Technical Buyer - East London Verfied

Salary Negotiable East London, Eastern Cape East London, Eastern Cape more than 14 days ago 14-07-2022 11:39:57 AM
A vacancy exists in the purchasing department for a Technical Buyer

Primary purpose of the job
Ensure that suitable suppliers are selected for products and services to the Company in terms of predetermined criteria.
Securing and analysis of RFQ’, Quotations and negotiating of prices and terms.

Key Performance Areas
Purchasing of commodities, services and address technical queries
Control, develop and monitor suppliers
Ensure continuity of supply for area of responsibility
Ensure commercial & legal compliance
Take into account price, quality and delivery
Address technical queries during procurement and quotation process
Ensure quality assurance of materials, parts or products are adhered to during procurement processes
Evaluation and selection of suppliers

Knowledge required
Sound knowledge and understanding of technical concepts and quality systems
Sound knowledge and understanding of manufacturing processes
Sound knowledge and understanding of budget control
Sound knowledge and understanding of customer requirements and supplier evaluation
Sound knowledge and understanding to technical specifications

Skills required
Sound computer literacy
Communication and interpersonal relations
Negotiating and problem solving
Decision making
Representative and Managerial skills (interaction with supplier management)
Interviewing skills

Minimum Qualifications/Experience required
Grade 12 – Matric
Diploma in Purchasing or Equivalent
Minimum 5 years purchasing experience
Technical knowledge of automotive manufacturing industry (non-negotiable)
Minimum 2 year costing / estimating experience