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City of Johannesburg, Gauteng 7 April

Cathtect Engineering

  • Description

  • An electrical engineering company in Lea Glen (Roodepoort) is looking for a Buyer with 5 years’ experience in procurement.

    The applicant will be responsible for the purchasing of materials, electrical components, tools, equipment, supplies etc.

    Experience in Buildsmart is preferred but not essential

    The responsibilities of the Buyer include, but are not limited to :

    Purchasing of materials, components, tools, equipment, supplies etc. on behalf of the company.

    Negotiate optimal pricing and discounts with suppliers.

    Negotiate optimal lead times for the supply of items and follow up on deliveries.

    Initiate data files for the consolidation of BOM and update the BOM to suit the ideal product listed items.

    Maintain data and prepare monthly report & file.

    Source optimal suppliers for products and materials.

    Source and identify alternative components.

    Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.

    Analyse market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material availability.

    Resolve vendor and/or contractor grievances and claims against suppliers.

    Processes for requisitions: Group purchases to secure price advantages of quantity buying; compose and edit specifications; solicit formal bids in accordance with standard procedures and solicit informal bids by telephone, fax, email or personal contact; and compare and analyse price quotations.

    Study quality of products, determine vendors from whom purchases will be made, place orders, negotiate and renew contracts, investigate complaints and secure adjustments.

    Maintain accuracy of required Quantities, delivery/collection dates.

    Formulate and manage the weekly driver schedule for deliveries/collections.

    Compile and maintain product codes for products

    Maintain product price list for sales

    Create and maintain MRP’s for selected products.

    Capturing of invoices

    Admin assistance to Accounts Dept

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Grade 12 /N4 (Matric)
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Buyer

  • Recruiter

    Cathtect Engineering

  • Province

    City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary


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