|Location||Bloemfontein, South Africa|
Our client, a nationwide food retailer has a vacancy at their branch in Bloemfontein for an experienced Food Buyer.
Updated CV – include contactable references and reason for leaving
Copies of educational qualifications
A recent photograph of yourself
Copy of your ID Document/ID card
Knowledge and Skills – Essential:
Knowledge of Buying systems Google Suite and/or related systems
Strong interpersonal skills to work with team members, clients and suppliers.
Negotiation skills to work with suppliers and make better deals for the company.
An understanding of purchase order software platforms.
Good attention to detail to ensure all purchase orders are accurate.
Qualifications – Essential:
Degree in Business Operations / Supply Change Management
Developing an effective and accurate system for monitoring purchase orders
Delivering a weekly purchase order report to supervisors that indicates the invoice number for all closed orders
Working within the management team to ensure that all deliveries satisfy the assigned orders and report any back ordered or missing products
Assisting the Supply Chain Manager with maintaining inventory levels and materials on a regular basis
Effectively communicating with the management team to ensure all orders are accurate
8 – 10 Years’ experience as a Food Buyer in the Retail Industry