Shipping Specialist And Buyer

Qualifications & Experience: MatricMicrosoft Office (Advanced Excel)Tertiary qualifications in supply-chain / shipping / logistics would be beneficialIn-depth knowledge and experience on ERP systemsWe are looking for an individual who is passionate about international procurement and the challenges around imports and exports.This person needs to be well experienced in INCOTERMs and global logistics handling.Buying and procurement experience would be an advantage.Supply chain knowledge and experience3-5 years working experience in a similar roleMining Industry knowledgeDuties & Responsibilities: Responsible for obtaining and negotiating importing quotes for all air and sea freight rates with freight forwarders.Cleverly combine shipments and arrange bookings with carriers or freight forwarders.Procure stock from overseas, process purchase orders and liaise with our foreign vendors.Assist with exports to other countries.Provide assistance for duties pertaining to the import and export control function as required.Responsible for local consumable buying.Expedite according to the companys demand. Maintain back orders and inform the rest of the supply-chain team on expected delivery dates.Adhere to company standards, policies and procedures as well as customers standards at all times.Soft Skills: Well-organised work ethicGood multi-taskerEfficient and productive under pressureExcellent communication and interpersonal skillsAttention to detailNegotiating skillsDecision-making skillsGood team player as well as independent workerFluent in English.Excellent written and verbal skills in English.Deadline driven
Johannesburg, GT, ZA