Junior/Local Buyer

Junior/Local Buyer

Finance
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The Junior Buyer is responsible for all activities pertaining to the local purchasing including identifying the quantity of stock to order, received, and receipting of stock on the local IT system.
 
Local Purchasing
    • Keep tracks of all suppliers BEE ratings and scorecards.
    • Determine quantities needed by studying available methods and place orders.
    • Confirm and track all local purchase orders daily.
    • Communicate if an order is late, or if there are any problems with delivery.
    • Order all non-stock items consumables, repairs and maintenance, packaging, cleaning material, PPE gear and uniforms.
    • Goods receipting as goods arrive.  Check goods received are correct.
    • All orders to be signed off by the Senior Buyer. 
    • Meet with suppliers to negotiate best price and quality. 
 
Outside Production
    • Monitor and maintain sufficient stock levels (ROL) of products that require power coating and anodising.
    • Arrange all powder coating and anodising.
    • Written confirmation that supplier received order.
    • Track orders on a regular basis and communicate with all relevant parties/departments. 
    • Receipt Goods – check quantity and quality 
 
Stock Monitoring
    • Manage reorder levels (ROL) and report variances to Senior Buyer and WH Manager / Stock Controller.
    • Check computer (system) for quantities and obtain stock counts from WH Manager / Stock Controller or when necessary do own stock counts.
    • Obtain stock variances by reviewing check credit notes, manual delivery notes, internal transfers, and sales invoices.
    • Assist Receiving Clerk in receiving goods to ensure that goods received are correct, quantity, quality, and pricing.
    • Managed damaged goods and returns.  Communicate accordingly.
    • Liaise with the WH Manager regarding space for goods received. 
    • Monitor stock issued to the production department. 
 
Internal Production
    • Create job cards.  Liaise with WH Manager and Production Supervisor.  Communication. 
    • Oversee process – complete job card, monitor stock 
 
Administrative
    • Good receipting on IF system, Bassett, upon receipt.
    • Maintain accurate records of materials (stock) ordered.
    • Assist Senior Buyer where necessary. 
    • Effective communication between buying department, sales, branches, and other relevant departments.