Category Buyer Recruitment at UAC Foods Limited

Category Buyer Recruitment at UAC Foods Limited

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UAC Foods Limited.

Category Buyer (Engineering & Technical) Recruitment at UAC Foods Limited. UAC Jobs Are mainly for those that meet the requirement. Please make sure you go through the job requirement before applying.

UAC foods limited is a joint venture business between UAC of Nigeria plc. ( a leading indigenous conglomerate in Nigeria) and Tiger Brands Limited( A South Africa Leading Food Giant). The Business is committed to quality products and into the production of leading brands in the Snacks, Dairies, and Beverage Categories.

Job Title: Category Buyer (Engineering & Technical)

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

As a result of on-going expansion in our organization, we are looking to hire the following roles:

CATEGORY BUYER (Engineering & Technical) Lagos

Job Summary:

Responsible for the procurement of all Engineering items and services, spares, and maintenance parts. Will execute; source identification duties, handling of end-users requisitions quotes from vendors, cost-saving drives, bid management, Purchase Order issuance, and payment reconciliation for all spares, maintenance, and Engineering services purchases.

You will be accountable for.

  • Conducting research on market developments, price, and cost developments by applying cost models.
  • Having a pool of subject matter professionals and project minded vendors for ease of engagement for all spore ports and factory maintenance services that may be required by the business.
  • Liaise with the manufacturing and engineering team to plan for short and long spares and services based on the agreed company’s operational expenditure plan.
  • Collaborate with the manufacturing and engineering teams to ensure spares and services are delivered in line with specifications as agreed with the vendor.
  • Conduct buying negotiations with involvement of the designated user, designated engineering and finance representatives in line with the company’s procurement policy
  • Obtain manufacturing or engineering services need via share point requisition to obtain appropriate CEM and REM approvals for all purchases and ensure purchase requisitions ore raised for all purchases.
  • Ensure competitiveness by placing adverts with registered vendors, collates, and analyses the quotations received in line with the procurement policy and seek the approval of the buying committee.
  • Negotiate the best credit terms for the category in order to maximize working capital and seek †he approval of the Buying Committee for the spend category.
  • Execute regular update and review of the categories’ vendor master data and ensure compliance with procurement policy.
  • Take ownership of pay for performance plan to drive deliverables and contribution to business operations and growth throughout the year.
  • Have up to date information on projects being executed and keep all stakeholders adequately informed.
  • Ensure engineering supplies and services awarded are done competitively and reliably.
  • Expedite deliveries of all items as captured in the PO to meet production timelines.
We are looking for a Category Buyer with the following background and experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science or other relevant disciplines
  • Minimum of 5 years requisite experience in the procurement of Technical Items, Engineering goods, and services, Project Management, Operational Management in FMCG.
  • Excellent Relationship Management
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Good analytical and negotiation skill
  • Proactive and result-oriented
  • High integrity and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interpret the BOQ is very essential to enable effective and efficient buying
  • Project Management skills.
  • Be a member of CIPS or equivalent COREN, NSE, PMP
Method of Application

This advert represents a summary of expectations of the Category Buyer Recruitment at UAC Foods Limited, if you meet the requirements, please submit a copy of your detailed and updated resume using the job position as subject to [email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@uacfoodsng.com

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