Placement Partner - Talentedrecruitment

2 Dec '19
Commodities Procurement Specialist

Finance, KwaZulu Natal Durban

- Negotiable

The purpose of the Commodities Procurement Specialist is to procure raw material and services in the corrugate board industry at the best price, on time and error free.

Key Responsibilities 
Operational efficiency and excellence:
  • Primary focus must be given to increasing profits through considered procurement while always maximising production efficiencies in the process.
  • Orders to be processed timeously to prevent unnecessary delays and with clear instructions.
  • Co-ordinate supplier deliveries in relation to the production plan and communicate effectively with the production team to ensure alignment.
  • Document management: the ability to accurately file and store data pertaining to supplier quotes, price lists and MSDS data sheets.
  • To provide innovative ideas pertaining to the products and services in the corrugated display category for Company. This relates to the raw materials, production processes and supply chain advancements.
Industry knowledge:
  • Continue to develop industry knowledge by visiting suppliers, doing trade visits and keeping abreast with credible information pertaining to the changes in the industry.
Supply chain management:
  • An understanding of both raw material and service suppliers and the offerings they provide, and the costs of these offerings.
  • Development of the supply chain to ensure mitigated risk and advancement
Networking and collaboration:
  • Continued relationship building with new and/or existing suppliers and internal departments.
  • Application of collaborative-negotiation (win-win) approaches which benefit, Company, suppliers, customers and the environment. 
  • 1 Year Procurement Diploma &/or 3 years relevant experience in the industry
  • Experience in corrugated display manufacturing with a thorough understanding of raw materials and processes
  • Experience with the relevant corrugate display supply chain and credible existing relationships 

Ad Visible Until: 1 January 2020
Ref: DBN001303/KA

Vacancy Type: Permanent