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Senior Buyer - Raw Materials

At ABC, we brew the joy of true togetherness to inspire a better world. A big part of that means brewing better people with the heart of our company in our four values:

  • Passion for consumers and customers
  • Care for people and planet
  • Enjoyment of life
  • Courage to dream and pioneer

 

Job Purpose 

The purpose of this role is to handle planning, organization, and coordination of raw materials procurement operations in accordance with overall business goals and to assist the procurement department in the analysis, evaluation, and development of sourcing choices, and conducting major negotiations for short and long-term contracts as appropriate.

 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  1. Registers all opportunity evaluations, sourcing strategies, sourcing activities, and supplier codes in Al Ahram Beverages Company (ABC) Sourcing.
  2. Secures all necessary supplies and commercial services, and assures delivery in accordance with specifications, on schedule, in full, and at the lowest possible cost.
  3. Provides the necessary estimates to process purchase orders, together with all necessary precise requirements.
  4. Receives and processes supplier invoices.
  5. Organizes payment arrangements.
  6. Prepares tenders and participates in discussions in order to ensure the supply of products and services required by Heineken and ABC at the best possible terms and conditions.
  7. Develops and manages supplier relationships in order to provide commercially optimal solutions for all parties in accordance with appropriate Service Level Agreements and Key Performance Indicators.
  8. Prepares a report on supplier performance management for assessment purposes.
  9. Ensures the timely provision of complete and proper import documents in order to guarantee prompt customs clearance and the avoidance of any delays and/or demurrage fines.
  10. Participates in new product innovation (NPI) initiatives to guarantee the effective introduction of new products, as well as the timely provision of any associated activities and materials.

 

Education & Experiences

Educational Background: Bachelor’s degree in Industrial engineering/Business

Years of Experience: 1-3 years of relevant experience preferably in FMCGs.

Qualifications & Other Requirements

  • Excellent command of English Language
  • Skills in Microsoft (Excel & PowerPoint) and Power Bi is a plus
  • SAP expert 

 

Personal Skills

  • Critical and Challenging
  • Analytical Skills
  • Interpersonal & Communication Skills
  • High Persuasion and Negotiation skills
  • Pro-active & Teamwork oriented


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