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Purchasing Engineer

Date: 07-Jun-2021

Location: KW

Company: Alghanim Industries

Role Title: Purchase Engineer

Reporting to: Manager Purchasing

Business Unit: Kirby Building Systems  Kuwait

 

Department / Section: Purchasing

 

A. ROLE & CONTEXT

 

Purpose:

The purchase engineer at Kirby is responsible for the vendor selection and development of local and international suppliers; negotiation and execution of supply contracts.

Context:

 

B. ROLE ACCOUNTABILITIES

Overview

Ensure all procurement activities are carried out in accordance with the established company procedures.

Conduct technical review of requirements from Engineering/Operations.

Prepare RFQ (request for quotation) document and send it to Suppliers/Vendors. Evaluate the quotations received from Suppliers/Vendors to determine the best Supplier/Vendor meeting price, delivery, and quality requirements.

Conduct negotiation with Suppliers/Vendors for assigned products and services

Conduct Supplier/Vendor evaluation after a PO is complete.

Develop new sources to meet company’s evolving business needs

Prepare reports for the management as and when required

 

C. EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Experience & Essential Knowledge

2 years’ experience in the field of purchasing (Preferable). Good fresh graduates would also be considered

 

Minimum Entry Qualifications

Bachelors in Engineering is a must with Major in either Civil/Structural/Mechanical or Industrial

 

 

D. KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

 

E. KEY RELATIONSHIPS & DECISION MAKING

 

 

Reports to

Senior Manager Planning & Purchasing

 

Network

 

 

Decision making authority

 

 

 

Business impact of role

Critical

 

 

F. SKILLS

Technical & non technical

In-depth knowledge of procurement methods and procedures

Very good analytical skills

Very good Excel or spread sheet capability

Knowledge of ERP systems (preferably SAP)

 

Other

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