Full-Time Buyer (Denver)
Perform a variety of administrative and analytical functions necessary to ensure the company obtains, receives, stores and issues specific materials from suppliers, and then makes these available to customers, in accordance with cost, quality, timelines and other company defined parameters. To initiate and maintain a reliable, optimally priced, supplier base for the company.
Ensure stock working capital requirements are within specified guidelines as set by Financial Department and Procurement Manager.
Managing demand planning with regards to taking and transferring stock.
Performing the inventory analysis with input from various divisions to ensure that correct inventory is ordered.
Maintaining and enhancing relationships with current supplier base.
Sourcing various suppliers and negotiating the best contract.
Arranging clearing & forwarding of imports.
Creating purchase orders on the accounting system and ensuring the appropriate management approval is received.
Ensuring the accuracy of orders and tracking orders from placement up to final arrival at the warehouses.
Ensuring that back orders are attended to by the warehouse and expedited efficiently.
Reporting on the outstanding purchase orders on a weekly basis.
Implementing processes/systems to assist in maintaining accurate records to reduce inefficiencies in department.
Ensuring that adequate stock levels are maintained to service customers.
Monitoring and reporting on supplier performance.
Preparing landed cost sheets for all imports for final approval.
Receipting of stock on accounting system.
Advising on the best freight, warehousing and logistics options for imported goods.
Performing any ad hoc duties deemed appropriate by the Financial Director and Procurement manager.
Job RequirementsExperience in a Buying Capacity 2-5 Years Procurement experience Materials Management / Material Requirement planning / Stock Management experience International Purchasing experience Imported Logistics experience Computer Literacy (Excel, Word, Syspro) Strong numerical ability, conversant in calculations utilized in the purchasing functions Good Communications & Negotiation skills Diploma or Degree would be an advantage Knowledge of Syspro advantageous (or similar ERP system) CV accompanied by your Photo. CVs without a photo will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, please note that if you have had no response to your application in two weeks, consider your application unsuccessful
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