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Buyer - Prospecton, Durban.


RS Recruitment Services is assisting a large Manufacturing company based in Prospecton, Durban to source a BUYER.  

Applicants should have/be the following:

Matric certificate

B.Com Degree in Supply Chain or Procurement

3-5 years relevant work experience

Working experience in an engineering manufacturing environment - a definite advantage

Preferable experience working in a multinational organisation (subsidiary experience)

Good communication skills in English – both written & verbal

Accurate information gathering and analysis

Good negotiation and Cost Saving skills

Awareness of situations, adaptable and decisiveness

Ability to work under pressure and problem solve (solutions driven)

Responsibilities-including but not limited to:

Vendor selection, comprising, but not limited to: Capacity of suppliers to meet our demand, Delivery performance, Quality and reputation of suppliers, Financial strength of suppliers, Technical/engineering ability, collection of suppliers BBBEE certification and other compliance documentation, After sales service, Packaging, Warranties and guarantees, Price competitiveness, Verification and confirmation that material has been received and/or service delivered as per agreed standards

Maintenance of supplier database

Maintenance of contracts and credit applications with suppliers

Generation of purchase orders, Price regulation

Completion of purchase orders in terms of agreed deliveries

Responsibility to ensure that work commence only when purchase orders are authorised

Compliance with company’s payment terms or substantiation of deviations

Maintenance of policies and procedures for the purchasing division

Management of call outs for emergencies/ breakdowns and subsequent authorisation to ensure suppliers

carry out our work with a purchase order

Responsibility of collation of documents in preparation for payment


  • Remuneration: R25 to R30k, depending on qualification and experience.
  • Plus, pension fund, disability benefit and medical aid.
  • Plus, car allowance & 13th cheque.

Please, only apply if you feel you meet  the criteria for this position.

  • Send your CV in MS Word format.
  • Please also include a head and shoulders photo of yourself (if not included in your CV).
  • Complete the Application Form which may be sent to you.
  • Once completed application form is received by us,  only then, if shortlisted, will you be contacted.

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R25k to R30k neg plus benefits, car allowance, 13th cheque.


RS Recruitment Services