13 Nov '19
Operational Buying Manager

Manufacturing, KwaZulu Natal Cato Ridge

Market Related -

DUR000928 – Operational Buyer Manager (Cato Ridge)

Purpose of the Job:

To ensure that quality product and services are available for the manufacturing process and to ensure that long term forecasting plan is in place to avoid stand still situations. The successful candidate will also be responsible for tracking orders and negotiating with suppliers.

Technical Competencies & Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years managerial experience
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Working knowledge of FSSC22000, ISO45000, 18000 and 9001
  • Solid understanding of General Finance and Budgeting
  • Experience working with LEAN principals
  • Implementing and contributing to strategic planning and decision making
  • Implementing and improving procurement processes and procedures
  • Employee training and development
  • Ensure operational procedures are followed
  • Ensuring Stock levels are kept at appropriate levels
  • Ensuring quality of stock received

 Behavioural Competencies:

  • Results orientated
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Analytically minded
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Time management
  • Team player
  • Ability to work under stress
  • Relationship building


Highly competitive, but dependent upon qualifications and experience.

IMPORTANT - If you feel you meet the above criteria, contact Isabel on the following email address  research@hcrecruit.co.za with:

Ad Visible Until: 13 December 2019
Ref: DUR000928/IC

Vacancy Type: Permanent