Buyer /Procurement Officer ( FMCG)(MKT093)

  • Kempton Park, South Africa
  • Full-time

Company Description

As a recruitment agency based in Johannesburg, Kontak Recruitment has been partnering and assisting employers of all sizes in recruiting and sourcing of the best possible staff and personnel for job opportunities of all levels in various career fields.

Job Description

Buyer /Procurement Officer ( FMCG)(MKT093)


R15000 – R20000 per month CTC

Medical aid 50/50% included in CTC


Minimum requirements: (Please note minimum requirements before applying)

Minimum matric

3 years working experience in the procurement field

National Diploma in supply chain management/Similar (Required)

Buying experience in FMCG and Export market

English and Portuguese will be an advantage



Must be goal driven to maximise profit margins for company through procurement processes

Strong communication skills

Must be able to work under pressure to achieve targets and deadlines


Duties and Responsibilities:

Optimise supplier relationships

Ensure products are bought and negotiated at market related prices or less

Negotiating trading terms with suppliers to achieve maximum payment terms, rebates and marketing support

Managing daily inventory processes

Forecasting, management of stock and purchasing thereof

Checking of gm’s and invoicing after receipt of deliveries

Planning deliveries with suppliers and warehouse/receiving

Problem solving, investigating and resolving queries promptly and effectively

Market surveys to be conducted to check competitiveness of product range

Sourcing of new suppliers and products on regular basis to keep up with demand and trends

Setting up meetings with suppliers to negotiate deals

Ensuring pricing master is up to date and communicated with management if any price changes take place

Retrieve reports from operating system and generate monthly reports for management

Placing of purchase orders and expediting timeously

Articulate with ability to communicate effectively at all levels



Experience with logistical and export procedures

Experience in use of MS office

Excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills

English and Portuguese will be an advantage

Good administrative and organisation skills