Meat Buyer Export Controller at Indian Ocean Export Company

  • Permanent Intermediate position

  • Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

  • Undisclosed cost to company incl benefits

  • Job 2056240 | Ref KG36426

  • Posted 11 Jan 2017 by MPC Recruitment

About the Position

The MPC Recruitment Group (currently incorporating MPC Recruitment and MPC Recruitment Initiative) is a fully resourced, black empowered, national, APSO accredited, professional, personalised and total recruitment solutions service provider.

Our client is looking for a Meat Buyer / Export Controller for a position in Durban.

The position would be responsible for the purchase of all meat for exportation and ensuring that the export process is done correctly and in line with the South African regulations.
Another requirement of the position will to be physically present to do inspections while the containers are being loaded.

The candidate will be the main point of contact between the company and the various export authorities and all meat suppliers.

Key Responsibilities would include the following:

  • Keeping track of all meat exportation
  • Place all meat orders with the various suppliers
  • Ensuring the correct processes are being adhered to
  • Develop our purchasing of meat
  • Negotiate pricing and payment terms with suppliers
  • Find new meat suppliers where required

Minimum experience required:

  • Good understanding of meat and the various cuts (Beef, Lamb, Pork and Chicken)
  • Good understanding and experience of the meat export process
  • Current relationships with meat suppliers
  • Computer literate
  • Good understanding of Purchasing requirements and proven track record

We are looking for someone who has the following characteristics:

  • Driven and determined
  • An ability to work independently and within a team structure
  • Proactive and assertive
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle pressure
  • Solution driven

Desired Skills

  • Meat
  • Buying
  • Purchasing
  • Export
  • inspection

Desired Work Experience

  • 2 to 5 years Logistics Management
  • 2 to 5 years Water Freight

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Grade 12 / Matric

Employer & Job Benefits

  • Medical Aid
  • Provident Fund

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