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Job title: Automotive Buyer
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 2 to 3 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 13 October 2021
Job reference no: 2805335239

Job Description

  • Maintain and update material standards (exchange rates, raw material trends, etc.)
  • Report individual commodity variances (MPV)
  • Assist the Factory with the resolution of Supplier problems (Quality, supply, etc.)
  • Review key Supplier performance (audits and supplier visits) and compile Supplier Reports
  • Maintain and develop Suppliers to add value by, targeted value-added projects, substitution, aggregation of purchase value engineering.
  • Process stock and non-stock orders
  • Follow up on outstanding orders
  • Call off bulk order
  • Notify suppliers of a delivery non-conformances (Short, Over, Errors on Invoice, etc.) and take corrective action
  • Prepare daily stock sheets on Excel, e-mail to suppliers
  • Communicate via e-mail to suppliers regarding daily deliveries
  • Process stock write-downs as per policy
  • Manage raw material stock levels and maintain stock levels as per stock policy
  • Ensure no obsolescence of consumable items
  • Report stock adjustments
  • Supervise stock counts and analyse and interpret the stock variance report and highlight non-conformances
  • Inform planning if late deliveries will affect production

Minimum requirements:

  • Grade 12
  • Relevant purchasing qualification
  • 3 Years relevant experience¬†