Procurement Associate - Supply Chain & Warehousing jobs in Malta - January 2021

Procurement Associate

JOB TYPE: Full Time JOB LEVEL: Experienced (3 years +), Intermediate (1-3 years)
Supply Chain & Warehousing

Foster Clark Products Ltd in Malta is currently looking to recruit a Procurement Associate to join their team on a full-time basis.

Job Role:
Reporting to the Head of Procurement, the Purchasing Associate is responsible for the sourcing, negotiating deals, and buying of indirect materials and services. Support all the operating units on-the-ground in order to provide the best possible service to all business units and provide timely delivery of requirements as per the urgency.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop, validate, communicate and implement sourcing strategies for categories managed at the plant level;
  • Perform competitive bidding;
  • Plan and perform negotiations;
  • Manage supplier relationships;
  • Develop and sign commercial agreements;
  • Manage supplier interventions.
  • Monitor vendor performance across plants and plant relationships;
  • Ensure materials are contracted for supplying plants while meeting their requirements for quality, delivery, and performance in line with the sourcing strategies;
  • Provide driver and storekeeper with the required prioritization and tasks at hand to ensure the most effective route and time management.

Ideal candidate profile:
  •  Level 5 Qualification.
  •  Minimum 2 years’ experience in procurement;
  •  Career path: 3 years.
Key technical skills:
  • Business requirements analysis;
  • Procurement categories spend analysis;
  • Negotiations skills;
  • Competitive bidding;
  • Supplier relationships management;
  • Contract management and development;
  • Vendor Risk assessment and management;
  • Control practices in procurement;
  • Manufacturing knowledge;
  • Project management;
  • ERP system knowledge;
  • Procurement processes and policies knowledge.

Key competencies:

  • Judgment and decision making
  • Drive for results
  • Action orientation
  • Customer Service orientation
  • Teamwork
  • Influencing and Impact including Conflict Management
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Monitoring & Measuring

Foster Clark Products Ltd:
With a strong tradition and a history dating back to 1889, Foster Clark is dedicated to developing and supplying quality beverage preparations and food products in the desert, baking products, and sauces and dressings sectors. As a forward-looking company with a strong history of success, Foster Clark is committed to researching, producing, and bringing to the market high-quality products that meet customer expectations in different regions, while continuing with our expansion through the globe. We are committed to our own people as we are to our customers, acknowledging that our success is a direct result of their qualities. We continue to strengthen our team in all areas of the business and offer excellent long-term prospects. Manufacturing and marketing high-quality food and beverage products in over 80 different countries, is the cornerstone of our success and the benchmark for all our operations and processes.

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