A well-established organisation in Kempton Park is seeking a Buyer to join their team. Salary to be discussed.


Should you apply for this vacancy and your skills and experience DO NOT match the inherent REQUIREMENTS of this position, YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE IMMEDIATLEY DELETED. Please ensure that you READ and understand this advertised position BEFORE sending your CV to us, or otherwise you will just be wasting YOUR time and ours.

Application Process:

To apply for this position kindly e-mail your updated CV in MS Word format to admin@whmrecruitment.co.za, and indicate the Position name in the Subject Line

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Have a Matric Certificate
  • Have a Minimum of 3 Years’ Experience as a Buyer within the Distribution Industry
  • National Diploma in Supply Chain Management will be an advantage
  • Have a Valid Driver’s License & Own Vehicle
  • Experience with Logistical & Export Procedures is a must
  • Must be MS Office Literate

Key Performance Areas:

  • Optimization of Supplier Relationships.
  • Ensuring 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 GRN’s and invoicing after receipt of deliveries.
  • Planning deliveries with suppliers and warehouse/receiving.
  • Experience of 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 a regular basis to keep up with demand and trends.
  • Setting up meetings with suppliers regularly to negotiate deals.
  • Ensuring pricing master is up to date and communicated with management if any price changes takes place.
  • Retrieve reports from operating system and generate monthly reports to measure trends and manage stock levels.
  • Retrieve reports from operating system and generate monthly reports for management.
  • Admin must be maintained.
  • Numerical and analytical skills.
  • Placing of purchase orders and expediting them timeously.
  • Articulate with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Demonstrates strong organizational skills including an ability to priorities effectively, deliver high quality work to deadlines.


Salary to be discussed.


Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Therefore, if you have not received any correspondence within two weeks of your application, you have been unsuccessful