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Sourcing Engineer

Job Title: Sourcing Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-12-11
Reference: BH-120629
Contact Name: Sajjad Ali
Contact Email: sajjad.ali@nesgt.com
Job Published: December 11, 2019 12:14

Job Description

Researches and applies the use of advanced Supply-Chain-Management (SCM) or Project-Procurement-Management (PPM) principles and heuristics to provide Consultant-Level advice on supply chain management or
procurement-contracting issues at a department level by making leadership assessment decisions affecting the supplier-contractor base on the following subjects:

Cost – to reduce production costs, ensure timely and reliable deliveries per requirements;
Responsiveness – to respond to changes in demand at reasonable costs;
Security – to ensure that supplies venturing through the supply chain travel without disruptions due to external threats;
Sustainability – provide products through the chain that are controlled with minimal resource impacts for the future; Resilience – to develop a system that identifies, monitors and reduces risks and disruptions with fast reactions and
cost-effectiveness; and
Innovation – to provide end-users with a stream of products and services that address more than current needs, deliverability, and distribution efficiencies.

The incumbent defines and articulates the supplier-contractor business processes to be reviewed, guides the direction of the supply chain analysis to be performed, targets the supplier or contractor evaluations to be conducted, selects potential supply chain partners or contractors, leads the course of research in pursuit of industry best practices; and communicates the performance findings of the supplier-contractor base to the senior management.You will lead all the procurement efforts for IMI and be responsible for the procurement budget for materials.

    Your responsibilities: Area: Ensures Perfect Order Fulfilment by: ensuring the delivery of the right product at the right time of the right quality in the correct packaging by the correct mode of transportation with arrival of the
    correct paperwork; focusing on customer order & item fill rates; while maximizing inventory turns for a given inventory or project need through the creation of procurement plans at a project staging or inventory material service center (internal or external supplier or contractor) location.

    Area: Ensures Perfect Order Fulfillment by: ensuring the delivery of the right product at the right time of the right quality in the correct packaging by the correct mode of transportation with arrival of the correct paperwork; focusing on customer order & item fill rates; while maximizing inventory turns for a given inventory or project need through the creation of procurement plans at a project staging or inventory material service center (internal or external supplier) location.

    Area: Monitors Manufacturing Flow and Project Procurement Management progress with suppliers or contractors at a mastery application level by: regulating the outcomes of well-managed manufacturing results with suppliers against engineer-to-order Company requirements by: ensuring
    the timely arrival of quality products, as defined by the conformance to customer requirements; timely execution of production milestones (e.g. engineering data conveyance from customer to supplier, preliminary design review, critical design review, hardware procurement; hardware manufacturing, assembly, software configuration, supplier internal test & inspections, system readiness review, system packaging, shipment, product installation & commissioning; site acceptance testing, and performance acceptance testing for six months); information flow management; cash flow management; and control of critical lower-tier suppliers or contractors.

    Area: Conducts Procurement Instrument Analysis at a mastery application level by ensuring that: a review of the document(s) reveal compliance with established policies & procedures; the buying activities & strategies are appropriate; supply chain management principles of the award manage risk at acceptable levels with balance of risk against cost goals; communication of order progress is effective, appropriate and cost-effective between the supplier and end-users; consulting with the
    End-user on the most-appropriate supply chain agreement or procurement instrument has been or is about to be awarded; business acumen between buyer and seller is maintained at a professional level; and that process improvements are evaluated in an after-the-fact project closeout report.

    Area: Assists Suppliers with Product Development and Commercialization at a mastery application level by: working in a process with end-users and suppliers to bring products and services to the Company in a timely manner through identification of supply chain needs, development of transparent relationships with suppliers, collaboration of research & development activities, and through collaboration with internal marketing and logistics personnel to procure new technology goods and services in a cost effective method.

    Area: Optimizes business processes at a mastery application level through the Value Stream Mapping efforts by: applying “lean six sigma”, “six steps” and “just do it” methodologies through the process mapping stages from defining, measuring, analyzing, improving, and controlling the improvements at a Master Black Belt or Black Belt designation.

    Area: Creates Models of Complex Supply Chains for Decision Support Analysis at a mastery application level by: selecting, simulating, and interpreting the use of the most-appropriate model and technique when assigned to new departmental initiatives at a true, subject-matter-expert designation.As a Procurement Manager, your main objective is to supply quality products at competitive prices on-time to the business in order to maximize the value and profitability of the operations.

    You are responsible for ensuring the code of ethics, policies, procedures and applicable local regulations are followed at all time. Your responsibilities include but are not limited to purchasing, expedition and bid support. You will also manage your team of 3 procurement staff in selecting, mentoring, coaching, supervising, motivating and training them.

    You will also develop and execute new improved procurement strategies across all channels of purchasing.

      Who we are looking for: A. Education Requirements:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management (SCM), Business, Operations Management, Engineering, Computer Science, Quality Assurance, MIS or closely related Technology Degree, or Building Construction & Contract Management (Civil Technology).
      • MBA or graduate-level degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering,
      • Project Management, MSc. in Quality Assurance or Operations Research; preferred, but not required.

      B. Work Experience:
      • Fifteen (15) years Supply Chain Management experience within a Engineering-Procurement-Construction (EPC) or Shipyard Environment as a Buyer-Planner in an Operational - Manufacturing setting or as a Contract Representative in a Project-Procurement-Management organization; or other related material activities.

      C. Licence / Certification / Accreditation:
      • MCIPS or FCIPS Certification or equal is desirable; with equivalent certifications from the ISM or APICS being acceptable.
      • Certification as a “Six Sigma Black Belt” being preferred.

      D. Language Requirement:
      • English
      • Arabic (would be a plus)

      E. Competencies (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):
      ? Analyze & Solve Problems
      o Considers a wide range of factors
      o Evaluates alternative solutions
      o Understand relationships between issues
      o Demonstrate sound judgment
      ? Excellence
      o Delivers high quality results
      o Strives for continuous improvement
      o Promotes innovative and creative ideas
      o Communicates openly and constructively
      ? Accountability