The average salary for a Buyer, Technical Products in South Africa is R297,197.
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Job Description for Buyer, Technical Products
Buyers of technical products oversee the purchase of raw materials and technical equipment necessary for effective manufacturing. After project managers outline the manufacturing processes, the buyer for the technical products must help determine the raw materials needed and begin the purchasing process. They need to understand the specifications of these materials (for instance what kind of metal used for an airframe or for I-beams in the construction process). Buyers of technical products also…Read more
Buyer, Technical Products Tasks
- Identify suppliers, select merchandise and negotiate bills of sale for a business.
- Inspect deliveries for shipping errors, improper handling, or quality issues.
- Ensure that orders are delivered on time and at cost.
- Resolve billing and shipping problems and provide information to suppliers.
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Popular Skills for Buyer, Technical Products
Skills in Procurement, Negotiation and Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Supply Chain.
Pay by Experience Level for Buyer, Technical Products
An early career Buyer, Technical Products with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R354,930 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Buyer, Technical Products with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R250,252 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Buyer, Technical Products with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R291,542 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R339,894.
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