Salary: R20 - 25 000 + incentives
Location: Johannesburg South
Responsibilities will include processing purchase orders, negotiating with suppliers, tracking orders, creating and maintaining an inventory, quality assurance and liaising with inventory teams and management as well as working with staff across departments to forecast the needs of the business and make purchase decisions based on demand.
The successful candidate should be analytically minded and possess excellent negotiating skills to secure the best prices according to budget. Knowledge of sales and marketing principles is advantageous.
Experience within FMCG food (frozen and dry) and packaging
Strong computer skills – MS Office
Strong ability to forecast market trends
High attention to detail
Monitoring purchase orders
Daily, weekly and monthly reports
Selecting and buying merchandise
Develop an efficient and accurate system for monitoring all open purchase orders
Work with inventory management team to ensure that all deliveries satisfy the assigned purchase orders and report any back ordered / missing products