Graduate Trainee – Procurement 22 views4 applications

Our client within the FMCG Industry is looking for a Graduate Trainee – Procurement to join their team.

Major Functions/Accountabilities: 

  • Receive, check for specifications, check for authorisation and log Internal Requisitions.
  • Receive and dispatch goods from Suppliers to Divisions.
  • Process Returned Goods from Divisions to Suppliers and following up until Goods are returned back to Divisions.
  • Resolve all urgent Internal Requisition with 36hours.
  • Source at least three quotations from reputable local or international suppliers when making purchases to maximise on Value Purchasing.
  • Raise Purchase Orders and get them authorised before sending them to Suppliers.
  • Receive stock items checking for agreed quality and standards.
  • Filing of all purchasing documents in a systematic well-organised manner
  • Check for agreed quality and standards on services given by suppliers, both local & international
  • Follow-up on all goods & services purchased ensuring that all Orders are completed on agreed timelines
  • Update Stock & Orders Tracker daily
  • Update all records in the Sage Evolution Purchasing module
  • Manage and control Stocks ensuring reorder levels are maintained and that no stock out occurs.
  • Ensure that all stock items are safely stored and well-arranged at all times
  • Negotiate with suppliers for discounts, credit terms, and favourable prices.
  • Ensure suppliers are paid according to agreed terms.
  • Continuous review and updating Procurement Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Any other duties that might be assigned by Management from time to time.

 Skills and Competencies

  1. Technical expertise
  2. Numerical skills
  3. Strong and attention to detail
  4. Proactive and entrepreneurial bent
  5. Strong leadership capacity with high impact and influence
  6. Strong communication & negotiation skills
  7. Planning and organizing skills
  8. Good at relationships and an outgoing personality
  9. Computer literacy in all basic business programs
  10. Budgeting and cost management skills


Computer Proficiency

  Excellent computer skills, particularly Pastel, Microsoft Excel, Word and Power

Point plus experience with Sage Evolution

More Information

  • Salary Negotiable
  • Starting ASAP
  • Job Status Open
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