Purchasing Specialist

Carina Wear - New Cairo, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
2 to 4 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job
  • Assist the purchasing agent with receiving, reviewing, and processing of purchase requisitions, data entry, maintenance of warehouse and purchasing files, purchasing logs, and vendor reference materials.
  • Assist the purchasing agent with monitoring the electronic requisition (e-req) system and following up with outstanding e-req’s on a regular basis. Communicate with e-req originator and approvers with on-going status and updates.
  • Assist the purchasing agent with coordinating and placing orders for Head Start food related programs, purchasing food, office supplies, educational materials and other items as needed
  • Ensure purchase orders have correct pricing, codes, appropriate delivery date and required signatures.
  • Forward approved purchase orders (PO) to the accounts payable department, warehouse for receiving, and distribute copies to appropriate personnel.
  • Establish and maintain vendor contact to assure prompt resolution of errors, receipt or payments, status of order, cost increases, and any other related matters.
  • Accurately maintain and update purchase order files, purchasing logs, and vendor information.
  • Encumbers PO within accounting system after PO is approved and order is placed
  • Assist staff with purchasing needs.
  • Assist purchasing agent with annual basket analysis from bulk suppliers, e.g., food and office supplies.
  • Assist with clerical duties associated with contract processes including, but not limited to; collection and filing of certificates of insurance, executed contract agreements, and purchasing related documents. Verify contract and insurance certificates are properly maintained. Monitor, maintain and keep an up-to-date log on contracts as needed.
  • Review and compare contracts as requested by the chief financial officer or designee. Identify and communicate any differences in a timely manner.
  • Maintain all required purchasing department Excel and Word file documents and update as needed.
  • Assist as backup for warehouse specialist as needed.
  • Follow standard and established CDR procurement procedures.
  • Maintain computerized purchasing record keeping system.
  • Handle other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements

Required Education and Experience:

  • Minimum high school graduate or equivalent.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a purchasing/procurement, accounting, or related position requiring strong organizational skills and a high level of accuracy and attention to detail

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimum direct supervision. Ability to manage multiple tasks with constant interruptions.
  • Must have good data entry skills and be proficient with Excel and Word. Ability to be trained in some accounting areas including encumbrances and general ledger codes.
  • Ability to maintain a professional relationship with vendors, coworkers and other staff necessary.
  • Ability to effectively use a computer.
About this Company

CARINA brand was launched in 1996 by Al Kassm Group with production facilities comprised of seven factories specialized in the production of women wear; as well as children’s stockings and men’s socks.
CARINA body wear filled a void in the local market for seamless women... (More)

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