Decoration Planner & Buyer

at MPC Recruitment
Location Durban, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Procurement
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Durban


Job Description:


Our client in the manufacturing industry seeks an experienced Decoration Planner & Buyer to join their Durban team. Reporting to the Procurement Manager, the successful applicant will be responsible for the following: (amongst other duties) :

 Identify and expedite all decoration requirements for on-site and off-site production facilities

 Issue daily schedules for Raw Material requirements

 Decoration stock updates for customer and sales team

 Monitoring of slow moving and dead stocks

 Maintenance and management of decoration back-order report

 Management of quality incidents with supplier (defective stock, color variations, etc.).

 Management of pricing with various decoration suppliers and relevant sales representatives

 Management of artwork changeover's (depletion of old artwork before new)

 Maintaining artwork file and register: Updating file with new artwork, removing old artwork, and ensuring that the business has two signed hardcopies of each label.

 Monitoring monthly stock levels in line with business parameters.

 Advising Production and Planners of any exceptions that may be necessary for new product

 Supplier OTIF reporting To be considered for this position, applicants must comply with the following: -


 Advanced Excel and Microsoft office

 Supply Chain or Commercial Degree, diploma or the like will be advantageous.

 1 – 3 years procurement experience/exposure essential

 Strong numeracy and planning skills essential

 Planning and buying experience in manufacturing, Packaging, or retail advantageous


 Analytical and logical thinker

 High attention to detail

 Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure

 Strong communication skills, with the ability to interact across organization

 Ability to make tough decisions

 Able to multitask and think on their feet


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