Parts Buyer - Inound Freight
We have an amazing opportunity to join an established , industry leader with more than 50 years experience, who currently employs over 3000 people worldwide. With locations in South Africa, Germany, Canada, and North America, opportunity awaits for the right person! They were recognized in 2005 as the most innovative technology company in its field in South Afirca. This includes 3 Technology Top 100 Awards by the Dept. of Science & Technology.
We are looking for highly motivated and experienced Procurement / Parts Buyer who has a positive attitude and a commitment to exceptional customer service. This person will be responsible for all inbound related freight functions / responsibilities, purchasing, and management within the scope of responsibilities outlined in this job description.
If you have the experience and skill-set required, please send your resume to email@example.com along with a brief description of why you would be the right fit.
*Receive parts and materials into various inventory systems
*Obtain quotes from local vendors, create PO's, and communicate status to customers where necessary
*Responsible for quality and accuracy of inbound shipments and parts received from vendors
*Resolve inbound part discrepancies in a timely manner and quarantine parts properly
*Monitor/perform periodic vendor performance audits and established KPI's
*Order parts from local vendors and W/O's as required
*Allocate parts to W/O's and create pick tickets
*Issue parts to W/O's, finalize & close W/O's, and transfer completed W/O to Outbound Parts Supervisor for invoicing
*Review/maintain weekly back order reports, follow-up with vendors, take corrective action, and provide feedback to management
*Monitor inventory stock levels/re-order levels daily and order/replenish parts as needed
*Obtain freight quotes, approve an arrange for inbound shipments
*Review and reconcile inbound freight bills and forward to accounting for processing
*Liaise with assigned import freight forwarder and make necessary arrangements for delivery
Working hours: 8 AM - 5 PM
*Proficient in MS Office - Word and Excel
*Experience in Fishbowl Inventory Management System & QuickBooks (Preferred but not required)
*Associates degree in Purchasing, Materials Management, or 5 years of equivalent experience in related field
*2 years' experience and certified in forklift operations, preferred
*Ability to carry up to 50lbs.
*Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record
*Adhere to company anti-drug program and undergo random drug testing
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