Johannesburg, GautengDUTIES: Placing, expediting and rescheduling of orders on SAP, according to MRP exception messages, timeously.
Maintain static data on SAP of materials and suppliers (Country of Origin, Tariff headings, lead times, price, etc.)
Establish and maintain excellent business relationships with suppliers.
Manage inventory levels efficiently and effectively as per the stocking policies as mandated by Management.
Monitor and manage own performance
Assist other departments and staff to resolve queries timeously.
Evaluate Supplier price increases, make recommendations and submit to management for approval.
Liaise with forwarding and clearing agents.
Drive cost and lead time down.
Work overtime as and when required
Abet Level 4
Purchasing diploma or similar qualification
Applicants must have 3 to 5 years working experience in a similar environment.
Demonstrate proficiency in MS Word and Excel (pivot tables, graphs and spread sheets)
Excellent communication skills at all levels with a good command in English.
Must be able to meet deadlines and have a sense of urgency.
Proven problem solving ability with accurate numerological skills.
Proven track record of working independently & ability to work under pressure.
SAP MRP experience will be an advantage.
Willing and able to work over time when required.(COPIES OF ALL DIPLOMAS/CERTIFICATES MUST BE ATTACHED TO APPLICATION)IF YOU HAVE NOT HAD A RESPONSE TO YOUR APPLICATION WITHIN 2 WEEKS OF THE CLOSING DATE, PLEASE ACCEPT THAT YOUR APPLICATION WAS UNSUCCESSFUL