Buyer / Procurement Officer (FMCG) (Johannesburg)

  • Permanent
  • Ref #398446BDU
  • Posted 6 days ago
  • Johannesburg North, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Food & Feed, Food Industry & Scientific, Logistics, Manufacturing/Production, Procurement
Employer Description

Supplier of frozen and chilled produce.

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Buyer / Procurement Officer to join their team in Johannesburg.

Duties will include but mot limited to:

  • Source high quality and cost-efficient suppliers and products
  • Purchase stock from merchandisers or suppliers.
  • Vendor delivery schedules and out storage delivery bookings
  • Minimum and Maximum stock holdings calculated according to average sales
  • Daily stock monitoring with controllers regarding space allocations and expiry dates
  • Monitoring sales of products and compare specifications and prices of competitive items.
  • Evaluate price increases or other material changes to orders and contracts already in force.
  • Compiles records of items purchased or transferred between departments.
  • Verify information or specifications on products and services.
  • Assess and evaluate potential new suppliers.
  • Determine the value of goods or services.
  • Discuss business strategies, practices, or policies with managers.
  • Catalogue management, broadsheet advertising.
  • Trade agreements, settlement discounts and Rebates
  • Launching and awareness of new product lines
  • Sales Meetings – product discussion
  • Food and safety Meetings


  • Matric
  • Post qualification would be beneficial


  • Computer Literate and Multitasking
  • Syspro, SAP and Excel Pivot Tables experience  a must
  • Speak English/Afrikaans fluently
  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience as a buyer (FMCG)
  • Must be able to negotiate prices
  • Inventory Management

Salary / Package

Negotiable depending on experience