Job Description

Our client, a leader in the manufacturing industry, is currently looking to employ an experienced Buyer.

Key performance areas:
Placing of duly authorised purchase orders for consumable, maintenance spares and raw materials, controlling all imported material for production.
Liaising with suppliers ensuring optimum pricing and timeous delivery of goods.
Investigate and develop alternative sources and suppliers.
Supervise cyclical stock counts of consumables.
Resolve queries and stock issues with suppliers and stores.
Conduct pricing comparisons.
Maintain supplier relationship.
Prepare monthly reports on price changes.
Negotiate with suppliers to ensure cost savings.
Assist with month end stock take.
Assist Purchasing/ Financial Manager with ad-hoc requirements.

Responsibilities + Skills

Develop allocated Project Scopes.Develop comprehensive SoW (Statement of Work) as per template.Lead project delivery. Manage and ensure delivery of project tasks, aligned to milestones/deadlines within defined budget.


A tertiary qualification in the field of Purchasing or Logistics (Degree) is compulsory


At least 3 years working / buying experience in a manufacturing environment.Knowledge of MRP Systems (ie Fourth Shift) Microsoft Excel and Access.

Job Summary

  • Published on: Monday, 6th January 2020
  • Designation: Buyer
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Monday, 6th January 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: CA Global Headhunters.
  • Address: Ground Floor, Burg House Belmont Park, Belmont Road Rondebosch, Cape Town South Africa, 7700
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • CA Global Headhunters is an international recruitment and staffing company with an in-depth focus on Recruitment in Africa. We recruit talent of the highest standard across African Sectors in Mining, Oil & Gas, Engineering, Banking, Finance, Legal, Insurance, Commodities and Agriculture.  As the African markets further grow and develop, our skills and expertise simultaneously grow too, ensuring that we deliver the best service for both clients and candidates. Our extensive candidate network built up over 10 years comprises the most diverse, skilled and experienced candidates.We have access to resources, networks, and relationships globally which enable us to understand our clients’ cultures, operations, business strategies and industries. With our Head Office in Cape Town, South Africa and partner companies in Mauritius,  Mozambique, Angola and China we are always on par with new technologies and trends which assist us in sourcing the best talent. Whatever stage of the project life-cycle, we can effectively put forward the right candidates with the right skills.

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