Industrial Engineer (Procurement/ Supply Chain)

Procurement Manager (Pharmaceutical)
Industry: Pharmaceutical
Business Unit: Engineering
Location: Parktown Johannesburg
Equity Requirement: EE
A Procurement Manager with an Industrial Engineering background!The position 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.
 Key Responsibilities
  • 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.
  • Utilize industrial engineering principles to analyze and optimize procurement and supply chain processes, including inventory management, logistics, and material flow.
  • Stay informed of advancements in procurement technologies and industrial engineering practices, and assess their potential application within the organization.
Key Skills and Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering – Essential or a Master’s degree (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.  
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical industry standards, regulations, and compliance requirements.
(Full role profile available on application)
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Supporting documentation required:
  • Comprehensive CV
  • Copy of Matric Certificate
  • Copy relevant tertiary qualification  
  • Drivers Licence