Purchasing Director - with Manufacturing/Automotive experience in Gauteng - Xabisa Human Capital Solutions

Xabisa Human Capital Solutions

Xabisa Human Capital Solutions is a Recruitment Agency as well as offers HR Advisory, Training, IR support and General HR Consulting services. Recruiter from sector Human Resources

    About this job ad 12 September


  • Negotiable
  • Province

  • Brakpan, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng
  • Description

  • Develop strategies in cost saving interventions.
    o Establishing and maintaining measurable performance metrics for all levels of
    procurement activities to include but not limited to supplier performance, supplier
    quality, internal order placement performance, buyer activity levels, financial (AP)
    performance, and material shortage elimination.
    o Report to management the measurable status of progress and corrective actions as it
    pertains to supplier performance.
    o Ensure performance improvement and recovery plans are developed, issued, tracked
    and reported on as required for supply base management and improvement.
    o Negotiate and execute purchase orders or vendor contracts and pricing as needed to
    support the critical business needs.
    o Manage material flow to insure inventory is maintained to the optimum level to support
    on time customer deliveries while keeping inventory holdings at the appropriate levels.
    o Strategically develop and implement supply chain strategies covering all services and
    supplier processes to deliver maximum value, leverage, and standardization.
    o Strategic sourcing process to drive cost out of the supply chain by managing the
    following: Negotiation strategies including Terms and Conditions Supplier selection/deselection,
    evaluation and rationalization of Supply chain solutions, including vendor
    managed inventory (VMI), supplier consignment, safety stock levels, etc.
    o Leads product development strategies in line with corporate initiatives to improve
    supply chain efficiencies and reduce the total cost of supply chain management.
    o Drives usage of cost models to understand significant cost drivers.
    o Manages all activities that develop relationships with suppliers.
    o Manages materials savings initiatives in line with profit plan and overall business
    o Evaluate all purchase orders to ensure that order quantities are the most cost effective
    possible for material and freight costs. o Responsible for staff

  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 7
  • Language(s): English
  • Driver's license: EB ,B
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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