Junior Technical Buyer – BOM Engineering Jobs

  • Full Time
  • East Rand, South Africa


East Rand – Purpose of Role: Primarily responsible is procurement functions for all parts and material. All products and parts are to be secured at cost, quality and delivery at competitive levels consistent with policies and performance requirements while maintaining a strong supplier relationship to assure continuity of supply and maximum profitability.

High School: Grade 12
Exposure to the Locomotive /Railway /Rollingstock industry
Certificate or diploma Coursein procurement and supply chain management

3 – 5 Years’ experience in purchasing, engineering and material controls
Possess the ability to read and interpret documents such as emails, quotes, contracts, and bills of lading, drawings, and bill of materials
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
Ability to speak clearly and professionally with internal and external customers Knowledge of purchasing, engineering, material controls and accounting processes
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standard and non- standard situations
Ability to think quickly and react to situations under time restraints for problem resolution
Ability to multi-task and re-prioritize as required. Emphasis on streamlining the process continually. Acts professionally under pressure

Prepares Material Request Proposals (MRP) and creates Returned Materials Authorizations (RMA)
Expedites P.O.’s as needed, or delays as necessary to organizational commitments
Sources all domestic vendors; initiates new supplier search and performs supplier evaluation with the SCT quality team
Obtain acknowledgment of all PO place
Identify problem areas that impact supplier delivery and quality performance and initiates corrective action
Supports organization to reduce cost, consolidate supply base, reduce inventory, develop and implement new suppliers
Understand, track, and forecast the key cost drivers for assigned suppliers and takes appropriate actions
Control purchased material and product cost
Establish and maintain supplier performance and certification process
Works closely with the Production/Factory Manager in scheduling requirements
Create schedules through the use of excel – outside of the company system to verify to the system
Perform spreadsheet analysis, cost analysis and comparisons
Engages in Customer Service responsibilities related to estimated delivery times

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