Commodity Purchase Senior Trader

Fivestars - Nozha, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 5 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job
  • Collaborate between feed formulators and plant managers to provide lowest cost options for all feeds, feed ingredients and feed products
  • Point of contact for suppliers and external market consultants and resources
  • Support the commodity group by negotiating cost saving initiatives and cost mitigation efforts
  • Determine strategic supply objectives using tools and reports for decision making around products and commodity purchases
  • Assess supply base and negotiate best cost structure
  • Identify and develop a reliable and effective base of qualified suppliers
  • Take action to address supplier pricing and/or delivery issues
  • Advise management of market conditions and supply base activity
  • Drive continuous supplier quality improvement through participating in rapid improvement events, supplier quality audits, training and certifications as required
  • Identify, develop and implement interdepartmental projects to achieve company initiatives
  • Maintain complete updated purchasing records/data and pricing in company system
  • Execution and monitoring of all regular purchasing duties
  • Coordinate with user departments and suppliers in the purchasing scope of work for projects assigned
  • Monitor and co-ordinate deliveries of items between suppliers to ensure that all items are delivered on time
  • Select and negotiate for the best purchase package in terms of quality, price, terms, deliveries and services with suppliers
  • Plan and manage inventory levels of materials or products
  • Monitor and coordinate deliveries of items between suppliers
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field (Master's Degree preferred).
  • 5+ years experience developing and implementing successful sourcing strategies (manufacturing environment preferred).
  • 5+ years demonstrated success developing and maintaining purchasing resources.
  • Demonstrated success with global supplier management, including ability to adjust strategies to market changes.
  • Demonstrated success negotiating complex sourcing agreements.
  • Strong comprehension, application and execution of best practice negotiation skills.
  • Strong commitment to supplier relationship ethics including but not limited to fairness in negotiations.
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and make things happen in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, demonstrating strong bias for action.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, including the ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and drive effectiveness.
  • Ability to prioritize well, communicates clearly, and influence cross functional teams effectively.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Exceptional PC skills using the full MS Office Suite inclusive of Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Word
  • Positive attitude, good judgment and excellent time management skills.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and ownership.
  • Multinational Experience is a MUST