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Electronic Procurement Special (Ref: MEPS)
Remuneration:

Position in the FMCG, Retail and Wholesale sector in Durban - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Monday 20 April 2020
Job Description:
 

A large Company based in Durban is seeking an Electronics Procurement Specialist. As an Electronics Procurement Specialist, your role is to source leading electronic components. Not only will you be placing orders, negotiating and liaising with suppliers to get the right electronics on time and in budget, but you will also be expected; with your electronics experience and knowledge, to give input and add value in finding the best possible and effective solution

 

 

 

Main job function

 

Operational efficiency and excellence

 

Your primary focus is to increase profits through well thought out procurement decisions and maximise production efficiencies during the process. Bearing in mind one of the main goals to become fully sustainable and green to the environment

 

Process orders timeously and with clear instructions to prevent unnecessary delays

 

Coordinate supplier deliveries according to the production plan while communicating effectively with the production team to ensure all tasks and activities are aligned

 

You will need to be able to effectively manage and organize documents accurately, collect and store data relating to supplier quotes, price lists and MSDS data sheets.

 

Innovate

 

You will need to come up with innovative ideas and solutions in regard to products and services in the electronics department. This includes and not limited to advancing; raw material, production processes and supply chain

 

Industry knowledge

 

Keep abreast and ahead with the industry, encourage you to grow and develop in your space by; visiting suppliers, trade visits and keep up to date with changes in the internal and external environment in which they operate

   

Supply chain management

   

This role will require you to have a good understanding of the raw materials, the service suppliers provide in terms of what they are able to offer, and the cost involved

 

Develop an efficient supply chain which will mitigate any risks and that will advance the business

 

Network and collaborate

 

With your professional and positive approach; continue to build relations as well as build new relationships with suppliers and your stakeholders

 

This is an opportunity to continue developing your negotiation skills in a collaborative-negation manner (win-win) which will benefit stakeholders, clients, the environment which the Business operates as a whole.

Qualifications:
 

At least 1 Year Higher Certificate in Electronics and 3 years’ experience working with electronics / in electronics procurement

 

 

 
Experience:
 

Experience and knowledge of working on an ERP system – reporting, processing and analysing

 

Experience using Excel, PowerPoint and email management

 

You will need to have a proactive, forward thinking and innovative approach in coming up with solutions in your everyday tasks

 

Be a team player and able to communicate professionally and effectively (verbal and written) on different levels; from your team members to MDs of the business; this includes your ability to take instructions effectively

 

To be successful in the role, you will need to have strong numerical skills and be able to calculate and problem solve

 

You need to be proactive in taking action with a sense of urgency

 

An ever changing and flexible environment where you will need to be able to adapt and be resilient. It’s also an environment which can be chaotic and demanding, so having the skills to multitask, prioritize and maintain composure will be required from you

 

It’s important in this role that you are organised and have strong attention to detail to ensure tasks and process are carried out effectively

 

We live in an era where computers, electronics, laptops, and automated machines are a part of our daily lives. A time where ordinary people are creating 3-D models with VR and we have flying gadgets taking photos and videos of the world around us. So, with this said, you will need be computer literate with advanced skills in excel.

 

You should have a good and clear sense of direction to ensure your work and personal development goals are being achieved

 

A fun; passionate and interactive environment where they would love you to be a part of and bring your vibes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

 
Please contact Melanie Els