Commodity Specialist

Website Sappi

Job Description:

Develop and execute sourcing strategies for tactical, non-category managed, products and as per Trade SA sourcing strategy, framework and, procurement policy.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Execute supply agreements, pricing , terms and conditions with suppliers as per agreement to protect the interests of the company while fostering long term relationships with suppliers
  • Perform market analysis monitoring commodity markets, trends and pricing fluctuations to make informed procurement decisions
  • Assess supplier capabilities and capacities to meet production demands
  • Collaborate and build strong relationships with relevant teams and key suppliers to ensure the quality and safety of commodities are secured with favourable terms and pricing which meets company standards and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure timely and cost effective delivery of commodities, thereby reducing demurrage expenses and optimising the supply chain

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 – 8 years experience in industrial, procurement or materials management environment or finance.
  • Experience in the technical and/or manufacturing environment would be beneficial.
  • SAP MM, Ariba, COPA, RTP and FI experience would be advantageous.
  • Relevant Diploma or Degree ( NQF Level 6-7)

Job Details:

Company: Sappi

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

To apply for this job please visit

 Report Job