Senior Purchasing Officer in a Leading Flexible Packaging Manufacturing Company

Ascentech Services Limited – Our client, a leading flexible packaging Manufacturer is recruiting suitable candidate to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Senior Purchasing Officer

Location: Sagamu, Ogun
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Our client, a leading flexible packagingmanufacturer, is in need of an Assistant Manager – Purchase that will develop purchasing strategies and oversee the purchasing team in their daily activities of sourcing suppliers and purchasing products, equipment, and services.

Responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing purchasing strategies.
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
  • Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
  • Ensuring that all procured items meet the required quality standards and specifications.
  • Preparing cost estimates and managing budgets.
  • Working to improve purchasing systems and processes.
  • Training new employees in the purchasing process and how to use the purchasing system.
  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
  • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
  • Managing daily purchasing activities, supervising staff, and allocating tasks.
  • Managing supplier relations and negotiating contracts, prices, timelines, etc.
  • Maintaining the supplier database, purchase records, and related documentation.
  • Coordinating with inventory control to determine and manage inventory needs.

Requirements

  • B.Eng degree or a B.Sc. degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or any other related field
  • Minimum of 10 years working experience as Purchasing Officer in the FMCG industry
  • Deep knowledge of inventory and supply chain management.
  • Supervisory and management experience.
  • Ability to gather and analyze data and to work with figures
  • Solid judgment along with decision making skills
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
  • Interest in market dynamics along with business sense
  • A knack for negotiation and networking

 

 

How to Appy
Interested and qualified candidates should kindly send their CV to: [email protected] with the “Job title” as the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

Application Deadline  28th February, 2021.

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