Supply Chain Specialist

Confidential Company - Cairo, Egypt

158
Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 3 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Negotiable
Languages:
Arabic, English
Vacancies:
1 open position
About the Job

JOB SUMMARY: Supervise local (non-import) product, equipment, and supply purchasing ensuring that all products meet GSF’s objectives for price and quality. Coordinates delivery and flow of raw materials to support production and meet customer needs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Schedules delivery appointments on the computer, verifying appropriate time slots for every order to balance the flow of receiving activities, tracing delinquent appointments, and following up on late arriving carriers to ensure GSF receives required products on a timely basis. (5%)
  • Monitors supplier quality and performance in terms of quality, management excellence, cooperation, good delivery time, and technical competency/adequacy. (5%)
  • Coordinates local purchasing activities, negotiates price, schedules delivery, and directs the receipt of goods with external suppliers, maintain or reduce costs, and enhance service and quality. (10%)
  • Maintains contact with all departments to monitor inventory levels and maintain an adequate supply of raw materials, parts, and supplies. Assists in the maintenance of computerized inventory control records, cycle counting, and physical inventories. (5%)
  • Prepares purchase orders and transmits orders by telephone, fax machine, or other contact to ensure that vendors receive purchase orders on a timely basis. (5%)
  • Schedules delivery appointments on the computer, verifying appropriate time slots for every order to balance the flow of receiving activities, tracing delinquent appointments, and following up on late arriving carriers to ensure GSF receives required products on a timely basis. (5%)
  • Prepares check requests and forwards to finance. (5%)
  • Establishes and maintains strong vendor relationships, periodically meeting with suppliers to enhance communication, ensure that GSF objectives are well understood, and share performance expectations. (5%)
  • Prepares purchase orders and other reports and documents delineating local purchasing activities; enters data into the purchasing computer system; and maintains up-to- date and accurate document files. Tracks late deliveries, customer complaints, and other quality and supply issues to improve customer service and quality. (5%)
  • Prepare weekly basis the stock status& Critical items reports to maintain the healthy stock. (10%)
  • Review all finish products inventory and reordering the stock minimum level. (10%)
  • Monitoring the price trends. (10%)
  • Performs other related and assigned duties as necessary. (5%)
Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  • Bachelors degree in commerce, business administration, or accounting from and accredited college or university.

Experience:

  • 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience in purchasing and inventory management, logistics, or shipping and receiving.
  • Experience in a food manufacturing setting a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of (B / basic; J / journey; E / expert)

  • Purchasing concepts and techniques (E)
  • Vendor and supplier development (E)
  • Contract management (J)
  • PC word processing and spread sheet software (J)
  • Purchasing and inventory indicators (days on hand, inventory turns, cost of inventory, etc.) (J)
  • Order processing concepts and techniques (J)
  • Inventory control concepts and techniques (J)
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions in support of and consistent with GSF policies and procedures (J)
  • Relevant department concepts, policies, and procedures (J)
  • Basic office equipment and machinery (PC’s, copiers, fax machines, etc.) (B)
  • Manufacturing concepts and techniques (B)
  • Quality assurance concepts and techniques (B)
  • General accounting principles and procedures (B)
  • Regulatory policies and requirements (B)

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Interpret purchasing problems or irregularities and identify appropriate solutions
  • Communicate and coordinate effectively with vendors verbally and in writing
  • Develop and implement effective purchasing strategies
  • Speak, read, write, and process information in Arabic with a high degree of accuracy (English a plus)
  • Negotiate effectively with vendors and suppliers
  • Work effectively in a general business environment, with a focus on high levels of quality and customer service
  • Perform accurate mathematical calculations
  • Drive an automobile

PERFORMANCE CATEGORIES:

  • Productivity and quality standards: competitive prices
  • Productivity and quality standards: raw material quality and product integrity
  • Productivity and quality standards: accuracy, timeliness, thoroughness
  • Productivity and quality standards: purchasing and expediting procedures
  • Productivity and quality standards: inventory control
  • Cost containment
  • Organization and attention to detail
  • Teamwork within the department and across departments
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Vendor and supplier relations
  • Supplier performance reviews
  • Project and assignment standards
  • Reasonable and predictable attendance