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Senior Buyer

Location:
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Salary:
34 000
Posted:
September 28, 2020

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WILLEM RUDOLF NEL

SENIOR PROCUREMENT BUYER

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

An accomplished and dynamic professional with 25 years working experience across various sectors. Well known for achieving and exceeding company objectives. Currently in the progress of completing a Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management with CIPS.

WORK EXPERIENCE

2021

Diploma - Purchasing & Supply Chain Management (to be completed 2021)

2012

Diploma - Social Media Marketing

Diploma: EU Public Procurement

2007

Diploma: IT Principles - Advanced

Diploma: MS Office - Level 2

2013

Certificate: Matric

Professional Development Courses, Certificates & Training:

2020

Certificate - New Models of Business in Society

Certificate - MATLAB Onramp

Certificate - Machine Learning for Business Professionals

Certificate - Intro to Personal Branding

Short Course: How to Start & Run an Online Business

Short Course: Supply Chain Management

Certificate: Creative Problem Solving

EDUCATION

PROCUREMENT BUYER

ALARIS Antennas

2018 - 2020

Key Functions & Responsibilities:

Research, select and purchase quality products and materials. This includes meeting suppliers to discuss new and existing product lines, account status and discount structures.

Build or improve relationships with suppliers and negotiate the best pricing and terms.

Benchmarking suppliers, creating journal codes on Navision ERP, housekeeping of data on MS Navision ERP, creating of purchase orders, obtaining correct approvals and expediting of open purchase orders.

Arrange transport of goods and track orders to ensure timely delivery.

Analyze market trends and apply this knowledge to make insightful buying decisions.

Coordinate with inventory team, management, and stockroom as required.

Assess quality and of stock received and escalate any discrepancies to suppliers and management.

Request for quotes (RFQ’s).

Expediting imports and exports, routing of material to suppliers for additional work, returning rejected components or assemblies back to suppliers for rework.

Responsible for reorder reports and adjustments, updating item descriptions on Navision ERP and confirming accuracy of bin locations.

Process requisitions and update management on status of orders.

Kitting of printed circuit board BOMS and verifying stock availability.

Writing stock on and off, reclass of stock items to different bins, creating new bin locations on MS Navision ERP and in stores.

GRN of purchase orders and straight invoicing for cash on delivery (COD) purchases.

Liaising closely with the engineering department with regards to BOM specifications/ suitable substitutes.

Liaising with production with regards to outstanding components.

Buying electrical components just in time (JIT) locally and internationally to be utilized in make to order sub-assemblies.

Creating and releasing of production orders.

Consumption of firm planned production orders and updating the OFP status of each cycle.

Updating the budget to actual and report back at the end of the build.

Outsourcing of certain printed circuit board repairs or modifications.

Total project management with regards to contracting, pricing, monitoring, resolving queries and status updates from printed circuit board manufacturers as well as assemblers.

CONTACT

East Rand, Gauteng

072-***-****

adggm3@r.postjobfree.com

Certificate: Creating a Dynamite Job Portfolio

Certificate: Getting Started with AWS Machine Learning

Certificate: Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning & Discover Your Hidden Potential

Certificate: Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects

Certificate: Business & Office Administration

Certificate: Cloud Computing Basics

Certificate: Business & Office Management

Certificate: Creative Thinking & Innovation

Certificate: Intro to Business Accounting

Certificate: Successful Negotiation, Essential Strategies & Skills

Certificate: Marketing Analytics

Certificate: Self Leadership

2018

Certificates: Crypto Currency Courses

2016

Certificate of Attendance: The Basics of Imports

2015

Certificate of Attendance - Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 3

2014

Certificate: Basic Radio Frequency

2012

Certificate: Aggregate Supply & Demand

Certificate: Fundamentals of Economics

Certificate: Introducing the Art of Negotiation

Certificate: Mind Mapping Tool

Certificate: IBS Professional Qualification - Business Administration NQF 3

Certificate: Customer Service Training

Certificate: Creating a Need for Your Product

Certificate: Fundamentals of Incoterms

2011

Short Course: Intro to Project Management

2008

Computerized Till Programming

2005

Advanced Level - English as a Foreign Language

2003

Training for Static & Patrol Guards

EDUCATION

SENIOR BUYER (ADDITIONAL ROLES INDICATED BELOW)

COMSOL Networks

November 2012 – October 2017

Summary of Roles Held:

Senior Buyer: (September 2015 – October 2017)

Acting Supply Chain Manager (01 – 29 September 2017)

Buyer - Communications Solutions (November 2012 – August 2015)

Key Functions & Responsibilities:

Liaising closely with the planning/ project management departments with regards to the final vetting of BOMs and status updates from contractors to their end client and all internal stakeholders.

