Shipping Specialist And Buyer-Ekurhuleni (East Rand)

Shipping Specialist and Buyer-Ekurhuleni (East Rand)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 timesTertiary 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.Supply chain knowledge and experience3-5 years working experience in a similar roleMining Industry knowledgeBuying and procurement experience would be an advantage.
Johannesburg, GT, ZA