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Commodities Buyer

  • Ad Placed : 20 Nov 2019 23:30:28 Affiliate ad
  • Remuneration : PER MONTH
  • Employment Type : Full Time
  • Employment Level : Senior Management
  • Industry :
  • Manufacturing
    Other Manufacturing
  • Region : Eastern Cape
  • Company : King Recruitment Solutions

Open position : Commodities Buyer Location : Uitenhage Salary : Market related + full benefits Type : Permanent position Equity position : Yes

Our client within the manufacturing industry has an exciting opportunity for a Commodities Buyer, that is a committed purchasing professional with a passion for the automotive industry. The purpose of the position is to plan, source, develop, introduce and maintain local and export parts in order to achieve a commercially competitive advantage for the company. The successful candidate will operate at a staff level of competence in delivering a Commodity (Production) Buying service to the Purchasing Division.

Education and Experience Requirements :
• Recognized university Degree / Diploma (Purchasing, Logistics, Commerce, Finance or Business Management)
• Commodity (Production) Buying experience (preferably within the automotive or related supplier industries)
• At least 3 years relevant experience
• Good understanding of MIDP, APDP and NIPP principles
• Financial analysis and costing ability

Skills, Attributes and other requirements :
• Business management and project management skills
• Customer interface and conflict management skills
• Ability to interpret technical data
• German Language proficiency would be a great advantage
• Oral and written communication skills
• Presentation skills
• Negotiation and problem solving skills
• Intermediate computer literacy skills (Including MS Office)
• Self- motivated and driven

Candidates meeting all the above criteria are invited to email their CV to

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