My client from a well-established manufacturing concern is seeking a Production Buyer to join their team based in Durban, Mobeni. The successful incumbent must have intermediate Excel skills and a good technical understanding, with strong attention to detail.


  • Forecasting likely levels of demand for services, products and/or component parts to be used in any manufacturing process.
  • Conducting research to ascertain market trends and needs.
  • Liaising between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers.
  • Developing purchasing policies and procedures.
  • Identifying potential suppliers.
  • Producing reports.
  • Negotiating and authorize contracts and monitoring their progress.
  • Processing payments and invoices.
  • Keeping contract files and using them as reference.
  • Ensuring suppliers are aware of business objectives, policies and procedures.
  • Liaising with users and other relevant departments.
  • Checking costs, quality and levels of service.
  • Monitor stock levels to maximize business efficiency.
  • It may be necessary for you to perform duties, which are over and above your general responsibilities.
  • These tasks will be reasonable and will fall within your skills and capabilities
  • Requirements:
  • Grade 12 with related qualification
  • 3-5 years’ experience in procurement (pref mechanical parts buying)
  • Experience on MS Office Package

Interested and qualified candidates may send CV’s to [Email Address Removed]

Desired Skills:

  • buyer
  • technical buyer
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Purchasing
  • mechanical parts

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Diploma

Employer & Job Benefits:

  • Medical Aid
  • Pension Fund

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