Buyer / Planner

A leading plastics company situated in Cape Town is urgently seeking the expertise of an experienced Buyer/Planner to join their team.


  • Maintain responsibility for monitoring/creating purchase requisitions, on a daily basis, for appropriate vendors through ERP system, and converting requisitions to purchase orders.
  • Lead all aspects of production scheduling, working with manufacturing.
  • Cross-train to backfill a few other select areas in Planning and/or Purchasing.
  • Ensure compliance with the companies Purchasing Policies and Procedures, Code of Ethics, Values and adherence to relevant laws and regulations.
  • Interface with production, sales, purchasing and suppliers in order to schedule purchase orders of raw material to meet production demand.
  • Supporting and providing the coordination of the material planning, purchasing and production scheduling function to ensure timely delivery to customers of finished products.
  • The effective coordination of the material planning, purchasing and production scheduling function and ensuring timely delivery to customers of finished products.
  • Purchase finished goods from outside suppliers in accordance with ERP requirements and customer orders required dates.
  • Confirm supplier delivery dates for purchasing material and expedite orders when necessary.
  • Access and input revisions (e.g., quantity, ship date) in order to update ERP reports.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Engineering, Management, Manufacturing, Business/Administration, Supply Chain Management, Technical, Finance or Operations Management.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience purchasing raw materials in a manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems.
  • In-depth understanding of ERP concepts including bills of material.

If you meet the above requirements and want to make a career-changing move, apply today by either filling in the online application form or by emailing your CV to logistics@hireresolve.za.com

Alternatively, you are also welcome to contact Rebecca at 021 180 0855 or connect with her on LinkedIn.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates for this position.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 3 days

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