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​Buyer – FMCG Perishables (Retail) 2 views

Johannesburg, Gauteng
Kontak Recruitment
Buyer – FMCG Perishables (Retail)
JHB North
R30 000 – R45 000
Kontak Recruitment is currently recruiting and hiring on behalf of a successful family owned business that requires an experienced Buyer specific to foods.
As the Buyer/Purchaser the main objective is to ensure that optimal stock levels are maintained for 4 different sites and that wastage is kept to a minimum.
Responsibilities of Buyer | Purchaser:

  • Negotiate prices on key materials and/or indirect goods and services
  • Schedule deliveries to optimise inventory levels
  • Create and issue purchase orders and order products for just-in-time delivery
  • Effectively manage perishable and non-perishable inventory to maximise availability and minimise waste
  • Analyse pricing, order history, cost savings and increases
  • Coordinate pricing
  • Maintain approved cost sheets

Requirements or Buyer| Purchaser:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • 5+ years’ experience as a Buyer specifically having dealt with food
  • Experience with procurement strategies and inventory management
  • Demonstrated negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Proficiency in advanced Microsoft Excel and other ERP systems
  • Excellent organisational, writing and communication skills
  • Own transport as there are 4 sites to manage

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