Purchasing Supervisor (Engineer)

Simplex - Nasr City, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 3 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Bachelor's Degree at least
Arabic, English
1 open position
Males Only
Travel Frequency:
Up to 25% travel
About the Job


  • Oversees all planning and scheduling activities.
  • Works closely with Sales, Operation & Quality on product developments.


  • Negotiates cost reductions.
  • Identifies primary and alternate sources for each item needed and encourages suppliers to remain competitive to achieve the best value (quality, lead time, parts and service)
  • Works with quality Section Head to qualify suppliers and to monitor their performance.
  • Incorporates drawings, quality specifications, and requirements into purchase orders to maintain high-quality standards and expectations.
  • Establishes and enforces procedures to ensure proper recording, storage, and tracking of all items purchased by the Company.
  • Monitors prices of major commodities; analyzes impact based on annual usage and reports findings to management for budgeting purposes.
  • Monitors significant trends, changes in suppliers, and prices to capitalize on opportunities and/or protect company positions.
  • Prepares and issues POs for complex or specialized parts/materials to support production and sales.
  • Frequently updating the prices, specifications and follow up with the inventory lists via system to update POs.
  • Searches and identifies non-standard or at risk parts and assist in developing new sources of supply.
  • Contacts carriers to negotiate contracts/pricing, troubleshoot problems, and to arrange/coordinate challenging shipments.
  • Discussing defective or unacceptable goods with suppliers, and take corrective action.
  • Managing and monitoring shipping plans Vs. Production plans to avoid any late deliveries to the factory.
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
Job Requirements
  • Cairo Residence only (Near to Nasr City)
  • Age: up to 32 Max.
  • BSc. in Engineering is a must (preferably Mechatronics department).
  • Experience in Manufacturing/Engineering Industry is a must.
  • Male Only.
  • Experience 3 Years at least
  • Showing proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Demonstrating experience reducing cost or improving efficiency in previous jobs
  • Possessing experience in a customer-facing position
  • Having professional planning experience
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • A high sense of commitment and responsibility
About this Company

Simplex offers industrial solutions to a wide variety of regional manufacturers spanning a number of industries. Since it’s establishment in 2013, the firm has mainly manufactured CNC router machines for the Egyptian market by combining quality components with a highly... (More)

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