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Junior Buyer (Mining / Purchasing / Sourcing / Procurement / SAP) – Limpopo, South Africa

Limpopo, South Africa
Reference Number: 002 2503 SV
 
Job Description:
Our client is seeking a junior buyer to start immediately with previous buying experience on SAP to join their team, doing sourcing for their operation situated nearby Thabazimbi. He/she will be reporting directly to the Senior Buyer in site. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Purchase goods and services as required by the company, in line with policies and procedures and to agreed service levels (direct output, service authority).
  • Source non-contracted goods and services competitively, from reputable suppliers and advise the Senior Buyer of contract opportunities (direct output, service authority).
  • Research and choose reliable supplier base. Verify potential new suppliers and provide on-boarding support to them (direct output, service authority).
  • Track, analyse and monitor supplier performance on an ongoing basis and escalate major supplier performance issues for resolution (direct output, service authority).
  • Use judgement to quicken outstanding orders to ensure on-time, in-full delivery (direct output, service authority).
  • Perform required administration and reporting activities timeously and to the right quality standards (direct output, service authority).
  • Advise the Senior Buyer of process optimisation opportunities (direct output, advisory authority).
  • Operate independently and in conjunction with a globally-dispersed team.
  • Advise the Senior Buyer of process optimisation opportunities (direct output, advisory authority).
  • Operate independently and in conjunction with a globally-dispersed team.
  • Engage with senior stakeholders to deliver in the absence of a locally-based manager.
  • Build constructive relationships with corporate end-users and provide ongoing coaching and training to them (direct output, service authority).
  • Identify and negotiate beneficial options and confirm and track savings. Individual milestones must be managed and tracked.
  • Achieve targets and work within deadlines in line with your team’s Key Performance Indicators and Strategy.
 
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • A relevant tertiary qualification (Logistics, Purchasing or Supply chain management)
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Numeric skills essential
  • Must be computer literate in MS Office with intermediate to advanced level of Excel skills
  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • Strong experience on SAP
 
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • 6-month contract
  • Preference will be given to applicants from the Thabazimbi or Rustenburg areas but a lot of the work can be done remotely
 
 
Please apply directly by clicking on the ‘apply now button’ and visit www.camining.com for the latest CA Mining jobs.
 
Simone Verdoodt
Recruitment Consultant
CA Mining 
 
Should you not receive a response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. Your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

 
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