Direct Buyer - Foreign Purchasing

Confidential Company - Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
2 to 4 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Confidential, Annual Performance Bonus
Education Level:
Bachelor's Degree at least
Arabic, English
1 open position
Travel Frequency:
Minimal travel
About the Job
  • Coordinate purchasing activities with manufacturing, planning and engineering departments to acquire inventory in a cost-effective and timely manner.
  • Searching for approved international suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier's reputation and history.
  • Negotiate with international suppliers to achieve best material price offer and best service.
  • Issue purchase orders as requested ensuring on-time delivery of the required quantities.
  • Track the status of orders, follow up on deliveries to guarantee that orders have been filled correctly and that goods meet specifications.
  • Prepare payment requests to the finance department attaching the original invoice, receiving the issue, a copy of PO and PR.
  • Submit to the finance department due to payment schedules, and following up on them to ensure that the suppliers are paid on time as per the contract.
  • Preparing LC application with terms and send it to the bank.
  • Able to calculate international freight charges to determine whether the purchase of the materials or equipment is economically feasible.
  • Communicate with Suppliers to get required documents for Clearance & Shipping Conditions. Reach Best Freight rate & amending shipping types in order to reach ideal availability with the lowest cost & minimum delivery time. Shipment follow-up in order to reduce lead time & avoid delivery issues.
  • Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time, and in case of problems trace shipments and follow up undelivered goods.
  • Issue reports reflecting the status of purchase orders even they are opened or closed ones.
Job Requirements
  • A Bachelor degree in any discipline.
  • Speaking English fluently.
  • Very good computer skills, SAP awareness is recommended.
  • Flexible in dealing with the workload, different working conditions.
  • 2 to 4 years of experience in foreign purchasing.
Similar Jobs
Foreign Procurement Specialist New
Confidential Company - Cairo
Foreign Procurement Specialist New
Confidential Company - Giza
Shell - Cairo
Supply Chain Planner - Monufya
Confidential Company - Monufya
See other new jobs >>