Manager Purchasing/Procurement

Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced purchasing manager to handle our company's procurement activities. The purchasing manager's responsibilities include developing purchasing strategies, maintaining positive relationships with suppliers, coordinating with internal teams regarding their supply needs, and overseeing the purchasing team in their daily activities. To be successful as a purchasing manager you should be able to manage and optimize purchasing activities and processes. An outstanding purchasing manager should have excellent leadership abilities and be able to negotiate the best possible deals with suppliers.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 18 years

Job Description/Requirements

  • Developing and implementing purchasing strategies.
  • Managing daily purchasing activities, supervising staff, and allocating tasks.
  • Managing supplier relations and negotiating contracts, prices, timelines, etc.
  • Maintaining the supplier database, purchase records, and related documentation.
  • Coordinating with inventory control to determine and manage inventory needs.
  • Managing the maintenance of office/manufacturing equipment and machinery.
  • Ensuring that all procured items meet the required quality standards and specifications.
  • Preparing cost estimates and managing budgets.
  • Working to improve purchasing systems and processes.
  • Training new employees in the purchasing process and how to use the purchasing system

Requirements:

  • Degree in business administration or a related field.
  • Experience as a purchasing manager or in a similar position. No less than 18 years of experience.
  • Deep knowledge of inventory and supply chain management.
  • Supervisory and management experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel/Word/PowerPoint
  • Having a materials management/engineering knowledge background is an added advantage.
  • An energetic, forward-thinking, and creative individual with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image.
  • An extremely well-organized and self-directed individual with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus.
  • Experience with SAP will be an added advantage
  • Experience in working with the manufacturing /Cement industry.
  • Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports

Benefits:

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development

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