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Industrial Engineer (Ref: 105)

Gauteng, Johannesburg
6 days ago
Application ends: July 13, 2024
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Deadline date:
July 13, 2024

Job Description

Procurement/Supply Chain based in Johannesburg. Salary – market related

Our client is healthcare company who is making an impact on people’s lives and is a fast-

growing company. They believe their success is in their reliable products, people and culture.


A Procurement Manager with an Industrial Engineering background in a pharmaceutical company plays a crucial role in streamlining purchasing processes, optimizing supply chain operations, and ensuring the cost-effective acquisition of high-quality materials necessary for production.


•               Develop and implement procurement strategies that align with the company’s business

goals and operational requirements, with a focus on cost reduction, quality

improvement, and supply chain sustainability.

•               Conduct market analysis to identify trends, assess risks, and leverage opportunities for

cost savings and supply chain optimization.

•               Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including manufacturing, R&D, quality

assurance, and finance, to understand material requirements and ensure the

procurement strategy supports all aspects of the business.

•               Manage supplier relationships, including negotiating contracts, evaluating performance

and developing partnerships that enhance value for both parties.

•               Utilize industrial engineering principles to analyze and optimize procurement and

supply chain processes, including inventory management, logistics, and material flow.

•               Implement and maintain procurement policies and procedures that comply with

regulatory requirements and industry best practices.

•               Lead and develop the procurement team, fostering a culture of continuous

improvement and professional growth.

•               Monitor and report on key performance indicators (KPIs) related to procurement and

supply chain efficiency, cost savings, and supplier performance.

•               Stay informed of advancements in procurement technologies and industrial engineering

practices, and assess their potential application within the organization


•               Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or related


•               A Master’s degree is preferred.


•               Minimum of 5 years of experience in procurement or supply chain management, with

at least 2 years in a managerial role, ideally within the pharmaceutical industry.

•               Strong understanding of industrial engineering principles and their application to

Procurement and supply chain optimization.

•               Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build

relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders.

•               Proficient in data analysis and the use of procurement software and tools.

•               Knowledge of pharmaceutical industry standards, regulations, and compliance


•               Proven ability to lead and motivate a team, with a commitment to developing talent


•               Excel

•               Microsoft Word

•               Time management

•               Attention to detail


•               Attention to Detail

•               Interpersonal skills

•               Good communication skills

•               Good compliance


•               The role demands a high level of decision-making, problem-solving, and strategic planning


•               The role demands a high level of decision-making, problem-solving, and strategic planning


•               None

Please submit your CV with photo to and kindly let me know what you are currently earning please?