Purchase Manager

Reference: 9196 AV
Consultant: Anneke Viviers 

Job Description: 

  • Purchase supply of products/materials
  • Determine the lowest cost for products/materials
  • Track and record orders
  • Receive orders and document arrivals
  • Follow up the material delivery schedule as per ETA and whether payment is done/credits processed.
  • Manage supply base
  • Analyse market and delivery systems
  • Source and interview vendors; negotiate contracts and costs
  • Analyze supply base
  • Prepare requisitions and purchase orders
  • Monitor order expenses
  • Organize and schedule purchases in a timely manner
  • Communicate performances and costs to management
  • Recommend new processes or systems for improvement; implement new ideas and strategies
  • Communicate with vendors, clients, customers, team members, and managers to align goals
  • Operate equipment and follow all safety procedures
  • Comply to scorecard measurement system to track values.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of the Company’s financial information, Stock sheets, and Transaction details 


  • Bachelor’s degree in procurement, business, finance, or related field
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Experienced at compiling and following strict budgets.
  • Physically fit and able, to stand, bend, squat, and lift.
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently.
  • At least 10 – 15 years’ experience in procurement in the steelmaking environment.
  • Experience in industry procedures, costs, and terms.
  • Must have applied procurement skills in the Cape area and surrounds.

How to Apply: 

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za. 
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system. 
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice. 
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.