Monday , January 30 2023

AVI Networks Careers – Material Buyer

Website AVI Limited

Job Description:

An exciting opportunity exists for a Materials Buyer at NATIONAL BRANDS LIMITED Isando, Biscuits.  The successful candidate will be responsible for placing orders for site material requirements, mainly engineering spares and project order processes, managing master data on SAP, liaising with suppliers, and ensuring the availability of required parts and spares to support the site operations. The successful candidate will report directly to the Senior Buyer.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Report out-of-stock material, reasons for out-of-stock situation and an action plan put in place for month-end reports
  • Report on out-of-stock material delayed or cancelled orders – reasons for the situation and action plan to recover.
  • Report on stock value on hand and inventory days’ cover reasons for high stock levels and actions to reduce it.
  • Maintain reasonable days cover of material to avoid excessive stock holding cost and space constraints
  • Monitor slow-moving materials to optimise order quantities and frequency and avoid having
  • Using SAP, Scada & physical counts  look at the stock on hand quantities and identify requirements to be ordered
  • aged stock that results in packing delays in productionReport on the stock value on hand and inventory days cover, reasons for high stock levels and actions to reduce for month-end reports

Job Requirements:

  • Articulating Information
  • Documenting Facts
  • Building Relationships
  • Working Together
  • Meeting Deadlines

Qualification & Experience:

  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar buyer function gained within a Manufacturing or FMCG environment
  • Solid understanding of MRP / Master data in SAP
  • SAP experience is essential
  • Experience working with project order requirements is an advantage
  • Experience working in an engineering spare environment
  • A relevant completed qualification in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Purchasing, required
  • Proficient in MS Office (especially Excel)

Job Details:

Company: AVI Limited

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Purchasing

Job Location: Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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