Technical Buyer (Engineering) – East Rand

  • Permanent
  • Ref #407260RB
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • East Rand, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Engineering - Factory, Manufacturing/Production
Employer Description

Our client is a precision engineering and equipment manufacturer.

Job Description

  • Prepare price estimations for quotation (RFQ’s)
  • Negotiate and place purchase orders for manufacture, spare parts and repairs
  • Scope of Work (SOW) Creation and Quality Control Plan (QCP) with view on placement of order
  • Obtain drawings and bill of materials (BOM)
  • Analyse the local availability of material and check for equivalent and propose to engineering department for approval
  • Develop local sourcing of manufactured items with the QA/QC person and Engineering
  • Prepare estimation sheets (BOMs)
  • Expedite all orders placed and manage suppliers with KPIs
  • Update the progress report of supplier deliveries on a weekly basis
  • Analyse stock of items for repairable and define re-ordering quantities on a monthly basis


  • Matric
  • Artisan / Technician qualification would be advantageous


  • A minimum of 3 - 5 years' buying experience in an engineering environment
  • Must be able to interpret engineering drawings and buy directly from them

Salary / Package

Negotiable (depending on experience)