Purchasing Manager (Food Industries)

Confidential Company Obour City, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
In Consideration
Experience Needed:
15 to 20 years
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
18,000 to 22,000 EGP per month, We are offering Competitive Packages.
1 open position
About the Job

General Purpose

  • Manage all aspects of purchasing to efficiently and cost-effectively support organizational operations.

Main Job Duties:

  • Developing, leading and executing purchasing strategies
  • Tracking and reporting key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Build a good relationships with new and existing suppliers.
  • Assist in day to day the purchasing activities.
  • participate in vendor and supplier selection process with production department based on price, quality, support, capacity and reliability, availability, production, and distribution capabilities.
  • Ability to revise the purchasing cycle as needed to receive purchase requisition, get quotations, negotiate prices, develop purchase orders through the team.
  • Work with relevant departments to manage inventory requirements and cash management within budget.
  • Participate in Negotiating contracts, monitoring the quality of service provided and Preparing supplier evaluation on regular basis.
  • Forecast price trends and market situation regularly and review their impact on future activities.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Establish and implement purchasing policies, procedures and best practices.
  • Monitor ongoing compliance with purchasing policies and procedures
  • Direct procurement policies to ensure all items are purchased and delivered within budget and time constraints
  • Identify and source new suppliers and vendors.
  • Manage vendor and supplier selection process based on price, quality, support, capacity and reliability.
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key suppliers and vendors.
  • Establish and update an approved vendor/supplier database.
  • Develop, negotiate and administer purchasing agreements and contracts with suppliers in support of organizational requirements
  • Monitor supplier and vendor compliance with contractual agreements
  • Measure and manage the vendor and supplier cost, quality and delivery performance
  • Oversee supplier compliance with internal quality standards and external regulations.
  • Troubleshoot cost, quality and delivery concerns
  • Manage risk relating to quality, cost, delivery and supply of purchases
  • Introduce performance improvement measures for suppliers and vendors
  • Work with relevant departments to manage inventory requirements
  • Facilitate timely placement of purchase orders
  • Develop and manage purchasing budgets and forecasts
  • Monitor and reduce purchase variances to meet profit objectives
  • Produce regular reports on purchase commitments, costs and delivery performance
  • Oversee the operations and daily activities of the purchasing department
  • Performance manage, develop and motivate purchasing staff
  • Direct continuous improvement of purchasing processes in line with changing organizational needs and market conditions
Job Requirements


  • Immediate hiring is a must.
  • Excellent written and spoken English is a MUST.
  • Knowledge of purchasing and supply chain systems, LEAN principles of planning and MRP/ERP systems often required with high competency level in MS Office applications
  • Must have enough knowledge in importing products and clearing containers from the custom-house here in Egypt
  • Excellent Negotiation & Communication skills
  • Have a good networking skills
  • Have analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Results-orientated
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