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Job Title: Purchasing Coordinator



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Job Type: Permanent full-time

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Purchasing Coordinator

  • Order all approved goods and services in accordance with purchasing policies, procedures and standards.
    • Planning and scheduling of receipts for all incoming raw materials, packaging and colours
    • Establish and ensure lead times for ordering/receiving of goods and services.
    • Liaises with demand planner, warehouse and other key stakeholders for volumes/quantities by type and date required.
    • Complete web based requisitions and convert to purchase orders
    • Ensure raw material orders and third party items are processed within adequate time to ensure 100% available supply.
    • Analyze trends and market conditions for the present and future pricing, availability, lead time and capacity of goods and services.
    • Liaise with suppliers, brokers and government agencies as required.
    • Report on suppliers’/contractors’ performance to ensure quality of service.
    • Prepare the landed cost for all raw material purchases
    • Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies
    • Proactively and innovatively resolve shortages/overages in accordance with contractual agreements and service level agreements.
    • Ensure that the Customs department has accurate documentation before the shipment arrives so as to minimize demurrage, port rent and other related cost

• CIPS level 2 or a first degree in Management
• Two years’ experience in a similar working position
• An equivalent combination of academic and work experience
Other requirements to perform the job:
• Negotiation skills
• Good communication skills
• Excellent time-management.
• Excellent customer service skills
• Ability to analyze and execute in a fast paced and time sensitive environment
• Computer Literate

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