Reference Number

Technical Procurement Assistant

Salary Range

R 12 000 - R 18 000 CTC per month

Brief Description

A leading mining company is seeking the expertise of a Technical Procurement Assistant to join their supply chain team.

Job Description


  • Ability to process drawings
  • Monitor QC
  • Negotiate with current and potential suppliers
  • Assist production with technical coursing as well as supplier interactions
  • Monitor stock levels and identify purchasing needs
  • Research potential vendors
  • Track orders and ensure timely delivery
  • Update internal databases with order details (dates, vendors, quantities, discounts)
  • Conduct market research to identify pricing trends
  • Evaluate offers from vendors and negotiate better prices
  • Prepare cost analyses
  • Maintain updated records of invoices and contracts
  • Follow up with suppliers, as needed, to confirm or change orders
  • Liaise with warehouse staff to ensure all products arrive in good condition
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience as a Purchasing Assistant, Purchasing Officer or similar role
  • BSc (or similar) in Logistics, Business Administration or relevant field
  • Good understanding of supply chain procedures
  • Hands-on experience with purchasing software
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Knowledge of market research
  • Solid organizational skills

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