Procurement Operations Specialist (Manufacturing / Senior Buyer / EE) - Uitenhage, Port Elizabeth

Location: Uitenhage, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Date Posted: 30-11-2017
Reference number: MIM

Job description:

A leading multinational tire manufacturing company has an exciting opportunity which will be based in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Our client manufactures tires for automobiles, commercial trucks, light trucks, motorcycles, SUVs, race cars, airplanes, farm equipment and heavy earth-mover machinery.
Serves as first point of contact for suppliers related to category of spend. Supports Procurement Operations Leads with strategic supplier relationships through data-driven recommendations. At their level, ensures appropriate collaborative communication is occurring between strategic sourcing teams and shared services transactional teams.     
  • Partners with local procurement operations leadership to execute strategy at the regional/local level.     
  • Responsible for feedback and process improvement for all e-sourcing activities. 
  • Also accountable for compliance management.      
  • Supports Commercial Council through appropriate communication channels (informing and requesting feedback).
  • Accountable for meeting aspirational training goals for 7-Step Strategic Sourcing Process and Enhanced Sourcing Tools.
  • Serves as first point of contact for suppliers related to category of spend.   
Requirements :Qualifications & Skill
  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business or a related field.
  • Min 3 years of experience in a corporate setting required.
  • Prior experience in Procurement, Supply Chain or a related Operational function.
  • Fundamental knowledge of business processes.
  • Strong financial/statistical analysis, manufacturing processes, purchasing & technical experience
  • Strong Microsoft Access/Excel skills and/or other database programs.
  • Team player, strong communication skills, influence skills, self-directing, and ability to work in a very fast paced, multi-tasking environment.
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Michelle Muir
Senior Associate
CA Global Africa Recruitment 
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