Petra Diamonds: Senior Buyer – Cullinan Diamond Mine

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15 Oct, 2013

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Mining Jobs in South Africa

Cullinan Diamond Mine is situated in the town of Cullinan 30km east from Pretoria. The mine is currently mining at a depth of 747
meters using mechanized trackless block-cave mining.

Job Grade: C3
Reference Nr: CUL090

Job Description: The successful candidate will be responsible for expediting, placing orders, coordinate timeous delivery of
ordered commodities and provide general administrative support.

Tasks and Responsibilities:
 Responsible for expediting, placing of orders and purchasing
 Meet general purchasing needs in assigned areas of commodities and services
 Co-ordinate the timeous delivery of ordered commodities
 Knowledge of quality, quantity targets and standards which need to be met
 Investigate price variance and queries
 Code all items in conformance with Group central catalogues
 Facilitate requests for system changes regarding purchasing and inventory control modules
 Resolve queries relating to the purchasing and inventory related reports
 Provide support in the use and processing of inventory related reports
 Communicate, support and train end users regarding relevant ACCPAC modules and e-Workflow
 Ensure personal and co-workers adherence and compliance to Security and the Company’s SHE objectives
 Required to work according to the Mine’s Code of Practice, and report any observations of this not being done
 Source and liaise with new and alternative suppliers
 Provide general administrative support to the purchasing function

Minimum Requirements:
 Grade 12/ Standard 10
 Diploma in Purchasing / Supply Chain Management
 3 years’ experience in a purchasing environment
 PC Literate and working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Windows System
 Working knowledge of AccPac System
 Experience in the mining environment

Other Skills / Competencies
 Ability to communicate in English (written & verbal) and one other official language
 Planning, co-ordinating and prioritizing
 Problem solving, decision making and initiating ideas
 Working effectively with a diverse group of people
 Good interpersonal relationships

Cullinan Diamond Mine is an equal opportunity employer and reserves the right to appoint. Preference will be given to EE and internal applicants. Pre-screening, profile testing, on mine assessments, medical and security clearances form part of the minimum requirement and selection process.
Short listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful candidate is subject to passing on mine induction and the aforementioned criteria.

If you are already employed by Petra Diamonds, please submit an Authorisation Form (signed by the General/Mine Manager), Internal Application
Form (signed by your Line Manager), your résumé, qualifications and ID when applying.

Please complete an application form (available on ) and forward, together with
your résumé, qualifications and ID, to [email protected] or fax 086 692 2552 on or before 18 October 2013. Please note that incomplete application forms and documentation will not be considered.

If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessfu

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