Swift Consulting – Our client, a dynamic organization specializing in the electrical engineering industry, is seeking highly motivated and result-driven candidates to fill the position of material and procurement coordinator.

Job Position: Material and Procurement Coordinator

Job Location: Ikeja, Lagos

Job Description 

  1. Liaise with parties responsible for material inspection to ensure prompt inspection of all materials to avoid delays to project execution
  2. Develop a tracker for all essential materials and equipment
  3. Ensure compliance with Nigerian content requirements in the procurement of all materials to be used on projects
  4. Execute local (overseas as required) purchasing such as sourcing and issuing purchase orders
  5. Assist in sourcing suppliers, perform price negotiations, and process supplier invoices
  6. Update project folders with all notes, technical documents, and quotes as appropriate
  7. Use specialized knowledge to determine that the facility has the machinery, components, and supplies needed to efficiently and safely operate.
  8. Review any engineering changes that affect material or supplier, to adjust stocks accordingly.
  9. Choose the appropriate suppliers to purchase from
  10. Do extensive industry research, meet with salespeople, and compare their products and prices.
  11. Negotiate sales agreements to purchase the required products.
  12. Award contracts to the vendors, and continue to administer these contracts throughout the relationship; with the approval
  13. Manage supplier performance in terms of quality, cost, delivery, and responsiveness
  14. Periodically review suppliers, and launch improvement programs where required
  15. Think of ways to eliminate waste and variability in the supply chain.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing & Supply/Marketing/Business Administration (or equivalent work experience).
  2. Minimum of 5 years experience in the procurement/ Electrical Engineering field
  3. Report writing, purchase orders and creating templates for procurement documents
  4. Strong interpersonal skills
  5. Negotiation skills
  6. Effective verbal and written communication skills
  7. Proficiency with personal computers and networking, specifically Microsoft Excel
  8. Ability to analyze bills of material and drawings to understand key requirements
  9. Knowledge and direct experience in negotiating contracts and quotations with Contract Manufacturers and Suppliers
  10. Ability to identify cost reduction opportunities

Application Deadline
15th January, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CVs to: hireme@swiftconsulting.com.ng using “MATERIAL AND PROCUREMENT COORDINATOR” as the subject of the email.

Tagged as: Business Development, Marketing, Procurement