Purchasing Manager, South Africa

South Africa, Gauteng, South Africa
Last update 2024-04-16
Expires 2024-05-16
ID #2088374800
Purchasing Manager, South Africa
South Africa, Gauteng, South Africa,
Modified March 27, 2024


Würth South Africa Co.

(Pty) Ltd, is actively looking for a talented, passionate, experienced and qualified Purchasing Manager to joinour team.

The incumbent will be responsible for purchasing goods, materials and services to ensure that the company’s operational needs are met, taking into account price, quality and delivery and to ensure continuity of supply.

JOB REQUIREMENTSMatric or equivalent Degree or Diploma in Purchasing5 years relevant experience Computer skills (SAP, Excel etc.)Negotiation skills Organisational skills Must reside in Gauteng.

KEY COMPETENCIESTake part in the planning process regarding turnover, gross profit, costs and staff levels.

Recruit staff, when necessary, in line with the planned budget.

Submit capital expenditure requests in line with the budget.

Purchase goods to achieve a maximum between stock level, service degree and gross profit for the company.

Initiate individual contracts with suppliers for the supply of products after consultation with the Financial Director.

Disposition non-conforming products after consultation with the Marketing and product departments.

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIESCollaborate with Sales and Marketing teams to forecast demand, manage inventory and mitigate supply chain risks.

Manage the end-to-end procurement process from suppliers.

Monitor and analyze KPI’s to track procurement performance and identify areas of development.

Negotiating and attaining the best possible cost prices for Wurth.

Maintaining a service degree of 96 % or above.

Ensuring that we do not over order stock and responsible for keeping annual stock write off at acceptable level.

Attending any special-order requests by customers, sales and office staff.

Maintaining a good liaison with overseas and local suppliers.

Analyze purchasing trends, identify cost-saving opportunities while optimizing procurement strategies.

Giving quotes to customers and sales staff for articles in our existing range or to be imported as a special order from overseas or local supply.

Dealing with customers, sales staff or internal staff complaints or queries promptly and with a high degree of professionalism.

Conduct market research and supplier evaluations to identify potential vendors while ensuring competitive pricing and quality standards.

Retrieving the shipment information transmitted from all suppliers.

Providing direction and assistance to all staff members under your control in order to achieve desired productivity levels.

Providing ongoing leadership in terms of vision, direction, morale, discipline, conflict resolution, management and career development.

Conducting one-on-one talks with all members of his/her departments.

Please note that should you not have received a response from us within 4 (four) weeks of the closing date of the job advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Purchasing manager

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