Procurement Manager (Animal Health/Nutrition) (EE Pref) – Johannesburg

  • Permanent
  • Ref #142473RB
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • East Rand, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Food & Feed, Food Industry & Scientific, Scientific & Chemical
Employer Description

Our client is is a leading supplier of animal health and nutrition products to the Southern African market.

Job Description

  • Accountability for the achievement Gross Margin % targets.
  • Maintenance of selling prices to ensure margins are maintained at desired levels.
  • Managing Animal Health sourcing of raw materials and supply chain.
  • Sourcing reliable suppliers and vendors.
  • Responsible for Strategizing and negotiation with suppliers and vendors in order to acquire the most effective deals and to reduce procurement expenses.
  • Setting sourcing and procurement policies and processes
  • Ensuring quality control of raw materials sourced
  • Developing procurement strategies that are inventive and cost effective
  • Reviewing existing contracts with suppliers and vendors to ensure ongoing feasibility
  • Building and maintaining long term relationships with vendors and suppliers
  • Approving purchase orders and organizing and confirming delivery of goods and services
  • Tracking orders through the shipping department to ensure timeous inventory receipts
  • Preparing procurement reports.
  • Ensure stock optimisation: adequate raw materials available for production within working capital constraints as well as being accountable for stock accuracy
  • Interacting with the sales, production, technical and quality teams to ensure the cohesive management of stock.


  • Degree in Commercial, Supply Chain Management or BSc Animal Health
  • Matric / Grade 12 or NQF equivalent


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Procurement and Supplier relationships.
  • Experience in Animal Health and Nutrition is essential
  • Exposure to supply chain will be advantageous.

Salary / Package

R50K - R64K Cash p/m, Excluding benefits


  • Pension Fund
  • Medical Aid

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