Purchasing Clerk (Johannesburg based)

Our client is an Industrial Technology based company with operations in the USA and SA and looking for a Purchasing Clerk.

Specific Role:

The role is to ensure the relevant purchasing activities are conducted efficiently effectively and timeously.

  • To adhere to and promote purchasing Policy and Procedures
  • Analyze and evaluate requisitions prior to Purchase order generation
  • Supplier Sourcing, negotiations and evaluations to ensure best solution obtained for the company
  • Identifying requirements for goods, materials and services.
  • Identifying reliable suppliers.
  • Price negotiations.
  • Working with outsourced shipping contractors\Comparison of delivery terms.
  • Establishing order quantities.
  • Writing requests for bids and awarding supply contracts


  • Matric
  • Purchasing Diploma
  • Strong ethics and qualifications
  • Innovation and Efficiencies
  • Organized
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective Time Management Skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Ability to negotiate effectively with suppliers
  • Computer Literacy – Advanced Level; Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook.

Additional qualifications:

  • Linux
  • Other SQL implementations
  • Other database systems (time series, object-oriented, document, etc)
  • Reporting platforms (Grafana, Tableau, Qlik, etc)
  • Mapping and GIS systems
  • Networking

Send CVS to roslyn@abantusa.co.za