Job title: Buyer
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 2 to 3 years
Salary: R250000 to R300000
Job published: 11 August 2021
Job reference no: 2453908132

Job Description



Cape Town

Excellent career opportunity with a well-established manufacturing company based in Bellville South. Reporting to the Director, you will be responsible for buying and the purchasing of manufacturing material and office related supplies. 


  • Ensure that Purchase Order Policy and Procedure is strictly adhered to and enforced throughout the business.
  • Responsible for negotiation on price increases and keeping supplier pricing details up to date.
  • Liaising with supplier to ensure on time and in full delivery
  • Cost management to identify areas of potential cost reduction
  • Investigate alternative suppliers on basis of price, quality, lead time and improved substitution
  • Liaising with specialised suppliers and original equipment manufacturers (OEM’s).
  • Ensure cost effectiveness through sourcing alternative quotes
  • Act as backup for Stores Manager from time to time


  • A minimum of a Grade 12.
  • A qualification in Supply Chain Management will be advantageous.
  • Experience of ERP or inventory management systems will be advantageous.
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English (verbal and written)
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to establish relationships and work effectively with suppliers and internal clients
  • PC literate - IQ system experience advantageous

Please apply online.