Import Buyer - Pinetown, South Africa - Tryon Consultancy

Tryon Consultancy
Tryon Consultancy
Verified Company
Pinetown, South Africa

23 hours ago

Thabo Mthembu

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Thabo Mthembu

beBee Recruiter

Create orders on key/critical commodities.

  • Conduct Price Review and negotiations with Suppliers.
  • Facilitate the selection of suppliers.
  • Determine the best cost routing for suppliers.
  • Liaise with the suppliers regarding quality and delivery issues.
  • Draw up Supplier contracts/Service Level Agreements and Request for Quotes (RFQs).

  • Supplier Invoice received, checked & updated on excel shipping report

Export & local distribution -local excludes commercial invoice preparation

  • Tariff heading determination via SARS website or directly from the clearing agent
  • Manual Invoice & packing slip prepared via excel spreadsheet
  • Waybill completion as per selected courier's instruction


  • Issuing outofstock slips for stock received via Rebate requisition form
  • Capturing of rebate stock records on excel spreadsheet, details extracted from DA 62 form from supplier
  • Work out how many pairs were made from product
  • Calculations worked out from the rebate list
  • Print out a list of rebate goods per month, file DA 62 forms & issue docs per month
  • Daily physical checks of rebate store to ensure only rebate goods are stored

Customs Application

  • Matric/Grade 1
  • Tertiary Qualification in Supply Chain or Finance
  • 5+ years of import buying experience in a manufacturing environment


  • Excellent negotiating skills.
  • Ability to drive costsaving initiatives while maintaining product quality.
  • Strong customerfacing skills.
  • Presentable and professional.
  • Supply Chain background and expertise.
  • A strong finance background will be advantageous.
  • Computer Literate, preferably on an MRP System.

R30, R38,000.00 per month

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (required)

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