Dependent Demand Buyer

Our Client is looking for a Dependent Demand Buyer that will be responsible for maintaining inventory levels required for manufacturing and to ensure the sourcing of any new or replacement requirements as the need arises to ensure uninterrupted supply.
  • Assist with the management of inventory levels of manufacturing components for third party manufacturers and sub suppliers.
  • Building and maintaining good relationships with suppliers.
  • Support the efforts of the New Product Development Team to bring new products to Market.
  • Assist with the sourcing and supplying of all production components required.
  • Assist with the negotiating of pricing and supply terms with suppliers.
  • Assist with the sourcing of alternative suppliers without disrupting supply.
  • Assist with costing analysis on a regular basis.
  • Ordering of requirements as per planned production schedule – both consumables and for production (raw materials and packaging materials).

  • Computer Literate with knowledge of MS Office – especially Excel.
  • Relevant Degree is essential.

  • Experience with an accounting system e.g. Pastel Evolution.
  • Experience with an ERP / MRP system will be beneficial.
  • 3-5 Years’ Experience as a Dependent Demand Buyer.
  • Experience in the Pharmaceutical environment will be beneficial.
  • Experience in procuring componentry is essential.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Should be very organised
  • Deadline driven
  • Customer Focus
  • Persistent
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Dependent Demand Buyer
South Africa - Any Region

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