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Senior Purchasing Manager - from Manufacturing or Automotive industries 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 15 September

    Salary

  • Negotiable
  • Province

  • Springs, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng
  • Description


  • Our dynamic client, based in Gauteng, is looking for a well experienced and robust Purchasing Director to join their team.
    MINIMUM REQS:
    -Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing, Production/Operations Management
    -7-10 years progressive experience in Purchasing & Sourcing
    -extensive experience in the manufacturing or automotive industry, preferably in a strategic setting in a mid to large size organization.
    JOB FUNCTIONS:
    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 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 objectives. o Evaluate all purchase orders to ensure that order quantities are the most cost effective possible for material and freight costs.
    REQUIRED SKILL-SET:
    o Strong computer skills, ideally with experience using Windows-based PC programs
    o Problem solving skills o Ability to work under pressure and still maintain ideal disposition towards work o Ability to handle multiple tasks, with awareness of deadlines.

  • 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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Ad summary

  • Senior Purchasing Manager - from Manufacturing or Automotive industries in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng

  • Recruiter

    Xabisa Human Capital Solutions
  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    Negotiable

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