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Sr. Purchasing Specialist

ALPLA Egypt Plastics S.A.E / 10th of Ramadan City / Egypt / Purchase

Your responsibilities

  • Improve existing purchasing processes, create and define missing purchasing processes with the aim to reduce costs and improve customer service.
  • Identify a suitable team setup to conduct all activities within your department efficiently and at the same time economically.
  • Issue POs for raw materials, spare parts, special equipment / machinery etc. and monitor delivery of materials and services until the ordered goods reach the plants (communicating with customs, banks, custom release etc.).
  • Prepare and execute supply agreements, which will protect the Company against missed deliveries, shortages, outages, poor material quality etc.
  • Maintain vendor network to support the planned production volume and develop new sources of supply to offer lower cost alternatives. Monitor market conditions and communicate potential changes that could affect costs and/or schedules.
  • Conduct ongoing communication, and negotiation, with established vendors and new vendors.
  • Prepare, analyze and monitor weekly and monthly purchasing reports in eMIS & ALPLAProd
  • Closely collaborate with all relevant departments (Operations, Import, Finance etc.) and Corporate Purchasing to meet plant metrics and goals.
  • Improve & facilitate communication with internal plant departments and ALPLA Headquarters in Hard
  • Ensure continuous material flow (to avoid shortages)
  • Consolidate Material Purchase Orders in order to decrease prices & achieve savings
  • Improve Purchasing workflow & department structure through implementation ALPLAProd

Your competencies and qualifications

  • University degree in Engineering / Business or equivalent with 5-8 years of procurement experience within a manufacturing company.
  • A strong understanding of business law, country regulations for import, raw material sourcing, procurement of technical parts, and outstanding negotiation skills.
  • Proven track of building up a team and leading people.
  • Ability to organize diverse information, analyze and solve disputes.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with people inside and outside the organization are required.
  • Strong understanding of factors that influence manufacturing, cost and quality of operations is preferred

Contact person
Hend Marei, Human Resources

ALPLA Egypt Plastics S.A.E
Industrial Zone A6, Al Sharqia Governorate, 44629 10th of Ramadan City, Egypt
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