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Senior Buyer, Strategic buyer, contracts buyer, Procurement specialist and manager

Candidate: 40585
Available: Available
Location: Johannesburg (Incl. Northern Suburbs)
Gender: Female
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Senior Buyer, Strategic buyer, contracts buyer, Procurement specialist and manager
R50000- R60000
30 Days
Black
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40585
Diploma
National Diploma in Logistics

National Diploma in Logistics :Logistics III,Purchasing Management III,International Business III
Diploma in procurement and supply Chain Management:Planning your procurement, sourcing the right suppliers, the role of procurement in the value chain, Sourcing strategy, Contract Management, Outsourcing & Risk Management
Grade 12:English ,Afrikaans, Tsonga,Accountancy,Economics ,Mathematics,Business Economics
Tracking containers,Microsoft,AS 400,Autocad 14,Lotus,MS Access,MS Word,Novell Client,ERP,SAP,Lotus 97,Typing 100 w.p.m.,Windows 2000,Wordpro,3G,Oracle,MRP (Materials Requirement Planning),MS Excel,MS Explorer,MS Outlook,MS PowerPoint,Lotus 123,Lotus Smartsuit,Windows XP,BAAN,E-Mail,Internet,Cellular Phones,Lotus Notes,JD Edwards
Manufacturing:Senior Buyer/Procurement Supervisor From 2014-10 To Current
Duties

Purchasing

Provide raw material to production to ensure on time delivery of electricity
meters and energy support systems
Material planning and ordering in line with latest production forecasts with 
local and international partners/suppliers
Run MRP, Manage and Report on SAP exception messages (Weekly)
Ensure that purchase orders are processed and released timeously to 
incorporate supplier lead-times and production due dates
Ensure strict adherence with implemented MRP system
Drive efficient stock management process to reduce unnecessary stock levels
Confirming the integrity of purchasing data and quotation content before 
Before releasing purchase orders

 

Strategic
Develop and implement strategic sourcing strategies in line with business objectives
Compiling and sending out tender documents (as per material categories) in
line with the organization’s bidding process
Compiling negotiation report from tenders received
Understand and manage the commercial terms and ensure compliance to
Legislation-BBBEE compliance
Annual contracts and price negotiations (New and existing suppliers)
Support business units in achieving growth and profitability
Manage and develop supplier relationships and also manage internal
stakeholder relationships
Continuously participating in effective cost improvement and savings of
Purchased goods and services
Optimise stock levels to best service customers’ demands in the business units

 

Administration
Developing and maintaining an informational supplier database and pricelists
Compiling, capturing and checking new supplier contracts on SAP
Monitor and trace price fluctuations (originating from ROE fluctuations on imported material)
Checking and releasing all stock and non-stock purchase orders (1st Approver)
Handling Clearing and Forwarding arrangements and instructions with agents
Investigating invoice queries e.g. Price differences and blocked invoices
Month end reporting on material price variances
Supervise/lead and/or train/ mentor junior and new department staff


Manufacturing:Material Sourcing Manager From 2013-08 To 2014-10
Duties

Steel material (bus structure), panels, chrome badges, domes, decals
grills, bumpers, destination glasses, glazing rubbers, nuts, windows, looms
windscreens, couplings, air-conditioners, data plates, number plates, seats
Material planning and ordering in line with latest production forecasts
Run MRP and manage exception messages
Ensure that purchase orders are processed and released timeously to
incorporate supplier lead-times and production due dates
Place purchase orders with long lead-times and international suppliers
Ensure strict adherence with implemented MRP system
Manage buyers and ensure purchase orders are timeously released to suppliers
Confirm and approve purchase orders before sending out to suppliers
Assist with expediting of urgently required materials
Monitor and maintain accurate stock levels and values (Working Capital)
within budgeted parameters.
Manage and control purchasing department costs within budget plan
Handling arrangements and communication with Clearing and Forwarding
agents
Monitor and communicate foreign exchange rates
Manage and prevent obsolete stock
Schedule, plan and monitor regularly stock taking activities
Liaise with and provide support to other internal and external Customers
(Rectification, customization, field service, finance, etc.)
Continuously evaluate and improve supplier performance to ensure on-time
deliver
Run and manage daily, weekly and monthly reports for the following; supplier
orders, back orders, picking and receiving reports)
Liaise with Group Procurement with regards to all new contracts
Ensure that all related company guidelines, objectives and ISO Procedures
are followed
Manage departmental audits and any findings thereof


