GUD Filters | Pietermaritzburg, ZN, ZA

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Job category: FMCG, Retail, Wholesale and Supply Chain Contract: Permanent Remuneration: Market Related EE position: Yes About our company Introduction G.U.D. Holdings is looking for an experienced Buyer to join our Supply Chain team in Pietermaritzburg. You will be responsible for ensuring the cost-effective procurement of Bill of Material items against purchase orders, on time in full (OTIF), and in line with standard operating procedures and quality systems. Responsibilities will include satisfying the demands of the Manufacturing departments at all Production sites, by maintaining continuity of supply, using the ‘MRP’ concept and in accordance with set inventory targets. Be responsible for all operational Supply & Demand activities related to the purchase of imported raw materials and imported finished products by ensuring constant inter-action and communication with the supply base. Other duties include maintaining target stock holding for BOM items, Control of aged stock & obsolescence, close out of supplier NCNs and ensuring Supplier DOTIF targets are met. The main responsibilities of this position include: Ensure that a FC is shared monthly with all suppliers Ensure proactive management of short stocks, overstocks and mitigation plans for stock shortages Ensure stocking policies are understood and used for planning purposes Optimize inventory levels while supporting targeted vendor service levels Implement action plans to reduce Old and Slow products at vendor and Company sites Manage raw material back orders on a weekly basis, with necessary actions taken to eliminate Track attainment (purchase to plan) and ensure deliveries are met in line with agreed supplier lead times Develop S&OP Summaries Track and report KPI for vendors DOTIF review and report on failures Manage open vendor reports weekly, close out old orders and report on shortages with mitigation Complete GRRRN and SNCN actions were applicable Ensure all import suppliers payments are managed and closed out in terms of their agreed terms Ensure all invoices are checked and sent to finance for payment and that any deviations, concessions, scrap notes and reworks are managed through the process Actively participate in supply chain development initiatives, identify and implement opportunities to reduce the time it takes to do routine work activities, identify cost saving opportunities and actively support culture improvement drive within the team Matric plus relevant tertiary qualification in Procurement / Purchasing / Supply Chain Minimum 2 years’ experience in a Buyer role with proven experience in Planning using MRP, Stock Management as well as Old and Slow Management Experienced on JDE E1 / SAP System Fully computer literate with appropriate MS Office skills, especially MS Excel (including graphs) Must be able to work independently in a high pressure, deadline driven environment whilst maintaining accuracy & attention to detail Applicants who have not heard from us within 60 days of their application may assume that their application has been unsuccessful, and are hereby thanked for their interest. Position will be filled in line with the Company's transformation objectives