Purchasing Manager – OEM, Mech Eng Procurement & Supply Chain experience – AA/EE – East Rand

East Rand, GAUTENG
Posted 3 months ago

Purchasing Manager – OEM / Mechanical Engineering Procurement & Supply Chain experience – East Rand – AA/EE

Purpose of role : Oversee supply chain management and procurement by effectively sourcing and buying materials, equipment, goods and services

Key accountabilities :

  • Managing vendors in accordance with prescribed purchasing regulations and procedures for the company
  • Ensure goods and services purchased are received from reliable sources, and are of the highest quality at the lowest possible cost, as well as delivered efficiently within prescribed time lines
  • Perform ongoing reviews and assessments of the capabilities / reliability of suppliers, quality of product and service, and best prices
  • Plan, direct and co-ordinate the activities of the Buyers in accordance with the company policies and procedures and meeting set deadlines and objectives
  • Develop, lead and implement purchasing strategies and contract management instructions, policies and procedures
  • Represent the company in negotiating contracts, strategies and closing deals with optimal terms and formulating policies with suppliers
  • Manage entire supply chain, ensuring continual optimisation of cost and supplier performance
  • Comply with and enforce all company policies and procedures
  • Assist fellow employees with daily functions as and when required
  • Carry out all other reasonable tasks that may be delegated from time to time

Minimum requirements :

  • Matric and diploma / degree in Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Business Studies
  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar management role
  • Computer literacy – MS Outlook, MS Excel and MS Word
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Mathematical literacy
  • Fluent in English
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills

Job Features

Job CategoryEngineering, OEM, Purchasing Manager

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