Superintendent Purchasing

BHP Billiton

BHP Billiton is recruiting a Superintendent Purchasing to be based in Boane.

  • Create/maintain a closed collaboration relationship with the Contracts, Maintenance, Production and Inventory Teams
  • Ensure operational materials and services required are met as well as provided in line with schedules
  • Establish/Maintain relationships with suppliers to track and measure quality and payments in full and on time
  • Track targets and team performance by studying key analytical data for business warehouse reports
  • For off Contract purchase, review, release non-traded goods and service purchase orders to ensure they have been created in accordance with standard procedures
  • Assess supplier capability to reduce risks
  • Ensure request for data follow standard guidelines and procedures
  • Maintain accuracy
  • Promote operating discipline related to 1SAP processes and ensure compliance to GLD requirements
  • Oversee efforts to drive performance of end to end purchasing processes
  • Lead, coach and mentor team members to ensure delivery against performance targets; promote a culture of continuous improvement and build a high performance team
  • Lead and manage purchasing activities across multiple operations to ensure operational procurement needs are met in a timely and effective manner
  • Bachelor's degree in Administration and Management or Commerce, Law, Engineering or related disciplines
  • At least 6 years of relevant experience that includes 2 years leading a team of 4 to 10 individuals
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
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How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • References
  • Copies of certificates and identity documents
2. Application
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  • Published 21.07.2014
  • Expires 25.07.2014
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