AECI Jobs in Gauteng – Head Of Procurement

Website AECI Limited

Job Responsibilities:

  • Investigate trends in pricing and availability of typical materials, goods and services
  • Track global & local feed stock, forex movements & translate into price forecasts
  • Negotiating terms and prices with suppliers, monitoring, and assessing their performance and maintaining cost-effective practices
  • Maintain necessary ISO procedures/ documentation, related to the Purchasing
  • Source and benchmark alternative products to ensure business continuity
  • Facilitate implementation of procurement procedures for continuous improvement
  • Collaborate closely with Operations (Manufacturing team in DBN &PMB), Logistics and Pricing team.
  • Analyse the marketplace to find suppliers that provide best product/service cost, quality and delivery objectives
  • Supplier Relationship Management & Contracting
  • Negotiate and conclude supply contracts with key suppliers
  • Understanding of import documentation procedures and INCOTERMS
  • Lead a procurement team (based in JHB, PMB & DBN)
  • Manage stock to optimal levels; realize inventory cost efficiencies in raw material and work in progress

Job Requirements:

  • Relationship management
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail
  • Commercial Business Acumen (especially imports)

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree/Diploma in Business, Procurement, Supply Chain Management /Chemical Degree
  • Knowledge and experience in transformative Preferential Procurement policy under BBBEE regulations
  • Extensive experience in manufacturing chemicals purchasing an added advantage
  • Background in manufacturing processes and a working knowledge of MRP & ERP systems (SAP) preferred
  • Minimum 3 years Chemicals buying experience
  • Minimum 7 years Procurement experience and at least 3 years as a Manager

Job Details:

Company: AECI Limited

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Modderfontein, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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