purchasing officer – Benina – Kuwait

Handles the purchasing activities, receives the requests, issue the orders, delivering the items and transfer the invoices to finance department.

Keep the purchase within the limit and make sure not exceeding. Insure constant product availability. Increase the gross margin. Improve the logistic scheme.

  Responsible and accountable for the air/sea  shipments orders to the final destination activities in compliance with approved policies and procedures in the related process according to the quality management system standard

  Liaising and negotiating with suppliers to obtain for specific product information, such as price, availability and delivery schedule

  Comparing the recent product quotation to the item history 

  Preparing  purchase orders and packing items as requested for shipments, follow up and feedback

  Weekly /Monthly report shipping program

  Verify the documents and the expiry date of the goods especially for the meat

 Responsible for the reception of the goods for both air and sea shipments

  Keep searching for new suppliers

  Remain aware and updated of  the inventory stock list with the warehouse department (weekly or monthly)

  Inform marketing and sales departments about the received goods

  Check and control the purchase data entries

  Improve the logistic scheme through faster, cheaper and more reliable shipping routes.

  Handle all claims related to non-compliance of shipment/goods with set standards or missing/damaged products to get compensation from suppliers/forwarders/insurance companies.

  Keep all information related to item list updated on the ERP system (description, brand, category, code, weight, barcode, custom percentage)

  Prepare cost of new products and follow up with overseas branches to have the final cost of every shipment.

 Coordinate with Overseas Marketing department on a weekly basis before placing the  orders to make sure of product availability according to the promotional calendar.

  Develop a good understanding and relationship with all suppliers.

  Coordinate with Overseas accounting department for due invoices and prior to monthly cash flow preparation.

  Maintain a clear list of all suppliers/forwarder/shipping companies’ details such as contact person, email, phone numbers, and bank details.

  Work with Overseas branches to develop a clear pricing strategy on the ERP and keep updated prices.

 Coordinate with suppliers and overseas branches purchasing department for correct dispatch and receiving of samples of new products.


Job Details

Posted Date: 2019-12-19
Job Location: Hawali, Kuwait
Job Role: Purchasing and Procurement
Company Industry: FMCG

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career
Degree: Bachelor’s degree

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