Procurement Coordinator

at Cardoso Recruitment
Location Stellenbosch, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Sales & Retail
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Stellenbosch


Innovative manufacturing company based in the beautiful town of Stellenbosch is looking to employ a Procurement Coordinator to support their Planning & Procurement Director. You will take responsibility of acquisition of goods, materials, and/or services for manufacturing purposes.

Managing supply
* Review production plan & prepare forecasts for material to be used in production.
* Source and procure products in sufficient quantity and quality to ensure availability for production in accordance with production schedule.
Manage Relationships
* Coordinate the purchasing function in a collaborative manner with the various functions of sales & marketing, production, warehousing & production planning.
* Maintain and develop good relations within vendor community
Reduce Costs
* Source, evaluate and recommend new suppliers and materials that help generate cost savings or reduce usage without sacrificing quality
Process documentation
* Fulfil contract manufacturing commitments by managing purchases within contract parameters as agreed with brand principals.
* Generating, adjusting and expediting purchase orders ensuring inventory levels are aligned with production schedule requirements.
* Processing good received vouchers ensuring that orders are fulfilled in accordance with the purchase orders (right quantity; price; quality and date)

* Relevant degree or Supply Chain Diploma advantageous (eg SAPICS)
* Minimum 3 years' experience in FMCG environment / similar position
* Proficiency in MS Office (especially Excel)
* Experience with software packages including Sage Evolution, SAP, Syspro or similar
* Experience with purchasing/buying negotiation
* Strong written & verbal communication skills with vendors, customers and co workers
* Critical thinker with strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills
* Multi-tasker who deals well with pressure
* Attention to detail and great sense of urgency
* Financial acumen
* Ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

Negotiable depending on qualification and experience

Interested candidates can send their CV