Purchasing Officer Job Vacancy at Sandvik 2021

Purchasing Officer Job Vacancy at Sandvik

Purchasing Officer Job Vacancy at Sandvik

Purchasing Officer Job Vacancy at Sandvik. Sandvik is an engineering group in mining and rock excavation, metal-cutting and materials technology.


  • Purchasing Officer

Job Details

  • Deadline: Aug 12
  • Country: Tanzania
  • Location: Mwanza
  • Job-ID: R0030978
  • Job category: Supply Chain & Logistics

PURCHASING OFFICER; Key Performance Areas

  • Maintain positive relationships with suppliers.
  • Coordinate with internal teams regarding their supply needs.
  • Negotiates pricing and contracts including but not limited to Vendor Managed Inventories.
  • Determine proper quantity, price and timing of all materials and communicate to internal customers.
  • Closely monitor inventory to determine what products are needed (recommended frequency bi-weekly)
  • Review the scheduled PO’s for the week and what is inbound, work to prevent late deliveries with the vendors.
  • Develop purchasing strategies to ensure consistent inventory.
  • Establish standard operating procedures for purchasing and monitor the effectiveness of procedures.
  • Manage daily purchasing activities.
  • Develop Multiple Sourcing Strategy whenever possible for critical raw material supplies.
  • Work with QEHS Manager to ensure that the ASL (Approved Supplier List) is accurate and up to date.
  • Conduct Supplier Audits and Develop Supplier Audit Schedule.
  • ISO standard QEHS – All Employees have the responsibility to follow our procedures and to work in a safe and healthy manner.

Your profile

  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Logistics Management or Business
  • administration with minimum of five (5) years of experience in Purchasing.
  • You must be registered with PSPTB (Procurement and Supplies professional and Technicians Board of Tanzania)
  • You have good knowledge of inventory and supply chain management.
  • You are proficient in Microsoft Office and ERP Systems.
  • You have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, strong critical thinking and
  • negotiation skills, strong planning and organization skills, ability to work independently.
  • You balance multiple priorities with ease while always delivering excellent results.
  • You react well to change and are flexible and comfortable working in an ever-changing environment with a variety of contacts.

How to apply

Interested in joining our team, for immediate consideration, please apply online at www.home.sandvik/en/careers/ to the Purchasing Officer position, Job Req. #R0030978.

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