Purchasing Officer

Written By Eitan ElkinJanuary 9, 20221 minute

We are looking for an organized purchasing officer to join our growing company. As the purchasing officer, you will carry out all tasks allocated by the director of operations, including conducting research on potential vendors and suppliers, inspecting goods, and updating records. In addition, you should be able to negotiate pricing and transport costs.

  • Research potential vendors
  • Compare and evaluate offers from suppliers
  • Track orders and ensure timely delivery
  • Review quality of purchased products
  • Enter order details (e.g. vendors, quantities, prices) into internal databases
  • Maintain updated records of purchased products, delivery information and invoices
  • Prepare reports on purchases, including cost analyses
  • Monitor stock levels and place orders as needed
  • Coordinate with warehouse staff to ensure proper storage

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Purchasing Officer or similar role
  • Good knowledge of vendor sourcing practices (researching, evaluating and liaising with vendors)
  • Hands-on experience with purchasing ERP (e.g. Priority or SAP)
  • Understanding of supply chain procedures
  • Solid analytical skills, with the ability to create financial reports and conduct cost analyses
  • Negotiation skills