Kontak Recruitment Junior Buyer Jobs in South Africa

Kontak Recruitment Junior Buyer Jobs in South Africa

  • Kontak Recruitment is currently assisting a client within distribution who require the expertise of a goal orientated Junior buyer who is driven to maximise profit margins by successfully negotiating with suppliers. Buying experience within the FMCG and export market will be an advantage.


  • Ensure that products/ stock is bought and negotiated at the most favourable costs;

  • Negotiate terms with suppliers;

  • Manage the daily inventory processes;

  • Forecast, management and buying of stock;

  • Check GRN’s and invoicing after receipt of delivery;

  • Plan deliveries in conjunction with suppliers and warehouse/ receiving team;

  • Source new suppliers and products on a regular basis to ensure that the company keeps up with the demand and market trends;

  • Ensuring pricing data is updated at all times and communicate any changes to the management team;

  • Generate monthly reports by pulling data from the system to measure trends and manage stock levels;

  • Retrieve reports from operating system and generate monthly reports for management;

  • Place purchase orders and expedite;

  • Articulate with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels is essential;


  • Grade 12;

  • 2+ years relevant buying/ purchasing/ procurement experience;

  • Tertiary qualification in supply chain management is advantageous;

  • Experience with export procedures;

  • Proficient in using MS Office with a focus on Excel;

  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills;

  • Ability to travel to Southern African countries.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kontak Recruitment Junior Buyer Jobs in South Africa

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