Food Buyer

at Breon Specialist Recruitment
Location Bloemfontein, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Procurement
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR


Our client, a nationwide food retailer has a vacancy at their branch in Bloemfontein for an experienced Food Buyer.


Please send:

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.

Educational Requirements

Qualifications – Essential:

Grade 12
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

Experience Requirements

8 – 10 Years’ experience as a Food Buyer in the Retail Industry