Sappi Vacancies – Buyer

  • Full Time
  • Mbombela

Website Sappi

Job Description:

Sappi Ngodwana Mill requires a Buyer to take responsibility for the transactional process of purchasing goods for engineering stores as governed by the procurement policy and/or sourcing strategies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in procurement and order planning including projects and shuts.
  • Advise internal customers on revised lead times and specification changes.
  • Ensure that certificates of conformance are supplied where required.
  • Liaise with suppliers with regards to outstanding orders that appear on the Expediting Report.
  • Timeously ensure that all materials are sourced and procured according to specification, in accordance with the procurement policy and/or as detailed in the sourcing strategy.
  • Communicate with internal and external customers to resolve deviations eg: late deliveries, material returns and invoice variances.
  • Proactively expedite delivery due reminders.
  • Maintain vendor master data.
  • Coordinate with clearing and forwarding agents.
  • Promote supplier management relationships.
  • Coordinate local logistics touch points.
  • Provide daily written feedback on Price Variance Report.
  • Escalate and report on supplier non-performance.
  • Issue, evaluate and award tenders timeously, in accordance with the procurement policy.
  • Assist with achieving departmental savings objectives.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience as an Artisan advantageous. .
  • Diploma in Supply Chain Management or any relevant qualification.
  • SAP MM experience
  • A minimum of 3 – 5 years’ experience in industrial, procurement or materials management environment

Job Details:

Company: Sappi

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Mbombela

Application Deadline: N/A

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