, raw materials and packaging Forecasting levels of demand for services and products to meet the business needs and keeping a constant check on stock levels Liaising between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers Keeping contract files and using them as reference for the future Ensuring suppliers are aware of business objectives Training and supervising subordinates Implementing the procurement strategy, cost savings initiates and continuous improvement.
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    Inherent Requirements

    Degree i.e. BCom in procurement, purchasing, supply chain management or other relevant degree. Experience in FMCG at least 5 years this is not negotiable Must have management at least 5 years in FMCG not negotiable

  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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  • 47064 / Purchasing Manager - East Rand in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng

  • Recruiter

    Unique Personnel
  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

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