Contracting, monitoring, and obtaining feedback from electrical, fibre, mast erection, air conditioning, power and solar contractors in response of all projects within the company.

Maintaining satisfactory stock levels on licensed RF equipment and communicating with international vendors for deployment at agreed intervals in accordance with project requirements.

Coordinating and expediting of international shipments.

Exploring and implementing cost saving practices.

Meeting with suppliers to discuss new/ existing product lines and maintain or improve business relationships.

Joint supervision of junior buyers (2) within the business unit.

Purchasing of electric cabling, network, and RF equipment.

Involved in creating the process flow for the business unit in Service Now.

Negotiating discounts with suppliers and increasing and decreasing credit limits

Sourcing of unusual or non-stocked items.

Assisting with moving aged inventory on the system by making suggestions to the planning department of possible on hand stock that can be utilized instead.

Weekly reporting to sales and planning on what stock is available and in what quantities.

Assisting provisioning with obtaining and issuing of software upgrade keys from portal.

Making joint decisions during an interview regarding a potential new buyer joining the team.

Procurement of safety equipment and training for technicians.

All ad-hoc purchasing required by organization.

Research and development on existing or new products.

Involved with acquiring a new fleet of vehicles for technicians.

BUYER/ PROCUREMENT

Authentic Marketing Solutions

December 2009 - January 2011

LOGISTICS CO-ORDINATOR

Elite Chauffeur Services

January 2009 - August 2009

OWNER/ MANAGER

Biltong Masters

February 2008 - September 2008

PROPERTY MANAGER

Self Employed

January 2005 - November 2007

SECURITY OFFICER/ RECEPTION

Shield Guarding Co, London

2003 – 2005

WORK EXPERIENCE

Procurement Project Management

Supplier Management

Supplier Negotiations

Supplier Development

Supplier Audits & Qualifications

Quality Management (QA / QC)

Stock & Inventory Control

Contract Management

Change & Crisis Management

Cost & Budget Management

Performance Management & Evaluations

Forecasting

Portfolio Management

Process Improvement

Sub-Contractor Management

Supplier Selection Management

Stakeholder Engagement & Relationship Building

Customer Service

Requirement Identification & Analysis

Resources Management

Presentation of Reports

Price & Spend Analysis

Strategic Planning

Analytical Thinking

Microsoft Office Suite

SAGE Accpac

Microsoft Navision

WinSMS

Dreamweaver

Service Now

SKILLS

Able to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with staff, stakeholders, and suppliers.

Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills.

Analytical, numerically astute with strong demonstrated problem-solving abilities.

Able to manage time effectively, prioritize tasks and achieve set targets.

Commercial and financial awareness with a full understanding of how failure impacts the production, manufacture, and customer order fulfilment.

PERSONAL DETAILS

Willem Rudolf Nel

ID Number: 780**********

Nationality: South African

Languages: English and Afrikaans

Transport: Yes

Notice Period: Available

REFERENCES

Eurika Van Wyk

Procurement Manager

Alaris Antennas

Tel: (27-11-034-****

Cell: (27-82-415-****

Darren Morgan

Chief Operations Officer

Communication Solutions

Tel: +27-10-140-****

Cell: (27-82-328-****

Trevor Groves

Managing Director

Authentic Marketing Solutions

Tel: +27-11-022-****

David Harwood

Managing Director

Elite Chauffeur Services

Tel: +27-11-447-****

Nick Tolley

Contract’s Manager

The Shield Guarding Company

Tel: +44-20-758*-****

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