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Africa is a growing region in the Bosch Group. Bosch employs more than 2 000 associates in Africa and operates in the business sectors mobility; industry; consumer goods and energy and building technology.
Its head office for Southern Africa is located in Midrand, South Africa.
An opportunity exists for a Commodity Buyer in the Indirect Purchasing department for Robert Bosch (Pty) Ltd.
Duties can include but are not limited to;
Responsible for the procurement of goods and services for South Africa (Indirect purchasing)
Setup and regular review of material groups and the purchasing strategy. Setup a supplier structure aligned with the product and global strategy for Robert Bosch South Africa
Conduct and support supplier decisions and awarding
Conduct RFQ validation and comparison
Conduct negotiation and contracting according to material group bundling level, reach purchasing ratio target and optimize costs
Conduct and coordinate sourcing activities (new projects, localization, 2nd sourcing…) cooperate with commodity buyers in other African countries
Continuous assessment of supplier performance, contracts and price negotiations
Process purchase orders within SAP
Secure early involvement by the internal business partner (requestors)
Support with system improvements and drive KPI’s
5 years+ experience in a similar role in purchasing
Purchasing experience across various business fields e.g. facilities management, HR services (consulting, temporary labour, and training), Office supplies etc.
Experienced in MS Office packages including Outlook, Word, Excel etc.
2 years+ working experience on SAP
Proven communication and negotiation skills
Excellent organizational skills
High degree of self-motivation and accuracy
Ability to perform under pressure
Ability to work independently and in a team
Bachelor’s Degree (Business, Supply Chain, Purchasing or related field)
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