Purchasing Manager / FMCG - Beirut

General Information

PROBEES Recruitment
Job Type:
Restaurant/ Food Service
Date Posted:
Jan 15, 2021
To be discussed
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee


• Minimum of 6 years experience in Purchasing or supply chain (preferably FMCG or retail)
• Organizational and structural skills
• Communication skills
• Computer skills (advanced excel)
• System Orientation
• Commitment
• Time Management
• Analytical Skills
• Optimization Skills

Bachelor degree in Business Administration or Supply Chain or equivalent

• Responsible for maintaining the stock coverage level per SKU and warehouses while maximizing the profitability of the inventory flow
• Managing inventory on an ongoing basis, studies consumption trends based on the sales figures, and recommends optimal procurement cycle (quantities, frequencies, etc.)
• Overviews the orders and receipt schedules per brand per vendor with the team
• Follows-up on major vendors on timely delivery along with the demand planners
• Overlooks the return and transfers orders
• Finds alternative sources when vendors are out of stock
• Coordinates with buyers to fulfill promotional deals

• Works on automating all the demand planning and related tasks in coordination with support functions
• Ensures collection of products and vendors data needed by the system and the APP, and creation of item codes and various modifications are fulfilled by the team
• Monitors the creation of purchase and return orders on system and communication to vendors
• Liaises with the operations management regarding schedules, quantities, stock-related and delivery topics
• Proposes and fulfills plans to reduce existing over-stock
• Manages the short-shelf life products and inventory
• Overviews the treatment of the quarantined or in-transit quantities
• Supports the technical department to come up with joint objectives
Logistical tasks:
• Sets the guidelines for zones of products per warehouse
• Coordinates with accounting on the payables for imports and local vendors
• Manages the supply chain of freight and clearance when importing
• Prepares costing sheets for imports vendors, and fills out all necessary data, including computation and validation of landed factor
• Sorts out discrepancies and claims with imports vendors

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