Procurement Specialist job in Westville KwaZuluNatal at Smith & Nephew

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Employer - Smith & Nephew
Job title - Procurement Specialist
Job Description

Role Overview:

The incumbent is to execute the formalization of planned purchases according to the replenishment plan, following source rules and agreements, and manage and execute inbound logistics activities until stock is available for sales.

The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that the supply of materials meet the Supply Schedule and minimum stock levels to ensure operational continuity. The individual must maintain strong relationships both internally and externally to ensure supply of materials meet requirements.

The incumbent will work closely with the Demand Planning team to collaborate on maintaining a high level of forecast accuracy as well perform analysis

Vendor Management
Budget, track and report spend monthly across all vendors.
Facilitate weekly collaboration session with CIM planners (vendor)
Prepare weekly dashboard on KPI's for Vendor (Spend, ETA, Back order, Inbound service level)
Escalation procedure for stock issues

Purchase order management
Create visibility on open purchase orders value
Follow up weekly on outstanding purchase orders
Cancel purchase orders that are outdated
Business Management
Support Demand/Supply planner with weekly touch point
Provide query support to marketing & sales teams
Provide weekly dashboard to provide KPI visibility

Stock Management
Prepare In transit report weekly
Provide feedback to business on ETA of stock

Receiving
Assist in loading IAJ's onto AX for receiving teams
Correct receiving issues regarding pricing and quantity with new IAJ's
Support Operations with entire receiving process

Adhoc
Quarterly Stock Count
Vendor evaluation/Supplier selection
Support project work
Supply new Item Master to DQO
Supply updated item masters to DQO
Assist with AX pricing master data queries
Loan Set ordering

KPI's
Achieve target LIFR
Reduce inventory days cover
PO management
Warehouse & Distribution Spend
Outstanding intercompany amounts

Competency
Tolerant of stress and pressure
Proactive
Attention to detail
Deadline driven
Able to plan ahead and manage time
Able to prioritise
Innovative and creative
Hungry for success

Skills
Verbal and written communication
Computer literacy (SAP, Microsoft Axaptor and MS Office skills prerequisite)
Report writing, Presentation
Interpersonal
Relationship management
Logical thinking
Analytical thinking, Numeracy
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Job Location Westville, KwaZuluNatal
Date Posted 18 Jul 2020
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