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Job TitleLocal Buyer
Employment TypeFull Time
Experience5 to 10 years
SalaryR30000 to R40000
Job Published28 August 2023
Job Reference No.410219233
Local Buyer required for a reputable automotive manufacturing company based in East London, Eastern Cape
- Grade 12 with a recognized Bachelors Degree
- Demonstrated experience in purchasing processes ; sourcing, negotiation techniques, contract management and operational procurement
- Minimum 5 years of experience in the Automotive Components Sector
- Advanced Computer literacy
- Excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills
- Direct and Indirect Purchasing experience
- Demonstrated experience in localizing various imported products
- Advanced analytical skills
- Provide market intelligence for global/regional category strategy development
- Focus on local execution of category strategies; execute local supplier management and provide field support for global/regional categories
- Develop sourcing strategies for materials and services not covered by category strategies based on demand, supply market and supplier analysis
- Manage contracts and supply issues; prepare, conclude and maintain contract documents
- Conduct defined P2P activities for local demands according to standard processes; drive operational efficiency of the local purchasing function (steering and controlling)
- Plan, generate, track and document relevant savings and other KPIs in order to ensure compliant realistation of relevant targets and contribute to the success of the business
- Fulfill primary role as contact for business partners/stakeholders at assigned sites; understand and agree on site-specific measures and projects; foster early involvement in local initiatives
- Initiate working capital initiatives.
Should you wish to apply please email your CV through to Kerry O’Hagan at Kerry@profilepersonnel.co.za
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