Senior Npm Buyer

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Senior Npm Buyer

A concern within the automotive manufacturing industry is seeking a Senior NBM Buyer to join their team.

Open position : Senior NBM Buyer

Location : Port Elizabeth

Salary : Market related

Type : Permanent position

Equity position : Yes

Job requirements :

- Minimum of a National Diploma in Stores and Inventory or Purchasing Management

- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Purchasing / Procurement Management for the automotive sector / manufacturing environment

- Minimum of 3 Years management experience of a small group of employees

- Good negotiating skills

Duties :


- Perform the buying function and co-ordinate transport of NPM items and spares

- Conduct and co-ordinate technical & commercial negotiations with vendors

- Perform and manage supplier delivery performance

- Negotiate commercial terms and contracts with suppliers.


- Maintain Master Data, materials and vendors

- Resolves problems when required

- Maintain pricing tables.


- Co-ordinate the delivery and logistics of local and imported NPM materials and spares

- Expedite late deliveries and take corrective actions when required


- Create or review contract documents with vendors

- Co-ordinate the on-time review of existing contracts and re-negotiate extensions where needed

- Liaise with Corporate Purchasing on global contracts


- Budget and plan annually the NPM material requirements

- Maintain MRP setting for materials to meet annual, monthly, weekly and daily requirements

- Ensure that stock holding meets management requirements to reduce negative impact on cash flow

- Prevent production losses due to material shortages


- Global KPI reports, monthly

- Local management reports, monthly

- Daily review of exception reports from EDI systems

- Control weekly and monthly consignment reports to suppliers

- PIP and savings reports to be updated monthly


- Handle all recruitment, discipline, reward and recognition, succession planning, development and retention related initiatives for subordinates with the support of HR and in line with Company policies and procedures

Candidates meeting the above criteria are invited to apply for the position by emailing their CV to

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