Consumer Products - FMCG:Engineering Buyer From 2011-03 To 2011-09
Duties

Manage the engineering stores with its personnel. Plan and manage the

Monthly stock counting process. Buying machinery and spare parts from

local and overseas suppliers. Releasing and converting requisitions into

purchase orders. Plan, expedite & rescheduling of purchase orders

according to MRP exception messages. Monitor delivery VS confirmed

dates. Sourcing new suppliers and handling RFQs. Identify cost saving

opportunities. Budget preparation. Liaise with forwarding and clearing

agents. Negotiate cost effective contracts with vendors. Manage inventory stock levels effectively and enforce policies as mandated by management.

Extract data and compile reports (daily, weekly, monthly Reports). Overall

management of suppliers. Support technical, drawing, sales & accounts

departments. Assist with and manage all Engineering stores queries


Heavy earth moving equipment:International Buyer From 2011-10 To 2013-07
Duties

Buying machinery and spare parts from local and overseas suppliers
Axles, shafts, wheels, batteries, dashboards, housing, filters, valves, belts,
wiper kits, sealings, rubber mats, mudflaps, adapters, harnesses, sealings
leasing and converting requisitions into purchase orders
Placing, expediting and rescheduling of SAP orders according to MRP
exception messages
Monitoring delivery VS. confirmed dates
Sourcing new suppliers and handling RFQs
Identify cost saving opportunities
Liaise with forwarding and clearing agents
Negotiate cost effective contracts with vendors
Maintain static data on the SAP computer system
Manage inventory stock levels effectively and enforce policies as mandated
by management
Extract data and compile reports (daily, weekly, monthly Reports)
Mentor, Train and assist new and junior buyers
Handling supplier Returns (Quality non- conforming materials) Follow-up on Credit Notes when required
Assist with shipping (import and export) queries
Overall management of suppliers
Support technical, drawing, sales & accounts departments
Assist with buying and general queries


Manufacturing:Technical Buyer From 2006-02 To 2007-02
Duties

Source raw materials from local and international suppliers. Build and maintain

relationships with new and existing suppliers. Handle RFQs. Negotiate and settle

supplier prices. Place and confirm new purchase orders. Monitor delivery vs.

confirmed delivery dates. Expedite and chase open orders for better ETA. Manage

the purchase order book. Compile and manage supplier and buying reports. Cost

reduction through changes in buying methods. Conduct all purchasing with the

appropriate skill and integrity and conduct negotiations in a professional manner.

Ensure that suppliers' BBBEE certificates/ratings are received and direct the short

and long term objectives to suppliers without BBBEE ratings. Liaising closely with the

workshop manager on minimum stock levels and take corrective action. Handle

technical and drawing related queries


Logistics and Supply Chain:National Buyer From 2005-07 To 2006-02
Duties

Buying machinery and spare parts (Mechanical & electrical) including services.

Buying consumables and internal supplies – Stationery & packaging materials. Sourcing new suppliers and handling RFQs. Placing and confirmation of purchase orders. Releasing and converting requisitions into purchase orders. Monitoring delivery vs. confirmed dates. Updating and maintaining supplier information (Info record). Expediting and chasing open orders for better ETA. Overall management of suppliers. Compiling and managing reports (daily, weekly, monthly). Assist with technical, drawing & account queries. Making sure employees and suppliers adhere to the health & safety rules and regulations as required by the company


Service:Call Centre Agent From 2004-01 To 2004-09
Duties

Temporary Skilled Level position in the Call centre operator (Call centre) sector
Assist voters by locating their voting stations
Confirming voters' details and registration
Handling general and geographic queries


Banking:Frontline Teller From 2004-10 To 2005-06
Duties

Permanent Skilled Level position in the Bank Teller (Banking) sector
Cash & cheque deposits
Cash & cheque withdrawal
ATM cash loading
Balancing of cash (till)
End of day and month balancing

Johannesburg (Incl. Northern Suburbs)
Midrand
Tsonga
Afrikaans,English,North Sotho,Sepedi,Shangaan,Sotho,Tsonga,Tswana,Venda,Xhosa,Zulu
Yes
Johannesburg (Incl. Northern Suburbs)
Yes
Single
Available
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