Junior Buyer


Junior Buyer (POS ) Olifantsfontein / Midrand R 20 per monthJob Purpose:Sourcing, procuring and coordination of these items to limit costs and improve accuracy and customer serviceRequirementsMatric2-3 years buying experienceTechnical AptitudeFast learnerKey Duties and Deliverables:Performing the procurement for all company items office, product and services requirements;Sourcing various suppliers to get the best pricing;Negotiation of pricing with various suppliers;Creation of purchase orders on the accounting system and ensuring the appropriate management approval is received;Placing and tracking order from placement up to final arrival;Customer backorders ordered timeously and issued by warehouse;Create item codes and description based on current procedure;Prepare inventory analysis data on a weekly basis for Technical manager including as and when required;Reporting on the outstanding Purchase orders on a weekly basis;Arrange all local transport requirements with the sales department;Coordination of all imports of products sourced;Assist with all exports to customer;Ensure order accuracy;Assist the sales department with any stock queries relating to procurement;Ensure that adequate stock levels are maintained to service customers;Inventory monitoring and reporting internal & external;Servicing stock re-order levels;Monitoring and reporting on Supplier performance;Approve landed cost for all imports for final approval;Prepare freight estimations for Customer enquiries (both imports & exports);Advising on best freight options per Customer enquiry;Assist with monthly cycle counts, as well as selected item sample counts including the reconciliation thereof from floor to ERP.Meet and exceed the agreed performance objectives;Reporting on buying plan for cash flow purposes;Perform any ad hoc duties deemed appropriate by the Financial Manager.Creation of purchase orders on the accounting system and ensuring appropriate management approval is received;Obtain weekly forecasts from sales and projects to ensure accuracy of forecastsWeekly evaluation of Cable book, Major client books, project requirements and connectivity requirements;Obtaining approval for replenishment orders raised;Prepare and report on aging stock;Evaluate and execute actions to drive down aging stock;Maintain and create item codes;Handling and raising all buyouts received from ServicesArrange local requirements with Cost AccountantEnsure that adequate stock levels are maintained to service customers;Completion of new credit applications with vetting information (BEE)Maintain local supplier relationsAssist with monthly cycle counts, as well as selected item sample counts including the reconciliation thereof to ERP.Closing Date: 6 May
Posted
05/05/2022
Location
Johannesburg, GT, ZA