Logistics - Purchasing

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Commodity Buyer



  • Commodity (Production) Buying experience, preferably within the motor or related supplier industries

  • A minimum of 3 years applicable experience

  • A recognized university Degree / Diploma in the following disciplines – Purchasing, Logistics, Commerce, Finance or Business Management

  • Negotiation & Problem solving skills

  • A good understanding of MIDP, APDP and NIPP principles

  • Oral and written Communication skills

  • Presentation skills

  • Above average computer literacy, especially MS Office package

  • Financial analysis & Costing ability

  • Business management & Project management skills

  • Customer interface and Conflict management skills



  • The opportunity is for a committed purchasing professional with a passion for the motor industry, to plan, source, develop, introduce and maintain local and export parts in order to achieve a commercially competitive advantage for client


Logistics Supervisor


Minimum requirements:

  • Qualification in Logistics or similar field.

  • 3 - 5 years’ experience within the logistics field.

  • Agriculture or perishable goods experience is required.




Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures


Design, develop and implement relevant business policies, processes, standard operating procedures and instructions so that the work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner throughout the organization.

Continuous Improvement


Contribute to the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement within logistics and cross functional departments.




Responsible for the final presentation of each pallet.


Responsible for the cold rooms to operate at the requested temperatures to support fruit quality.


Ensure that all pallets remain within the age protocols per variety as set out by client



Manage relationship with transporters.


Manage relationship with PPECB/DAFF.


Manage relationship with Cold Stores.


Understand customer requirements & packing schedule to forecast and plan accordingly to maximise container loads.


Responsible for the management of all finished goods past the final inspection point.


Responsible to achieve container load targets as set out by client


Liaise between packhouse and PE logistics regarding any issues related to documentation or order fulfilment.



Prepare reports timeously and accurately to meet company and department requirement and standards.

Health & Safety


Responsible for the H&S off the dispatch area and ensure that the environment is safe.


Ensure that all equipment used are checked daily and weekly safety alerts are discussed.


Other Tasks

Any other reasonable request or work task as allocated by the direct manager or senior manager.


Manage and ensure that the dispatch process follow all protocols.


Logistics Manager

Port Elizabeth

Our client in the automotive component manufacturing industry is looking to appoint a Logistics Manager with a minimum of 8 years' automotive management level experience.  

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