Materials Planner Buyer Job at De Beers Group of Companies in Springs, Gauteng 1559

Job Description

Company Description

Enjoy working with numbers and managing inventory, communicate easily at many levels, explaining complex ideas in simple ways.

Come and be part of our Supply Chain Team based in Springs. We’re shaping the future of a global business with an innovative mindset and a fascinating product.

Job Description

  • The role is responsible for the continuous supply of materials and maintaining stock levels to support production

Generate material plans and place orders for material sourced from internal & external suppliers

Maintain planning parameters in JDE to support an efficient MRP system.

Liaise with internal suppliers and external suppliers

Responsible for resolving supply issues and managing stock levels as per supply plan.

Actively participate and promote continuous improvement within the Supply Chain department.

Ensure that work is done according to the Standards, procedures and Code of Practices.

Tactical material planning and purchase order placement.

Monitor track and ensure uninterrupted product supply with balanced stock levels

Liaise with suppliers, procurement, supply planning, product development and operations.

Report supplier issues when they occur

Maintain Supply Chain Master Data and MRP Parameters.

Manage new item creation through the product data management system.


  • 3- 5 years’ experience in planning of materials within a manufacturing environment

Good interpersonal and communication skills.

A post matric qualification (Degree/Diploma) in Supply Chain Management or APICS CPIM.

Sound MRP and Supply Chain processes knowledge,

Proficient in MS Office and JDE system.

Proficiency in MS Office software and relevant software for data acquisition, treatment and processing

Additional Information

Element Six, part of De Beers Group, is a global leader in the design, development and production of synthetic diamond and tungsten carbide supermaterials.

With research and development facilities and manufacturing sites in the UK, Ireland, Germany, South Africa and the US, we have been pushing the boundaries of synthetic diamond innovation for more than 60 years. We utilise the extreme properties of synthetic diamond to open up new possibilities in exciting new areas such as quantum optics, acoustics and thermal conductivity.

Our success comes from building strong collaborative relationships, both internally in our extraordinary teams, and externally with our customers. We strive to deliver extreme performance and we seek talented, ambitious people who will thrive in an environment that fosters individuality, inclusivity and creativity.

We offer an exciting and varied career, with opportunities to work in different, locations and teams, and across various functions and projects. If you like the idea of an exciting variety of work in a diverse global team, then we want you to get in touch.


Safety first is a way of life for us. We are unconditional about the safety, health and well-being of our colleagues, at work and at home, and about that of the communities where we work. We aim to lead the industry by investing in innovation to protect people, who are at the heart of our business. Our high performing teams take accountability for their own and others’ actions, work collaboratively, and always show care and respect .

Inclusion & Diversity

We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are. We provide equality of opportunity to enable everyone to fulfil their potential.

Background Checks

Successful candidates will be required to complete background screening which may include a criminal check and validation of qualifications.

About Company

Company: De Beers Group of Companies

Company Location:  Springs, Gauteng 1559

About De Beers Group of Companies