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Tarrant Hightopp

SENIOR TECHNICAL BUYER / STOCK CONTROLLER

Summary

Skilled and experienced Senior Technical Buyer 1 and a half years experience in Procurement and 2 years experience in Maintenance Planning and Asset Management.  I have a strong exposure to computerized systems such as Sage evolution, Pragma Onkey 5 Maintenance system, Microsoft office suite and Adobe Design Master Collection.

I have an experience in researching deals and coordinating materials and purchase orders, supplier

sourcing, vendor application process, vendor relationship management, managing credit application and supplier contracts. Piloting strategic negotiations with vendors to drive down costs for a good quality service or product in line with specified costs, quality and delivery targets. To ensure continuous supply of equipment and consumables and communicate problems which may pose risk or impact business operations.

Skills

  • Sage Evolution
  • Asset Management
  • System Administration
  • Supplier Sourcing
  • Vendor relationship management
  • Order Processing
  • Quote Sourcing
  • Inventory control
  • Stock Taking
  • Price negotiations
  • Cost Savings Initiatives
  • Effective communication
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Power-point
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe In-Design
  • Adobe Flash
  • Adobe Premier
  • Time Management
  • Safe Work Practice
  • Health and Safety

Work Experience

Senior Technical Buyer

Afarak Mogale S.A

Present

  • Supplier sourcing

  • Vendor application, supplier contracts and credit application management

  • Vendor relationship management

  • Researching deals and coordinating materials and purchase orders

  • Piloting strategic negotiations with vendors to drive down costs

  • To ensure continuous supply of equipment and communicate problems which may pose risk or impact business operations

  • Trained new hires in safe and effective storage and packing 

  • Worked collaboratively with project managers from engineering and Production departments to ensure the successful completion of jobs. 

Furnace Operator (AC and DC Smelter)

Afarak Mogale S.A

Sep 2018

  • Maintaining efficient and safe process of furnaces

  • Monitor and control furnace parameters 

  • Maintaining furnace critical equipment according to the specifications and report defects

  • Analyzed and found solutions for problems with electrical and fixture issues. 

  • Successfully interpreted blueprints to bring ideas from conception to fruition. 

  • Recognized for meticulous attention to details and finishing projects ahead of schedule. 

 

 

Planner Maintenance Clerk

Afarak Mogale S.A

Aug 2017

  • Asset Management

  • Maintenance and scheduling implementations

  • Capturing work orders / Job cards

  • Electricity, Gas and Water consumption and cost analyses

  • Creating breakdown reports and failure trend analyses

  • Allocating hours and manpower for major Maintenance projects

Website Administrator

South African Professional Martial Arts Commission

Mar 2015

  • Updating website content daily

  • Monitor and manage national kickboxing fighters ranking system

  • Creating new users and profiles (Fighters, officials and Management)

  • Updating online calendar and events

Education

Advertising and Marketing

San Jose State University

Nov 2011

  • Advertising
  • Marketing
  • Graphic Design
  • Digital Design
  • Creative Process
  • Critical Thinking
  • Accelerated English
  • Photography

High School Diploma

Northeastern University

Nov 2008

  • Mathematic

  • Electrical Technology

  • Engineering Graphic and Design

  • Physical Science

  • English

  • Setwana

  • Life Orientation

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Arabic
  • German

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