Assistant Buyer

  • 102 Kanaal Weg, Potchefstroom Rural 1, Potchefstroom, 2520, South Africa
  • Full-time

Company Description

CFAM Technologies, a manufacturer of world-class food and feed processing equipment is looking for a passionate assistant buyer to support purchasing department with selection and procurement of various products and services. We are passionate about food security and enable communities to utilize locally produced agricultural products to support food security through extrusion technology. We are looking for an experienced, passionate and motivated individual to join our team.

Job Description

  • reviewing, comparing, evaluating products and services required
  • maintain and update supplier information
  • research and evaluate prospective suppliers and make recommendations
  • obtain quotations for products and services
  • follow up and expedite quotations and ordered products and services
  • obtain fixed pricelists for products and services
  • obtain quotes and delivery lead time for outsourced services
  • assists with daily activities of procurement department


  • Basic qualification in Purchasing and Logistics or related field
  • Grade 12
  • Computer Literacy with proven ability to utilize and develop computerized spreadsheets and word processing applications and internet explorer

Additional Information

Key skills required:

  • Knowledge of steel and relevant products sector 
  • Previous purchasing experience in manufacturing environment
  • Competent in Microsoft office package
  • Independent self-starter with ability to pay attention to detail
  • Ability to work on several ongoing projects at the same time
  • Possesses integrity and ability to maintain accurate and confidential records
  • Ability to work on tight deadlines
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Knowledge file management, transcription, and other administrative procedures.
  • Good interpersonal and team working skills