Purchasing Clerk – Manufacturing

Date Posted: June 15, 2021, 5:29 a.m.

Job Description

Title: Purchasing Clerk – Manufacturing,

Industry: Manufacturing,

Location: Nairobi,

Gross Salary: Competitive,

Our client is a manufacturer of Detergents and Beauty Products. The seek to hire an efficient Purchasing Clerk with a high level of attention to detail who will be responsible for managing all the local procurement and inventory of the company.



Evaluate current and new suppliers to determine optimal setup for supply contracts, taking into account costs, delivery times, product quality and available inventory

Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies

Prepare and issue local purchasing orders to suppliers

Negotiate credit terms with suppliers

Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve the effectiveness

Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation

Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power

Perform cost and scenario analysis and benchmarking

Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers

Determine the quantity and timing of deliveries

Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand and maintain buffer stock at all times.

Maintain supplier database, purchase records, and related documentation

Maintain warranty record for all the purchased items

Coordinate and work with the store manager for all inventory related matters


Skills & Qualifications

Degree in Degree in Procurement, CIPS, Purchasing and Supplies

Minimum of 3 years of experience as a purchasing officer.

Excellent negotiating abilities

Strong interpersonal skills and decision-making ability

Solid understanding of supply chain concepts and supplier analysis methods


How To Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; kindly send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to [email protected] or [email protected]

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