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Dept: Procurement

Location: Maitland

16 May 2018


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
  • Placing daily orders to suppliers
  • Ensure timely and efficient delivery of goods and services
  • Provide support and assistance to Procurement Manager
  • Preparation of relevant documents for authorization as per procedures
  • Communication & follow-ups with key suppliers on a regular basis
  • Manage deliveries to ensure stock arrives on time
  • Arrange coa’s samples, proforma invoices
  • Manage & maintain prices on the system
  • Manage master data on the system with regards to lead times etc.
  • General administration
  • Update KPI reports
  • Update and maintain incoming import report
  • Attend and prepare for weekly / daily SOP meetings




  •       BCOM Degree
  •       3-5 years experience
  •       Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  •       Analytical
  •       Perfectionist, detail orientated
  •       Strong written and verbal communication skills
  •       Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  •       Excel skills: moderate to advanced
  •       Have knowledge of international import and clearing terms and conditions


Should you meet the requirements and would like to apply for this vacancy, please send your detailed CV with copies of your qualification to


HR Contact:Therona Pillay