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Job Offer: Junior Buyer (jb4199):

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   . Full Time

   . R16,500 - R18,500 per month

   . Mar 12, 2024

   . May 11, 2024

"Junior Buyer (JB4199)

Modderfontein, Gauteng

R16 500 to R18 500 a month CTC


Our Client who has a steadfast commitment to supplying the South African market, who diligently source and manufacture premium cake décor, is seeking a dedicated and professional Junior Buyer to join their team. They strive to offer their customers only the finest cake décor available. Supported by an broad sales network, their dedicated team stands ready to provide comprehensive assistance and support to meet their clients needs

Minimum General Requirements:

Diploma or Higher certificate in supply chain management

2 – 3 year’s practice in a buying position. Preference will be given to candidates with exposure to international buying

Advanced Excel (not negotiable)

Problem solver with strong negotiation expertise (not negotiable)

Effective communication expertise, both written and verbal

Must be able to work quickly and as part of a team

Position will suit an analytical person with a passion for figures and someone who is willing to go the extra mile

tasks and Responsibilities:

Research, select and negotiate prices on quality products and materials in line with company policies

Monthly (and adhoc) stock takes to confirm purchasing quantities

Calculating orders for stock (both local and International) and submit orders to Purchasing Manager for approval

Upon order approval, place import orders timeously with overseas suppliers to ensure that stock is received by required date

Obtain the necessary information for logistics and freight of import orders – weight, volume, type of packaging and communicate with freight and logistics companies

Communicate collection dates on import orders with freight forwarding and clearing agents and follow up regularly on updates. Communicate expected delivery dates with Purchasing Manager

Place approved orders for local suppliers on electronic stock system

Build relationships with South African suppliers and ensure timeous delivery of orders

Follow up regularly on outstanding orders to ensure smooth operations at company

Required to assist with annual stock taking

Regular updates of electronic inventory records and ensure that stock levels are kept at appropriate levels

Update pricing information on electronic system and raise variances with Purchasing Manager

Process GRN’s on system

Raise stock exceptions with Purchasing Manager and suppliers. Follow up with suppliers until resolution

Update costing spreadsheets in Excel after international orders are received

Regular research of industry and keeping updated with developments within the industry

General administrative functions, and other adhoc tasks

Please email your full comprehensive CV to [email protected] and quote JB4199 in the subject line

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