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Regional Buyer (Crushing / Mining / Technical / Mechanical)

Job Description:CA Mining Mining Review Africa
One of our clients, a supplier to the mining industry is currently in the job market for a Regional Mechanical Buyer to be based at their head office in South Africa.
If you have a technical background and are good at troubleshooting and diagnosing problems on machines this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Responsibilities:Purchasing of parts and equipment used in a production environment

  • Build and maintain relationships with key company suppliers
  • Secure the best quality items that fit production requirements
  • Negotiate with suppliers on the best value and terms
  • Work closely with engineers and department managers
  •  Make periodic proposals to engineers or managers on the types of materials available

Requirements / Qualifications:  HDSA Candidates encouraged to apply

  • Diesel Mechanic Trade Test or relevant technical experience on crushers and earth moving equipment
  • 8 years previous experience in the  mining industry with at least 5 years in a Buyer role
  • Experience in dealing with operations locally and throughout Africa
  • Willingness to travel

Contract Position:

  • Permanent Position
  • Market Related Salary
  • Relocation will be required