Buyer – FMCG Perishables (Retail) (JB361)

JHB North

R30 000 – R45 000


Kontak Recruitment is currently recruiting and hiring on behalf of a successful family owned business that requires an experienced Buyer specific to foods.

As the Buyer/Purchaser the main objective is to ensure that optimal stock levels are maintained for 4 different sites and that wastage is kept to a minimum.


Responsibilities of Buyer | Purchaser:

Negotiate prices on key materials and/or indirect goods and services

Schedule deliveries to optimise inventory levels

Create and issue purchase orders and order products for just-in-time delivery

Effectively manage perishable and non-perishable inventory to maximise availability and minimise waste

Analyse pricing, order history, cost savings and increases

Coordinate pricing

Maintain approved cost sheets


Requirements or Buyer| Purchaser:

Relevant tertiary qualification

5+ years’ experience as a Buyer specifically having dealt with food

Experience with procurement strategies and inventory management

Demonstrated negotiation and problem-solving skills

Strong analytical and decision-making skills

Proficiency in advanced Microsoft Excel and other ERP systems

Excellent organisational, writing and communication skills

Own transport as there are 4 sites to manage


Please email cv to kn6ku3@apply.simplify.hr and quote Buyer – FMCG Perishables (Retail) (JB361) in the subject line

For full spec and to apply online https://www.kontak.co.za/buyer-jobs-in-sandton.php

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