Indirect Material Senior Buyer
Purchasing & Sourcing
Full Time
Cairo, Egypt

Your role

Responsible for the relevant commodity budgets, strategy, sourcing activities and results for MEA.

A typical day

  • Ensure a good relationship with the Purchasing Organizations of the other PL’s
  • Maintain a professional working relationship with key stakeholders
  • Lead and manage the relationship with suppliers
  • Develop and maintain all relevant commodity strategies
  • Develop and drive activities to reach and exceed the targets
  1. Financial targets e.g. savings, payment terms, warehousing, commercial contracting
  2. Quality targets e.g. SCR and ppm levels, quality contracts, supplier development projects
  3. Logistics targets e.g. warehousing, packaging, transport, contracting
  4. Special projects
  • Control the supplier selection and business award process
  • Organize and execute the RFQ process according the agreed upon rules and processes
  • Plan and organize a timely, transparent, sourcing decision
  • Foster innovation input from suppliers and promote it into Electrolux organization
  • Negotiate beneficial contracts for Electrolux
  • Ensure compliance with Electrolux procedures

Minimum Qualification

Who you are

  • University degree, preferably engineering
  • Purchasing professional qualification
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in purchasing
  • Proven track record of effective purchasing in a multinational environment
  • Proven effectiveness in a complex matrix organization, ability to coordinate/lead contribution from other functions like R&D or Quality

Technical skills

  • Forecasting & Planning
  • Commodity
  • Contract management
  • Negotiation
  • Procurement
  • Strategic sourcing
  • Vendor management


Apply now

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'