Junior Buyer

South Africa
2018-10-22 11:19:59

Our client in the Durban area is recruiting for a Junior Buyer, to ensure the right quality and quantity of product are purchased from the right supplier at the right price.

  • Maintain stock levels
  • Place Product Orders from chosen Suppliers
  • Process & Manage back orders (ex. big contracts and nonstock items) according to policies & procedures
  • Establish and ensure the quality to be procured according to SABS standards
  • Establish the best supplier to buy the products from (price and quality mix)
  • Place and followup on the product order from the chosen supplier
  • Checking & verification of price queries from invoices received from creditors
  • Booking out stock to Branches as required for Inter Branch Transfers (IBTs)
  • Maintenance of product master on product status by liaising with the central stock file team
  • Proactive management of dated and excess stock to ensure profitable buying
  • Weekly reports
  • Assist with customer complaints
  • Weekly Product Training with Suppliers
  • Ad hoc function
  • Grade 12
  • Minimum 2/3 years Industry Related and plumbing and sanitary ware knowledge
  • A proven track record
  • Knowledge of the product and the industry
  • Highly numerate
  • Customer relation skills
  • Business acumen
  • Time management skills
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Planning and organizing skills
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