Procurement Officer

Full time Full day
LOCATION: Faisalabad / Jaranwala

REPORTS TO: Deputy Manager Procurement



Company Background:

Ingredion is a global Fortune 500 provider of ingredient solutions that touch millions of lives, every day. With over 19,000 customers in 120 countries, we create solutions that help nourish, comfort, and delight people all over the world. We are proud to source our strength from nature. That’s why we’re growing sustainably, with an industry-leading product portfolio that includes plant-based proteins, sugar alternatives and clean and simple ingredients that deliver on changing consumer needs while protecting our planet. Although we are best known for our food ingredients, we are much more than a food business. We co-create bespoke solutions with our customers; from cosmetics and beauty, to paper and textiles, to pharmaceuticals, driven by relentless curiosity. We make it our business to anticipate industry trends, and to bring together the potential of people, nature and technology to make life better

Rafhan Maize is an affiliate of Ingredion Incorporated in Pakistan. Our strategy is a unique blend of volume growth and operational excellence. We are pursuing tri dimensional strategy to grow organically, geographically and by broadening ingredients portfolio. If you are inspired by professional challenges and the rewards that come from a high level of performance, then Ingredion (Rafhan Maize) is the company for you. At Ingredion (Rafhan Maize) you can be a member of a globally connected team inspired to achieve great things

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The Procurement Officer is responsible for managing the cost-effective procurement in the allocated category / segment to complete the process till the final execution / settlement. Daily review of PRs, RFQ issuance, and preparation of QEM / proposals will also be a part of his responsibilities. He/she will be obtaining approvals as per SOPs while negotiating and issuing PO or Contract. Also, the incumbent will follow delivery, showing vigilance on documentation and the payment process. Ensuring transparent transactions and team monitoring for the compliance

Core Responsibilities:

  • Wellbeing and Compliance: – Understanding and compliance of SOPs, company policies, procedures. Facilitates team for compliance, promote safety culture, keep vigilance on safety hazards and reporting to safety observations.

  • Areas to Focus – Successful competitive bidding, awarding PO / Contracts under collaboration with all stakeholders. Guide RFQ process to support team for less than one million cases under strict vigilance. Lead cash procurement, monitor transaction transparency and verification of rates of relevant area. Maintain and ensure complete confidentiality at all steps while process all cases.

  • Broadening Sources –Explore new sources and develop preferred vendor list for critical items, identify alternate sources. Working on SRM for resolving issues / reconciliation to maintain smooth business. Disseminate and promote company policies on Business, Ethics, Safety, Health, Environment, SCC, ETI Code etc. Develop liaison with all internal and external stake holders though correspondence and telephone.

  • Developing Team – Being leader inculcate delivery base culture among all colleagues. Participate in internal / external training programs and encourage team for improving Procurement acumen, Negotiation strategies against challenges Keep vigilance on delivery steps, approval and finally payment to vendors. Contribute through follow up of invoices and GRS as per need.

  • KPI base Performance: – Performance would be required based on clear and set KPIs as per area allocation on half yearly basis. Promote contractual / project business would be valued for delivery. Prepare monthly progress report of PRs, POs, SAP Ariba, Saving initiatives, other KPIs, Self-sufficient and self-starter initiative, knowledge and Procurement acumen would be required to create value for company.

  • Soft working: – Company is already heading towards paperless environment and mostly working on computer on SAP and other software. Working on SAP, initiation of SAP Ariba projects and utilize it as common tool for RFQ process, PO creation on SAP and maintain soft records.

Mandatory requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Commerce / Accounts / Finance / Business

  • Entry level hands-on experience of procurement at manufacturing sites

  • IT proficiency (SAP, MS-Office)

  • English fluency, both written and spoken

Desirable requirements:

  • Similar industry knowledge (items / services), awareness of sources, best practices, policies and procedures

  • Leadership qualities, self-driven, supportive and goals oriented

  • High level of integrity and negotiation skills with efficient, stable and humble attitude

  • Office management capability and good supervisory skills with strong Procurement acumen

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, military status, or disability status

Ingredion provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, we will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant's accommodation needs

Privacy Notice: The Candidate Privacy Notice explains how Ingredion (Rafhan Maize) uses personal information about job applicants, and what rights an applicant has in respect of the use of this information for recruitment purposes. This Notice applies to applications submitted via Ingredion’s careers websites and any third parties, such as recruitment agencies, job boards and other means, such as by post and email. Be assured that Ingredion (Rafhan Maize) makes confidentiality of data its utmost priority and safeguards the information that an individual has disclosed in a relationship of trust and with the expectation that it will not be disclosed to others without permission, except in ways that are consistent with the original disclosure

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Relocation Available:
Yes, Within Country

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