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Purchasing Manager For Michael Page Egypt

Leading producer of specialty materials and chemicals for Electronic, Color and Glass Materials, Polymer and Ceramic Engineered Materials.
Michael Page | 25.01.2012

Manages and coordinates all aspects of the procurement of materials and/or services; oversees activities and operations of the purchasing department and staff.

Your main responsibilities are to:

- Develop and manage all aspects of the procurement of materials and/or supplies.

- Manage relationships with local customs authorities.

- Ensure compliance with government and appropriate corporate policies and procedures for purchasing/subcontract activities.

- Develop and implement policies and procedures to assure departmental effectiveness and compliance.

- Determine purchase requirements; generate and reschedule purchase orders for sourced goods.

- Prepare required reports, budgets, expenses and monitor inventory.

- Supervise purchasing department staff (3 people).

- Report to the Purchasing Director in Europe and to the Country Manager in Egypt.

Skills

Who we are looking for

- Bachelor's Degree in related field (Purchase, sales...).

- Technical background would be a plus.

- Minimum 6 years of experience in purchase responsibilities, ideally in manufacturing environment.

- Specific interest in previous multinational experience.

- Ability to interpret and negotiate contracts.

- Excellent written and oral communication skills.

- Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.

- SAP Knowledge.

- Working knowledge of data collection, data analysis, evaluation, and scientific method.

- Arabic & English mandatory.