• Sr. Buyer – Raw Materials

    Qatar Steel Company
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Job Description

1.      Attend the weekly monthly Demand and Supply Meeting ensuring that planned and actual procurement activities meet the needs of the production process on an on-going basis 2.      Plan and prepare for future tender activity for high value strategically significant materials in the current and next business year, selecting potential suppliers, preparing and issuing tender documentation when appropriate. 3.      Undertake commercial evaluation of tender bids for the full range of raw materials, collate results with technical evaluation information and prepare reports for the Tender Committees. 4.      Issue prepared orders to chosen suppliers, ensuring that order requirements are up to date and financial authority procedures are followed 5.      Make arrangements for claims against suppliers high impact claims issues. 6.      Negotiate with suppliers on contract issues and best value purchasing terms are obtained. 7.      Monitor and evaluate current supplier performance in line with ISO9000 requirements. 8.      Visit current and potential suppliers. Assess potential suppliers and register them on the list as appropriate. 9.      Research and monitor activities and trends in the raw materials supply markets. 10.  Prepare management information reports on raw material market and procurement process activities. 11.  Build and maintain relationships with both key suppliers and other professional buyers within the steel industry.   quaLIFICATIONS, Experience & SKILLS 1.       Qatari University Graduate with a degree in Commerce Business Administration and 3-5 years’ experience at Level 2 (Buyer) OR 2.       Expatriate University Graduate with a degree in Commerce Business Administration plus Masters Degree in Materials Management and minimum 7-10 years relevant raw materials purchasing experience in the steel industry. MBA preferred, but not essential 3.       Familiarity with ORACLE e-business suite 4.       Report writing skills 5.       Good English language skills 6.       Ability to work both as part of a team and individually on own initiative 7.       People management skills 8.       Excellent communication skills – written and verbal 9.       Excellent interpersonal skills 10.   Negotiation skills 11.   Problem solving and decision making skills 12.   Ability to prioritise and manage multiple activities simultaneously 13.   Ability to manage stressful situations and operate effectively under pressure 14.   Comprehensive understanding of the raw materials procurement process and its importance to the overall function of the production division 15.   Well-developed knowledge of raw materials suppliers and supply markets 16.   Basic knowledge and understanding of the steel industry

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Eligibility:Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Certification/Professi onal qualification

Role:Materials - Head/ GM

Industry:Textiles/ Garments/Accessories

Function:Purchase/ Logistics/ Supply Chain

Deadline:25th Jul 2018

Company Profile

Qatar Steel Company was formed in 1974 as the first integrated steel plant in the Arabian Gulf. Today Qatar Steel is widely recognized as a foremost leader in the steel industry. As our business grows to shape new horizons for both our own people and the communities which we serve, we remain committed to our philosophy of producing high quality products which comply with the highest international standards. In line with our expansion projects, we urgently seek qualified and competent workers for the following positions: