PURCHASE OFFICER

Al Rodan General Trading & Contracting Est

01-09-2013

12-31-1969

  • Handling Purchase from initial inquiry, order confirmation/Issuing PO, handling payments TT / Letter of Credit (LC) & CAD, Insuring shipments, and constant follow up with supplier, arranging of shipping, handling documents and clearance of the goods at Destination, Accounts payables for the goods received through shipments.
  • Dealing with foreign Suppliers around the globe (USA, UAE, CHINA, and & EUROPEAN UNION), Responsible to maintain good relationship with Distributors & Vendors.
  • Handling preparation of budget and handing over the buying guide with company commercial terms to the buyers.
  • Assisting Buyer’s with required reports and terms & conditions for purchasing goods on foreign Purchase.
  • Handling Letter of Credits Opening LC Debit Advice Discrepancies Handling Shipment Delays Documents Arrival Bill of Exchange & Promissory Notes Expired LC Payment Extensions & clearance.
  • Obtain best prices/goods – Negotiate best possible price and quantity with the suppliers and finalizing behalf of the firm.
  • Provide analysis on detailed cost comparison of different suppliers & Generating weekly, monthly, yearly reports, to forecast business.
  • Issuing Purchase Orders (PO), quotations, receiving quotations and acting accordingly in coordination with sales team. 
  • Maintain Complete Purchase records & Prepare cost price, mark up price and selling price. Negotiation with Foreign & Local Suppliers regarding Price and Services.
  • Complete Handling of projects and contracts material requests and scheduling of supplying goods and services.
  • Controlling shipments from origin to Delivery: Choosing freight mode Verifying Shipping documents in accordance with Kuwait customs correcting discrepancies if any Delivery order, Custom clearance & Bayan warehousing.
  • Interacting with Freight Forwarders for competitive prices, and overseeing the Orders placed economically (Space management in container, Delivery Time).
  • Producing necessary documents for Local shipping agents to obtain DO, Container release documents.
  • Avoiding Demurrages and delays in clearing consignments, by inspecting the shipping docs before they are attested at suppliers end and making sure documents are within Kuwait Customs regulations.
  • Handling documents B/L & AWB, Packing List, Invoices, Certificate of Origin, Certificate of analysis & other shipping documents.
  • Preparation of L/C, bank documents, P. Note, Trust receipt, Container Guarantee, Driver letter, etc.
  • Generating and studying all kinds of (Inventory, salability) reports.
  •  Scheduling and arranging consolidation of overseas shipments.
  • Monitoring of barcodes, stocks, invoice, goods return issues.