Technical Buyer - October 2019

Technical Buyer - October 2019

Sappi Southern Africa Ltd

Technical Buyer - October 2019

Details of the offer

Reference: 31390432 Sappi is a global company focused on providing dissolving wood pulp, paper pulp, paper-based and bio refinery solutions to its customers in over 150 countries. These feature in applications ranging from textiles to healthcare, graphic papers and packaging. Our industry is on the cusp of a period of unprecedented change – and we’re at the forefront of technological innovation. By investing in an ambitious programs of research and development, we’ll continue to unlock the true potential of sustainable renewable resources, with woodfibre at our core. This commitment means we can diversify our product offering and meet future demand in areas such as bio-energy and pharmaceuticals in this current carbon-constrained age. Sappi Ngodwana Mill seeks to employ a suitably qualified TECHNICAL BUYER by providing sourcing expertise essential to the Engineering Department. This role reports in to the Commodity Specialist. The main responsibilities of this job are: Engage stakeholders to define engineering requirements Issue tenders and RFQ's, cognisant of engineering deadlines Evaluate tenders and RFQ's. Arrange bid clarification and adjudicate Ensure that all goods and services are sourced and procured according to specification, in accordance with the procurement policy and/or as detailed in the sourcing strategy Formalised agreements if required Ensure that quality control procedures are implemented and adhered to by the suppliers. Certificates of conformance to be supplied where required Raise deviations / claims against vendors for poor performance and drive non-conformance to acceptable conclusion Negotiate preferential payment terms and Inco terms Assist with achieving functional PIP objectives Identify potential opportunities for items to be placed on contracts Implement and/or follow effective expediting procedure and monitor vendor performance Maintenance of the vendor master data Monitor deliveries against order/plan Switch between transport modes and cost options relative to risk and urgency in line with sourcing strategy is one exists The ideal candidate should have: N Dip in Supply Chain Management 3 - 5 years procurement experience in a manufacturing plant SAP MM experience 2-3 years’ experience as an Artisan is desireable

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