BEESHOEK 12/08/2011Assmang Limited’s Beeshoek Iron Ore Mine, situated approximately 7kilometres west of Postmasburg in the Northern Cape (+/- 200km west fromKimberley), requires the services of a: PROCUREMENT CLERKQUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS• Grade 12;• Procurement or Purchasing certificate will be an advantage;EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS• One year experience in a purchasing or expediting environment;• Valid Code B/EB driver licence.KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES• Knowledge of Purchasing procedures;• Working knowledge of purchasing procedures and processes, general purchasing conditions and vendor processes;• Communication Skills (Verbal and written communication for business conditions);• Computer literacy in MS Excel and MS Word;• Computer literacy JD Edwards will serve as an added advantage;• Analysing and trend analysing skills;• Problem solving skills.KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:• Filing of orders and contracts and purchasing of low value items;• Receiving expediting report and compiling and distributing expediting letters to supplier;• Updating purchase orders with amended date and communicate feedback and order status with originator;• Receiving and communicating late deliveries of suppliers to order originator, validating reason for late delivery or any other deviation and negotiating new delivery date between originator and supplier and updating the procurement (JDE) system;• Communicating non-conformance or response on expediting letter, contacting supplier senior negotiator and obtaining commitment from supplier;• Recommending corrective action to originator and negotiating new acceptable date with supplier;• Reporting non-performing suppliers to relevant line manager;• Relieving buyers when necessary and performing all duties associated with the role;• Ad hoc, any other reasonable duties as and when requested from time to time.Appointment: Remuneration will be based on a competitive all-inclusive flexible package.The successful incumbent will be appointed subject to being certified medically fit as per the Mine Health andSafety Act 29/1996 and meeting the requirements of the Company’s Code of Practice – Medical Fitness towork on a Mine. He/she may also undergo a Psychometric assessment.The abovementioned position is B4 on the Patterson grading system. The successful candidate that conformsto all said requirements and experience will be appointed on this grading. Should the successful candidatenot conform with all said requirements and experience, but is nonetheless regarded as suitable forappointment to the position, he/she will be appointed on a lower more appropriate grading, until successfulachievement of required competencies and skills.
Interested applicants are requested to submit their CV’s, together with certified copies of qualifications,to: HR Central File, Assmang Limited, P O Mancorp Mine 8423, or fax to 053 – 311 6426.Please be advised that short listed candidates will be required to authenticate information provided in CV’s.Applications close on: 18 August 2011 (16:00)Please note that NO late applications will be entertained.Internal candidates should clearly indicate their company number on their applications / CVIf you have not been contacted by the Company within 21 days after the closing date, please consider yourapplication to be unsuccessful.Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only.Assmang Limited reserves the right not to appoint.