We specialize in placing professionals in the Supply Chain niche and our clients are consistently looking for accomplished candidates with strong technical skills, hands on approach, strong academic achievements and a stable work track record. We can assist you in exploring opportunities to grow your career within the large corporates and top employers of Gauteng where your abilities can be enhanced and grow towards been the best in your field. Experience: Remains current on economic, industrial and other trends that affect market and prices. Must be capable of handling multiple projects at one time. Review purchase request for material via MRP or manual purchase requisition. Development Teams to support the quotation process and vehicle launches. Able to provide sourcing support- investigating potential suppliers. Must be able to provide best total landed cost solutions. May coordinate and negotiate prices for assigned commodities with the expectation of providing purchase price reductions and establishing purchase pricing. Maintain supplier relationships in order to drive cost reductions while continually achieving the highest level of quality material. Review, analyze and interpret various reports. Ability to evaluate procurement marketplace for assigned commodities. Qualifies suppliers through Supplier Quality audits and continuously reviews suppliers performance. Coordinates with Marketing and Engineering departments on new product development. Input Purchase Orders and manage orders in BAAN MRP system Monitor purchase orders to maintain delivery schedules. As applicable, must be able to expedite critical components and overdue purchase orders. Resolve supplier problems associated with over shipments, invoicing issues, obsolete, rework and scrap material. Must be able to develop excellent working relationship with both internal and external customers as well as suppliers. Qualifications & Requirements: Min of 3-6 years experience in FMCG BCom / BTech Degree Supply Chain from an accredited university CIPS certificate Developing and implementing negotiating strategies Define commercial terms; proven cost saving record re savings on negotiations, Specific strategic sourcing skills Experience in Baan (preferred), SAP, JDA, or other MRP/ERP system. If you would like us to assist you with future career opportunities, please apply directly. For Supply Chain jobs, please visit www.tech-pro.co.za We appreciate your interest, however if you have not had any response within 2 weeks from one of our consultant, we will place your CV on our database and contact you as soon as a suitable career opportunity for your skills and experience becomes available.