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Employment Opportunity : Commodity Specialist (HRL15U/S8)

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Commodity Specialist (HRL15U/S8)

LOCATION: Saiccor Mill

Sappi Saiccor seeks to employ a suitably qualified candidate to produce goods and services in the most cost effective manner to meet the needs of the organisation

REPORTING TO Procurement  Manager


  • Developing the project specific procurement plan, and pre-selecting suitable suppliers.
  • Initiates bid/quote process for project services, supplies and equipment. Prepares bid documents and oversees the bid process; performs bid analysis and makes recommendations regarding purchases.
  • Ensuring best possible fulfillment of all project requirements by managing all relevant supply processes.
  • Participate in and/or lead multi-functional sourcing teams when assessing a potential Vendor.
  • Monitoring project related procurement transactions and ensuring up-to-date delivery information to the project team.
  • Obtains required documentation to validate and approve new vendors.
  • Understand and complies with SHEQ requirements.
  • Review terms and conditions applicable to contracts and purchase orders.
  • Draft and expedite contracts.
  • Create purchase orders on SAP for goods and services.
  • Obtain approval in accordance with authority levels.
  • Administration of performance guarantees and performance bonds.
  • Enforce adherence to contract terms and conditions.
  • Resolves problems and issues arising from purchase of services, supplies and equipment with internal and external clients.


  • Relevant SAP knowledge
  • Experience in working cross-functionally and cross-culturally
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Assertiveness
  • Negotiation skills
  • Good communication skills


  • Relevant Degree or Diploma (NQF Level 6-7)
  • 5 -8 years' experience in industrial and project procurement.
  • Experience in the technical and/or manufacturing environment would be beneficial.
  • SAP MM experience would be advantageous

Closing Date: 22 May 2018

Please click HERE to create an account and apply

HR Contact
Kgwerano Notoane 
011 407 8111

Feel free to visit our website for further information www.sappi.com 

Sappi is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Should you not have been contacted within 14 days of the closing date of this advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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