Import Procurement Clerk – Manufacturing

Cato Ridge, eThekwini

Purpose of Position:

Complement Recruitment are recruiting for a Import Procurement Clerk to be based in Cato Ridge, eThekwini, Durban, Kwazulu Natal. This is a permanent position reporting to the Procurement Section in Charge, and carries the primary responsibility of requesting quotations, entry level negotiations, VCRD creations and purchase order creations from international suppliers. Experience in a Manufacturing industry essential, as well as international import and export experience. The role is to develop into diverse skills of a junior buyer, procurement and freight.

Basic Overview:

Import Procurement Clerk – Manufacturing | eThekwini – Durban

Salary: R15-17K CTC – Permanent

Please Submit: Updated MS Word CV including reasons for leaving ALL Employment History; Current or previous Salary per month

Direct Experience with procurement, imports essential, applicants must be from a Manufacturing purchasing environment dealing with products and suppliers on a national and international level.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12
  • 2 years’ experience within a similar role
  • Must be from Manufacturing with International procurement industry experience (freight, import, exports)
  • Own reliable transport

Job Requirements:

  • Sourcing new suppliers
  • Negotiations
  • VCRD creations
  • Zero penalties or delays in Freight goods
  • Updating and reporting on pending indents
  • Updating and reporting on pending purchase orders
  • Monitoring of prices and usage of consumables and advising responsible persons
  • Conducting supplier audits
  • Problem solving and assisting in case of absenteeism
  • Monthly kaizen submissions
  • Invoice check and submission to accounts
  • Freight forwarder documentation (checking, sign-off & submission)

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to be self-managed and multi task
  • Ability to work within a team & under pressure
  • Highly systematic, organised and accurate record keeping
  • Sound negotiation skills and product knowledge

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