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Company Name:Profile Personnel
Job Type:Full-Time

Local Buyer required for a reputable automotive manufacturing company based in East London, Eastern Cape

Requirements : 

  • Grade 12 with a recognized Bachelors Degree
  • Demonstrated experience in purchasing processes ; sourcing, negotiation techniques, contract management and operational procurement
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the Automotive Components Sector
  • Advanced Computer literacy
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Direct and Indirect Purchasing experience
  • Demonstrated experience in localizing various imported products
  • Advanced analytical skills


  • Provide market intelligence for global/regional category strategy development
  • Focus on local execution of category strategies; execute local supplier management and provide field support for global/regional categories
  • Develop sourcing strategies for materials and services not covered by category strategies based on demand, supply market and supplier analysis
  • Manage contracts and supply issues; prepare, conclude and maintain contract documents
  • Conduct defined P2P activities for local demands according to standard processes; drive operational efficiency of the local purchasing function (steering and controlling)
  • Plan, generate, track and document relevant savings and other KPIs in order to ensure compliant realistation of relevant targets and contribute to the success of the business
  • Fulfill primary role as contact for business partners/stakeholders at assigned sites; understand and agree on site-specific measures and projects; foster early involvement in local initiatives
  • Initiate working capital initiatives.

Should you wish to apply please email your CV through to Kerry O’Hagan at Kerry@profilepersonnel.co.za

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive a response within 14 days please consider your application unsuccessful. We will keep your CV on our database for any other relevant roles that may arise.

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