Raw Materials 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:


  • Raw Material Planning, forecasting and Ordering Raw Materials and Fabric from abroad and locally


  • Generate Purchase Orders in SAP


  • Liaising with Suppliers on Raw Material Prices


  • Maintaining/Monitoring Supplier Status files on Orders


  • Monitoring Shipment of overseas Orders.


  • Submit weekly Consignment Stock Recons to Suppliers


  • Collaborate with Finance to resolve queries


  • Prepare Quarterly Price Forecasts


  • Monitoring and Controlling Inventory Levels


  • Monthly Compound Requirement Analysis and forecasting and ensue that correct levels of raw materials required in compounds are procured on time.


  • Collaborate and communicate with sales on Customer Order Status and ensure that fabric and compound is received on time to ensure proper production planning


  • Monitoring and Prioritizing Fabric Releases in conjunction with Production Ticket Requirements


  • Liaise with Scheduling on Daily Production schedules


  • Reduce / Monitor /Maintain Low Part roll inventories


  • Have Regular meetings with Suppliers to discuss market conditions and obtaining status on raw material supply and changes.


  • Resolve Raw Material Stock Out situations.


  • Source equivalent/alternative raw materials in event of obsolete / supply shortages.


  • Yearly / quarterly Raw Material Stores Inventory Levels.


  • Obtaining Certificates of Analysis of Raw Materials for BVQI Audit Purposes


  • Close out all NCRs (Non-Conformance Requests) and CARs (Corrective Action Requests).


  • Degree or National Diploma in Logistics or SCM or Equivalent qualification


  • 3-5 years’ experience within a manufacturing organization as raw materials buyer


  • Experience with Procure-to-Pay


  • Contract Management experience


Interested candidates can send their CV