Faurecia: Purchasing Graduate

The IDP Purchasing Graduate is responsible for supporting the plants needs and services for all four plants through Guided Buying & Faurecia Spend Management.

Closing date: Ongoing

Location: Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape

Essential responsibilities and duties

As a Purchasing Graduate, your main responsibilities are as follow: 

  • Assist in monitoring of ARIBA and ensuring ICB compliance.

  • Assist in ensuring KPI’S are met with primary focus on achieving best pricing and cost savings managed through PAP/GPS
  • Responsible for managing SLP (MDM) by creating & extending vendors.
  • Support with MFC workshops across all 4 plants

  • Month end reporting – PO after invoice.
  • Launching of RFQ’S
  • NRFT
  • Managing fixed assets (ZFCA po Type) (Fleet – Forklifts, cars, printers, real estate)
  • Managing price variance & payment queries
  • Analysing & Submitting contracts (SLA) via DocuSign

Qualifications and Experience

The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Education: National Diploma or bachelor’s degree in Purchasing, Supply Chain, Operations Management, or a Business-related qualification.
  • Knowledge and experience: 
  • Limited experience required

  • Knowledge of productivity / lean management methodology
  • Knowledge of Purchasing, production, quality and logistics
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of products and technology
  • Languages: Ability to speak, write and read the English language.
  • Drivers licence beneficial

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