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Senior Purchaser

Saint-Gobain
New Cairo, Cairo

Senior Purchaser

New Cairo, CairoPosted 2 months ago
364Applicants for1 open position
  • 31Viewed
  • 9In Consideration
  • 0Not Selected

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Job Description

  • Responsible for raw material, spare parts, fixed assets, chemical, packaging, transportation purchasing.
  • Expedite purchasing of materials, equipment and services when approved to meet production deadlines.
  • Issue and review all foreign and local production materials POs.
  • Issue and review foreign and local maintenance materials POs.
  • Prepare all comparative data to facilitate final negotiations with suppliers and subcontractors and issue orders. 
  • Negotiate prices, contracts, and terms with suppliers.
  • Sourcing for new materials suppliers.
  • Periodically supplier and contractor’s evaluation.
  • Getting suppliers and contractors confirmation upon Saint-Gobain supplier charter (ethics agreement)
  • Submitting and follow-up claims and getting compensation if needed.  
  • Follow-up supplier payments according to the due dates with finance department. 
  • Sourcing and dealing with row material transporting subcontractors.
  • Research for new products or vendors to reduce costs, improve quality and delivery time.
  • Follow up all subcontractors’ services. 
  • Continues enhancement of payments terms.
  • Gypsum Quarries supply chain activates.
  • Purchasing data analysis. 
  • Report all purchasing progress on monthly and annually basis.
  • Digital purchasing analysis.
  • POs approval cycle follow up

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Commerce, Engineering or any related field
  • Very good negotiation skills
  • Good knowledge of vendor sourcing practices (researching, evaluating and liaising with vendors)
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of supply chain procedures
  • 3-5 years of experience preferably in manufacturing field
  • Experience in Foreign purchasing 
  • Very good English language speaking, writing and reading
  • ERP knowledge, highly preferred in SAP
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

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