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Job Description

  • Liaises with key company employees to determine their product and service needs
  • Monitors business trends and product availability to pay the best price for company goods and services without sacrificing quality or delivery times
  • Nurtures relationships with suppliers to negotiate the best prices for company
  • Identifies and researches potential new suppliers
  • Researches new products and services to meet company's goals
  • Assesses total costs of company purchases
  • Develops and implements strategies for procuring, storing, and distributing goods or services and maintaining stock levels
  • Oversees a team of purchasing agents (in large companies)
  • Reports to the chief procurement officer
  • Stays familiar with the company's needs
  • Makes supply orders
  • Coordinates with people in different company locations to see if a better price is available somewhere else or if suppliers in a certain area are not living up to expectations
  • Double-checks the work of purchasing agents
  • Communicates with executives and gains approval for purchasing contracts with new vendors or on new supplies
  • Continuously comparison shops and negotiates to make sure the company gets the best possible prices on needed supplies
  • Communicates with suppliers and to make sure supplies get where they need to be when they need to be, even when a deadline is tight
  • Maintains a network of professional contacts in order to discover new opportunities for good deals on orders
  • Forecasts demand for certain products and makes orders accordingly
  • Checks inventory, tracks how inventory is used, and adjusts purchasing habits in accord with apparent trends
  • Processes payments and invoices
  • Keeps a well-organized collection of contracts for easy reference when needed
  • Attends meetings to stay up to date on the company's objectives
  • Attends conferences to meet potential new suppliers and glean insight from other professionals in the purchasing field
  • Schedule materials delivery based on updated production plans to ensure materials availability for manufacturing plants in the right time.
  •  Ensure the timely flow of materials delivery schedules to both materials replenishment & material warehouse function.
  •  Define all materials inventory levels based on materials delivery leads times and forecasted production plans.
  • Plan in coordination with materials warehouse function the availability of the adequate storage capacity for the targeted inventory levels.
  • Control the materials inventory working capital in coordination with the Finance function to maintain healthy cash flow for the business.
  •  Monitor the replenishment function performance by issuing tracking reports for materials actual delivery verses delivery plans and reporting variances.
  • Monitor closely materials acceptance and rejection rates in the manufacturing plants.
  • Ensure the timely issuance of suppliers’ performance tracking reports and develop the required action plans for performance continuous improvement.
  • Lead key performance indicators (Materials availability, Delivery compliance, Inventory carrying cost).
  • Establish and maintain a standard of performance for the Supply Chain.
  • Ensure the alignment of the Materials Management organization with the company vision, purpose and priorities.
  • Drive organization capability agenda in coordination with HR and operations capability.
  • Develop and implement Materials Management Best Practice and Processes.


Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Askari Shoe Project
Job Location:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Degree Title:
MBA / M.Com degree is preferable
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
5 Years (Minimum 5 years experience from shoe industry in Purchase/Supply Chain is required.)
Apply Before:
Jun 30, 2019
Posting Date:
May 30, 2019
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Army Welfare Trust

N.G.O./Social Services · 2501-3000 employees - Lahore

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