Group Procurement Superintendent (Reductant Fluxes)

  • We Outsource (Pty) Ltd
  • Witbank, Emalahleni, South Africa
  • Mar 26, 2018
Full time Management Purchasing-Procurement Supply Chain Mining

Job Description

Corporate Group Procurement Services
Junior Management
Salary Market Related
Mpumalanga - Witbank

To develop and manage sourcing strategies for Reductant and Flux (R&F) procurement to reduce risks, exposures and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) to the company.

Duties and Responsibilities

Identify and assess level of issue based risk exposures in area of responsibility by considering exposures to business, financial, legal, people, equipment, material, environment, processes, etc.
Consider the level of risk, apply mitigation and implement control measures for residual risk set objectives and minimum requirements)
Manage SHEQ compliance within the Department/Section through effective use of the Toolbox
Utilise the Information Management System (IMS) to analyse, identify trends, initiate, mitigate and report SHEQ status

Policies and Procedures:
Implement/Review Procurement Reductants & Fluxes and Contract Management Policies and Procedures
Manage adherence to procurement procedures and policies

Customer Relations:
Manage relationships with key stakeholders
Interact with customers and familiarise yourself with operational concerns and any inherent peculiarities
Provide customer service and ensure customer satisfaction and competitive practice throughout the company environment
Achieve agreed KPI targets
Implement Reductant and Fluxes Complaints System
Conduct Customer Satisfaction Surveys
Establish and maintain effective communication channels and networks between customers and suppliers
Investigate, resolve and follow up R&F customer queries and complaints

Suppliers Relations:
Manage relationships with key Suppliers
Liaise with Suppliers and deal with supply, availability, quality and price issues
Monitor Supplier satisfaction

Procurement Management:
Evaluate stock policies and logistical services
Monitor and advise on stock levels in the Group
Deliver on agreed Balanced Scorecard objectives

Supplier Management:
Review existing arrangements to drive down TCO for both the company and our Suppliers
Identify, develop and implement opportunities to leverage the Group position in the market place

Contract Management:
Source and secure R&F suppliers
Negotiate contractual terms and conditions within mandates
Secure sustainable supply of strategic R&F
Mitigate risks and exposure to disruption of R&F supplies
Increase contract spend for R&F
Implement and manage Service Level Agreements

Contract Administration:
Maintain Group Contracts on behalf of the company (Price, terms and conditions)
Maintain contractual documentation and systems
Handle contract queries from all stakeholders, follow-up, liaise and provide feedback
Create and maintain Group Contracts on behalf of the company
Update Contract information on SAP and DOCIT

Market Indicators:
Update and maintain indices data
Compare and verify Supplier price increase notifications accordingly

Reductant and Flux Management:
Advise finance of price trends for budget purposes
Implement and monitor Service Level Agreements as required
Develop formal communication and admin system
Monitor international R&F procurement trends and identify opportunities and risks

Determine customer requirements and research market, commodities and suitable suppliers
Compile tender documents and contracts
Prepare, coordinate and adjudicate tenders
Negotiate final terms and conditions in conjunction with internal customers
Conduct Supplier site audits
Research Market and Commodities

Analyse Group R&F requirements on a consolidated basis

Business Improvement:
Identify opportunities for improvement within the procurement pipeline
Drive improvement projects as required

BEE Initiatives:
Initiate BEE deals
Increase BEE spend on contract portfolio


Financial Management:
Manage the procurement budget
Assist the Manager in the preparation of budgets, cost and/or any other shipping related reporting
Control costs in area of responsibility
Comply with Financial Policies and Procedures
Protect company assets
Reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and establish a competitive advantage through proactive procurement

Cost/Value Optimisation:
Identify and drive benefit initiatives for the company to achieve identified benefit targets
Initiate and implement R&F projects
Deliver and monitor auditable benefits

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirement:
Relevant degree or national diploma
6 years relevant experience, 2 years managerial experience

Should you be interested in the above vacancy please send a copy of your CV to