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Procurement Officer (Technical) x 2

Procurement

Procurement Officer (Technical) x 2

The Procurement Officer reports to the Sourcing and Supplier Manager on all activities related to sourcing of buy-in materials, cost management and supplier management. The Procurement Officer will assist the Sourcing and Supplier manager to continuously identify and evaluate improvement projects. This position will be required to work closely with Design, Engineering and New Product development.


KEY JOB FUNCTIONS:

Sourcing and qualifying of buy-in materials:

  • Source new parts in conjunction with Design and Engineering and Quality
  • Onboarding and qualifying of new suppliers.
  • Qualify products from a commercial perspective

Supplier and Cost Management:

  • Maintain designated supplier contracts with regular meetings and communication.
  • Maintain records of designated suppliers in terms of contracts, qualification documents, cost analyses, risk analyses and NCR’s
  • Setup mutual performance targets with suppliers.
  • Perform ongoing cost evaluations on suppliers to mitigate excessive spend

Improvement Projects:

  • Identify cost saving projects
  • Identify opportunities for volume-based purchasing via supplier consolidation
  • Identify opportunities to improve interdepartmental systems and communication

 


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum qualification: A relevant Diploma in Engineering, Procurement or Supply Chain Management is preferred.
  • Ideal qualification: Relevant BSc / BTech Degree / Advanced Diploma in Eng., Proc., SCM.
  • Experience: 1-3 years’ Supply Chain or Technical experience.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Takes initiative and willing to engage in the role.
  • Understanding of technical drawings.
  • Excellent working knowledge in MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams etc.).
  • Understanding of commercial terms and terms or trade.
  • Analytical, practical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to engage, negotiate and manage key stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Results orientated with the ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines.
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to prioritise.
  • Ability to present organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience.
  • Be flexible, adaptable, able and willing to modify activities and direction with an ever-changing business environment.
  • Knowledge of boat building-Techniques and process would be advantageous.
  • Ability to take full responsibility and accountability as per the scope of work.
  • Must be a diligent person with a high regard of mutual respect.
  • Reduce costs and make Process improvements.
  • Contract management and supplier experience.
DATE LISTED:
8th Aug 2022
LOCATION:
Montague Gardens
JOB TYPE:
Professional
CONTRACT TYPE:
Permanent
CONTACT PERSON:
Cathy du Preez
FIELD:
Procurement

You need to live up to our 5 values:

INTEGRITY & RESPECT / HONESTY / TEAMWORK / DEPENDABILITY / ACCOUNTABILITY


Should you meet the above criteria and wish to apply for this position, you can send your CV to the Human resource officer, Cathy du Preez by no later than 15 Aug 2022. Please ensure you give motivation as to why you believe you are suitable for this position.

Kindly note, if no feedback is received within 4 weeks from the closing date; the applicant can then accept that their application has been unsuccessful. Unsuccessful candidates who attended an interview will be informed in writing of the reason as to why they have been unsuccessful.