Buyer (Automotive)

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Location: Perseverance
Profile: Supply Chain  (Procurement)
Career level: 3 years
Employment: Permanent
EE / Non-EE: On merit
Salary:  Negotiable (Prov/pen fund and annual performance bonus)
Working Hours: 40-hour week

A vacancy exists in the Purchasing Department for an experienced Buyer that will assist the Purchasing Manager to source quality products in a cost-effective and efficient manner.


  • Placing of duly authorised purchase orders for consumables, maintenance spares and raw materials, controlling all imported material for Production.
  • Liaising with suppliers ensuring optimum pricing and timeous delivery of goods.
  • Investigate and develop alternative sources of supply.
  • Supervise cyclical stock counts of consumables.
  • Resolve queries and stock issues with suppliers and stores.
  • Conduct pricing comparisons.
  • Maintain supplier relationships.
  • Prepare monthly reports on price changes.
  • Negotiate with suppliers to ensure cost savings.
  • Assist with month-end stock take.
  • Assist Purchasing/Financial manager with ad-hoc requirements.


  • A tertiary qualification in the field of Purchasing or Logistics ( Degree) is compulsory


  • At least 3 years working/buying experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of MRP Systems (i.e. Fourth Shift)


  • Computer literacy essential (Word, Excel, E-mail, Access).
  • Quality-orientated with attention to detail and good professional experience.
  • Good decision making and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and as an integral team member.
  • Impeccable disciplinary and attendance records.
  • Great interpersonal and negotiating skills, taking initiative and being proactive.
  • Required to work overtime as and when required, and finally
  • Honest and integrity and good communication skills.

Click on the button below to email your detailed, updated CV to Monique Prince before 12 November 2019.  Include in Subject Line: REF Code BUY. Furthermore, attach copies of your ID, Drivers licence, Matric Certificate and Tertiary qualifications – without these our application is INCOMPLETE and cannot be considered.

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