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Purchasing Manager

Location: KW

Company: Alghanim Industries

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Job Summary

The Purchasing Manager at Kirby will oversee the vendor management and selection of local and international suppliers for steel and other materials and their selection: the negotiation and execution of key steel supply contracts and supply risk management. Will be responsible for managing a team of 7 – 10 members.

Pursuing profitable growth in Pre-engineered buildings and services.
Maintaining and growing the value of Kirby Buildings.

Job Responsibilities

•Implement global sourcing strategies to support sales and manufacturing, objectives, providing the company competitive advantage in the areas of steel, services, paint, sealants, fasteners, bolts, and other warehouse, capital goods and stocked buyout items.
•Locate, analyse and develop a consolidated supplier base to meet current and future product/service needs.
•Create and maintain mutually beneficial long-term partnerships with suppliers to foster feedback and continuous improvement.
•Negotiate and manage all critical purchase agreements for key products and services focused on steel.
•Manage suppliers, cost, quality, delivery performance and payment terms.
•Understand, track, and forecast the key cost drivers and market factors for assigned products.
•Implement appropriate sourcing strategies to control company’s purchased costs and to assist adequate and reliable low cost sources of supply.
•Develop cross-functional sourcing teams to understand company-wide needs and evaluate suppliers.
•Drive continuous improvement in all aspects of the procurement process.
•Develop strategies for assigned procurement products including spend analysis, market and geographic considerations, strategic importance, etc.
•Manage and optimize raw material supplier performance, continuous improvement, innovations, and obsolescence reduction in total cost of ownership.
•Maintain and promote sound relationships with key internal and external suppliers, internal business stakeholders and the respective industry associations.
•Work with the various Kirby business units to optimize inter-company purchases.
•Understand and analyse international trade law, duties, taxes and tariffs.
•Develop global knowledge of new and existing strategic suppliers for key market segments.

Candidate Requirements

Minimum Experience & Essential Knowledge
•15+ year’s experience working at a high in steel trading or steel purchasing in the Middle East or Asia
•Experience in a Manufacturing Setting
•Management of purchasing/supply chain organization

Minimum Entry Qualifications
•Bachelors in Engineering is a must with Major in either Civil/Structural/Mechanical or Industrial

Technical & non-technical
•Understanding of SAP MRP systems
•Microsoft Office Excel competent
•General accounting knowledge

•Must have strong time and people management skills, multi-tasking and initiative and drive as must.
•Good Communication Skills.

  • Applicant must have knowledge and experience in purchasing and handling of Hot rolled coils (HRC), Cold rolled Coils (CRC), pre-painted galvalume steel (PPGL), and Pre painted galvanized Iron (PPGI)


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Sr. HR Officer – Recruitment & Development

Location: KW

Company: Alghanim Industries


To support HR Function in various spheres in a recruitment and development role.






  • Play critical role in manpower planning and crafting Recruitment Strategy
  • Analysis of regional talent pool and competitor hiring trends
  • Manage mass recruitment of all vacancies on Recruitment Management System and external job boards
  • Search, pre-screen and present shortlisted CV’s to the Hiring Manager
  • Maintain relationships with the Hiring Managers and act as a consultant to their recruiting needs
  • Initiate, and maintain relationships with External Recruitment Agency for Mass Recruitment
  • Manage interview schedules for both local and overseas candidates.
  • This will include preparation and co-ordination of interview schedules and co-ordination of events on the day
  • Prepare offer letters
  • Manage on-boarding candidates to ensure a smooth transition to the company
  • Arrange and Plan specific recruitment trips to overseas locations
  • Maintain an updated recruitment tracker and submit timely Reports
  • Coordinate for visa requirements with Admin section for the newly hired employee or applicants.
  • Salary negotiations for certain levels, preparing employment offers.
  • Conduct orientation sessions to new joiners


Performance Management (White collar):

  • Coordinate and follow up with employees in setting up yearly objectives and share the consolidated reports with HR Head.
  • Assisting HR head in performance management review:

-For Non- Managerial staff sharing the performance files to respective manager for their performance review.

-For Managerial staff, supporting them to upload their performance objectives in SuccessFactors for the performance appraisal.

  • Prepare the performance appraisal forms and promotion letters and share the feedback with their lead/manager and employees.
  • Coordinate for visa requirements with Admin section for the newly hired employee or applicants.
  • Salary negotiations for certain levels, preparing employment offers.


Administrative Duties:

  • Open bank account for newly hired employees.


Time & Attendance:

  • Adding new employees in Bio-metric system and provide ID Badge card.


Training and Development:


  • Identify and assess training needs within the organization by meeting with managers and conducting surveys.
  • Develop, organize, conduct and evaluate training programs.
  • Create teaching materials.
  • Conduct orientation sessions to assess level of skills.
  • Evaluate training effectiveness.
  • Identify and coordinate outsource training programs.



Minimum Experience & Essential Knowledge

  • 3 – 5 years in recruitment and or training function
  • Experience in Manufacturing Industry would be an added advantage though not mandatory
  • Any graduate, MBA (HR) an added advantage
  • Experience of HR ERP system (e.g. SAP / Oracle) will be an added advantage


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