Senior Purchasing Administrator (Ref: ZHSPA)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Engineering sector in Middleburg - Mpumalanga
Posted On Tuesday 2 July 2019
Job Description:

Large Manufacturing plant in Middleburg has a vacancy for a Senior Purchasing Administrator (Contracts) to identify, compile and implement contracts and PLA’s.

This role requires at least 3 – 5 years’ experience as a Purchasing Administrator with emphasis on Contracts and Price List Agreements. A relevant supply chain or purchasing degree is essential for this role. AA/EE position.

Main job function

Identify, compile and implement contracts and Price List Agreements (PLA’s)

Liaise with internal clients and external suppliers

Process purchase requests to purchase orders

Source potential suppliers and request them to quote on provided scope of work

Evaluate and adjudicate supplier quotations

Negotiate contract terms with suppliers, pricing, payment terms, quality, lead time, etc

Expedite all outstanding orders and handle creditor queries

Handle all administration related to contracts, PLAs

File related documents


Grade 12

Diploma/degree in Purchasing, Supply Management or Commercial field

A CIPS qualification will be an added advantage


Knowledge of Contract Law

Experience in an administrative role.

Organising and time management skills

Negotiation skills

High attention to detail and conflict management

Strong analytical and administration skills.

Ability to interact with suppliers in an assertive yet professional manner is important. 

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 Zita Hilson