Main responsibility is to manage day- to-day functioning of the purchasing department through effective sourcing and negotiation
Key Responsibility Areas
Responsible to source, negotiate and purchase materials as per the approved purchase request.
Evaluate vendor’s quotation to ensure that they are in line with the technical and commercial specifications required for the project
Maintaining the purchasing policy and ensuring that all purchases adhere to it.
Responsible for vendor relationship management
Resolve supply, quality, service and invoicing issues with vendors
Evaluate supplier performance based on quality standards, delivery time & best prices and ensure all the criteria are met according to the organizational requirements and expectation
Improve Supply Efficiency through coordinating and following up of schedules , deadlines and delivery dates.
Handling raw materials like Vitamins, Minerals, Enzymes, additives, chemicals, both from local & overseas Suppliers
Handling shipments clearance as well as import permit approvals from the ministry of Climate change & Environment (MOCCAE).
Handling Quality department requirements like third-party analysis, lab instruments, lab chemicals, any certification & training requirements.
Handling packaging materials both from local & Overseas suppliers.
Supplier Agreements, Payment terms, Vendor Negotiation, coordination with internal departments & external stakeholders etc.
Alternative new product development & new supplier development.
Key Performance Indicators
1. Inward OTIF
2. Cost Saving Initiatives
3. Cost Avoidance
4. Cost Saving (B VS A)
5. PR PO lead time
6. Material Review Planning & Execution
QualificationsEducation RequiredB. E / B.Tech in Chemical OR BSC chemistry OR Agriculture EngineeringWork Experience required2-3 years of experience in procurement department of FMCG Industry. Essential (2 years) Desirable (3 years)ERP (Oracle experience) Desirable (3 years)Good computer skills (MS Office, Excel etc.) Essential (2 years) Competencies/Skills requiredTechnical SkillsChemicals Product Knowledge (Essential)Global market awareness (Desirable) Freight Handling (Essential)Contracts Management(Essential)Behavioral SkillsNegotiation skills (Essential)Problem solving (Essential)Interpersonal skills (Essential)Team work (Essential)Positive attitude(Essential)
United Arab Emirates
Employer (Private Sector)
Purchasing and Procurement
Monthly Salary Range
Number of Vacancies
Years of Experience
United Arab Emirates
Bachelor’s degree / higher diploma