Careers Assistant Buyer

Assistant Buyer

Dept: Procurement

Location: Maitland

31 January 2019


Cape Herb and Spice has grown from entrepreneurial roots into a global player and now employs over 500 people and operates over 3 sites in Cape Town. Centered around innovation and quality, Cape Herb and Spice gives any candidate a great opportunity to gain extensive experience and build an exciting career.


Purpose of the job


To ensure that the correct quantity of the correct product is delivered at the correct facility at the correct time and according to the correct CHS quality standards and price.



- Running daily reports on stock, minimum inventory & production planning
- Generate purchase orders on instruction of the buyers
- Generate purchase orders on instruction of the Procurement Project Manager
- Place daily orders with suppliers
- Ensure timely and efficient delivery of goods and services
- Provide support and assistance to buyers
- Communication & follow-ups with key suppliers on a regular basis
- Manage deliveries to ensure stock arrives on time
- Arrange coa’s samples, proforma invoices when required
- General administration
- Update KPI reports
- Attend and prepare for weekly operations meetings
- Assist with NPD costings
- Partake in quarterly stock takes
- Manage non-stock purchase orders
- Ensure that the due dates on the PO’s generated by you are always kept up to date
- Assist with account queries



- Grade 12
- Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
- Perfectionist, detail orientated
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work independently as well as in a team
- Excel skills: moderate to advanced


Should you meet the requirements and would like to apply for this vacancy, please send your detailed CV with copies of your qualification by no later than Monday 4 February 2019


HR Contact:Therona Pillay