Buyer/Planner

at The FX Group (Pty) Ltd
Published July 4, 2024
Expires August 6, 2024
Location Benoni, South Africa
Category Procurement  
Job Type Full-Time  

Description

The Buyer/Planner is responsible for purchasing raw materials, components, and services to meet the production and customer requirements. This role evaluates and analyses supplier quotes, negotiates prices, maintains relationships with vendors, and ensures orders are delivered on time.

BUYER/PLANNER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Source, negotiate, and select vendors that meet the company’s quality, price, and delivery requirements
• Develop and maintain effective relationships with vendors and suppliers
• Monitor supplier performance in terms of quality, cost, and delivery
• Review and analyze purchase requisitions and generate purchase orders
• Monitor inventory levels to ensure minimum stock levels are maintained
• Ensure timely delivery of items and follow up with vendors on late orders
• Resolve invoice discrepancies with vendors
• Maintain accurate records of purchases, pricing, and other important data
• Prepare reports on purchase activity and supplier performance

BUYER/PLANNER REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

• Relevant tertiary qualification in procurement
• 3+ years of experience in purchasing, buying, and/or planning preferred
• Excellent communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills
• Strong knowledge of purchasing principles and procedures
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
• Able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Able to work independently and collaboratively with a team

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