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Procurement Engineer (Electrical)
24/12/2018 : Date
2049 : Job Code


Compile information and records to draw up purchase orders for procurement of materials and services



v  Perform buying duties when necessary

v  Prepare invitation-of-bid forms and mail forms to supplier firms or distribute forms for public posting

v  Approve bills for payment

v  Calculate costs of orders, and charge or forward invoices to appropriate accounts

v  Check shipments when they arrive to ensure that orders have been filled correctly and that goods meet specifications

v  Compare prices, specifications, and delivery dates in order to determine the best bid among potential suppliers

v  Compare suppliers' bills with bids and purchase orders in order to verify accuracy

v  Contact suppliers in order to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other problems

v  Determine if inventory quantities are sufficient for needs, ordering more materials when necessary

v  Locate suppliers, using sources such as catalogs and the internet, and interview them to gather information about products to be ordered

v  Prepare, maintain, and review purchasing files, reports and price lists

v  Prepare purchase orders and send copies to suppliers and to departments originating requests

v  Respond to customer and supplier inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations

v  Review requisition orders in order to verify accuracy, terminology, and specifications

v  Track the status of requisitions, contracts, and orders

v  Maintain knowledge of all organizational and governmental rules affecting purchases, and provide information about these rules to organization staff members and to vendors

v  Monitor contractor performance, recommending contract modifications when necessary

v  Monitor in-house inventory movement and complete inventory transfer forms for bookkeeping purposes

v  Analyze all suppliers in order to select the most suitable suppliers who are able to deliver high quality products at competitive pricing

v  Negotiate with suppliers on lead-time, cost and quality so as to obtain the maximum benefit for the company

v  Manage suppliers to meet objectives related to cost, delivery performance, schedule and quality

v  Develop purchasing or sourcing strategies based on portfolio analyses and supplier referencing study

v  Define and maintain documented category and supplier strategies using market and competitive data

v  Develop, implement and drive the procurement strategies in order to meet cost savings targets

v  Review and manage the supplier base to ensure consistency with the sourcing strategy

v  Perform regular performance review with suppliers to drive continuous improvements

v  Ensure commercial, legal and contractual compliances in all the procurement transactions

Adopt appropriate supplier management methodologies and procurement strategies in purchasing to secure better prices




v  BSc in Electrical Engineering .Preferable with additional degree in Supply chain management

v  Proven working experience as a procurement Engineer in same field above in Saudi Arabia in substations or industrial field or power plant field

v  Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a skill in “reading” the market

v  Talent in negotiations and networking

v  Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers

v  Experience in collecting and analyzing data

Strong leadership capabilities

Excellent communication skills both oral and written


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