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Procurement Manager


The Procurement Manager will be responsible for implementing cost effective purchases of all goods and services required by the company. Ensuring quality control and adhering to the company’s policies and procedures on supply chain management will be some of the main priorities when carrying out this role.

• Building and maintaining long-term relationships with vendors and suppliers.

• Negotiating key commercial terms, including pricing, lead times and minimum order quantities.

• Sourcing and engaging new suppliers and vendors. Assuming responsibility for the inputs into the Material Requirements Planning system (preferred supplier, lead times, minimum order quantities etc.) .

• Raising purchase orders as per the approved Buyers List from the MRP system.

• Maintaining a record of open purchase orders and managing delivery dates against suppliers expected delivery dates.

• Managing consignment stock suppliers.

• Providing first-level approval for any price discrepancies.

• Reviewing Purchase Price Variance account and following up on reasons for variances and ensuring correct treatment, in collaboration with finance team.

• Placing orders for non-stock related purchases, obtaining quotes and sourcing new suppliers where necessary.

• Ensuring all non-stock purchases have been authorised by the appropriate level of management.

• Create a risk register for procurement activities and a contingency plan detailing mitigation and corrective actions.

• Controlling the procurement budget and promoting a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs.

• Reporting:

a. Analyse and report on supplier performance in terms of pricing, lead time and reliability.

b. Open purchase order report.

c. Purchase Price Variance report.


• Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration.

• Proven experience in managing procurement operations preferably in the electronics sector.

• In depth knowledge of preparing and reviewing contracts and negotiating terms.

• Excellent MS Office skills, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

• Experience in Pastel Evolution and Xpedite an advantage.

• Good interpersonal and relationship building.

• Good communication skills (verbal, written and listening)

• Team player.

• Multi-tasking and time-management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks.

• Highly organised and detail orientated.

• Ability to switch from complex to routine tasks when required.

Remuneration: Market related
Location: JohannesburgGautengSouth Africa
Company: Amecor
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2023-08-04 2023-09-24 FULL_TIME

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