Buyer (Procurement/ Logistics/ EPCM) – Cape Town, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 1 week ago

Reference No. 019 1705 OT

Reference Number: 019 1705 OT

Job Description:

Our client, an EPCM, is seeking a buyer, to report to the Procurement & Logistics Manager, who will be responsible for purchasing, expediting, transport logistics, freight schedules, maintaining procedures and information reporting for allocated purchasing.


  • Perform all dealings with clients, suppliers, manufacturers and freight company personnel professionally, ethically and efficiently, to ensure the highest possible service levels.
  • Communicate openly, professionally, ethically and efficiently at all times with all internal customers to ensure that the highest customer service level is achieved.
  • Adhere to the various project specific and company procedures, work practices, plans, systems and protocols required to work efficiently, and maintain a consistent approach and high standard of work.
  • Responsible and accountable for all expediting and logistics functions as directed by the Procurement & Logistics Manager or Senior Buyer/Procurement Officer.
  • Ensure all assigned purchasing processes are followed strictly in accordance with documented and authorised company procedures.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Qualification in a purchasing discipline preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ proven experience in purchasing, expediting, transport and logistics disciplines, in mining, minerals, engineering, or construction industries.
  • Projects experience with demonstrable procurement, purchasing, expediting, cost control, and transport and logistics knowledge.
  • A sound knowledge of international and local purchasing practices; local tendering and contract laws regulations and practices; freight laws, regulations and practices together with domestic transporting practices and regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience with Microsoft Office.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Solid technical aptitude, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, organisational and time management skills, with the ability to own and prioritise.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to

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Lucía Baeza

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CA Mining

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