Senior Foreign Purchase Specialist

Orchidia Pharmaceutical Industries - Obour City, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
2 to 5 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Negotiable, Incentive Scheme and Profit Share
1 open position
About the Job
  • Participates in developing, implementing and evaluating purchasing plans, work processes, systems and procedures to achieve annual goals, objectives and work standards from abroad.
  • Performs or coordinates activities involved with purchasing goods and services such as raw material, equipment, tools, and supplies.
  • Implements the product cost reduction strategy including savings, resource plans and supplier process improvements.
  • Prepares instructions regarding purchasing policies and procedures and directs purchasing programs accordingly.
  • Ensures the provision of goods and services that support the achievement of overall business objectives.
  • Supervises the selection and ordering of materials, supplies, and services from vendors.
  • Verifies and approves of purchase orders, requisitions and associated invoices for equipment purchases.
  • Monitors supply sources, quotations and terms, etc.
  • Reviews purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
  • Communicates with supplier changes in specifications, change orders, quantities, and adjustments.
  • Ensures defective parts are returned to suppliers in line with company procedures.
  • Contacts carriers to arrange for transportation of purchases.
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in pharmacy, Vet or science.
  • From 2 to 5 year of purchasing experience preferably in pharmaceutical industry.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of purchasing procedures and practices
  • Ability to effectively negotiate with vendors etc. to obtain the most cost effective prices and contract terms for goods, supplies or services.
  • Excellent English, verbal / written communication
  • Excellent organization and operational planning skills
  • Very strong supplier negotiation skills
  • Ability to work well through others.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal & written.
About this Company

Orchidia served as the local agent for a number of known multinational pharmaceutical companies from 1993 till 2002.During this period, Orchidia was responsible for launching, marketing and distribution of a wide range of eye care and general medicine products in Egypt. * Dr.... (More)

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