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Procurement Engineer

Date: 01-Apr-2021

Location: QA

Company: Power International Holding

Job Summary


  1. Contributes in developing procurement management strategies and practices to effectively reap maximum value from Procurement.
  2. Ensures understanding of strategic business relationships to achieve business plan and strategy.
  3. Provides market insights to stakeholders and business units.
  4. Collaborates with the team in formulating the strategic plan that capture total procurement value to sustain a competitive edge.
  5. Contributes to the creation and implementation of best practice procurement vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance
  6. Engages and collaborates with both key internal and external stakeholders to develop strong relationships that will lead to improve service while reducing supply cost and ensure optimal performance.
  7. Supports the senior functional leaders to establish both short and long-term business objectives.
  8. Ensures utilizing expert industry knowledge and advanced business models to develop strategies and structure for business relationships.
  9. Ensures clear understanding of measurable goals that challenge Procurement to continuously improve and use financial and quantitative data to manage performance.
  10. Assists in the implementation of best practice purchasing policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve business performance and deliver best value and business savings and financial targets.
  11. Maintains and updates information of suppliers, materials and services that meet business requirements.
  12. Upgrades Procurement talent in respective team by the attraction, development and retention of great resources.
  13. Provides regular feedback through coaching and mentoring the team  to build professional expertise  and motivated team responsible for interfacing with internal stakeholders and external third parties.
  14. Adheres in the department long-term cost reduction and value improvement plans for specific spend areas.


Job Responsibilities 1

Principal Accountabilities

  • Ensures utilizing all economies scale and best practices to win local battles .
  • Communicates the supply strategy and its implications, to inform and align the respective stakeholders.
  • Interacts on an executive/managerial level within and outside the business to ensure cross alignment in the spirit of long term partnership.
  • Contributes in leading the delivery of the savings and operating cash flow programme in his/her Categories, Cluster and/or Business Unit


Job Responsibilities 2


  1. Makes timely decisions, balancing analysis with decisiveness.
  2. Develops and makes use of competitive insights to shape strategies that counter competitive threats.
  3. Effectively engage in maintaining all external networks, and continuously builds alliances that will enhance Business’ competitive advantage.
  4. Removes organizational barriers to delivering exceptional internal and/or external customer service.
  5. Practices role model behaviour aligned with the operating framework.
  6. Responsible to manage and optimize the financial and budgetary requirements as required.
  7. Identifies metrics, tools and processes to optimize sourcing, supplier activities and efficiencies.
  8. Evaluates the challenges faced by the business and take action to mitigate risks and develop opportunities
  9. Drives continuous improvement, work simplification and the elimination of non-value-added work.
  10. Drives operational excellence in strategic sourcing.


Job Knowledge & Skills

  • Proven track record in managing procurement teams with significant spend responsibility and managing multi-location teams. This includes experiences gained within relevant multi-product / multi-site and complex matrix organizations. Ideally, the person has spent time at corporate level but also in the field.
  • Profound knowledge of the requirements for best-in-class purchasing capabilities and a strong expertise and credibility in all areas of purchasing. This includes risk management, understanding of market dynamics and the concept of price discovery: an experienced negotiator who regularly spends time “out-in-the-market” dealing and collaborating with suppliers.
  • Good understanding of “best practices” in integrated supply chain management with experiences in other areas of the supply chain/operations a clear plus. This also includes having a good knowledge of state-of-the-art ERP systems.

Job Experience


9 year(s)

On Job    

3 year(s)


2 year(s)


Agility - Developing
Demonstrates Resilience - Developing
Cultivating Loyalty & Integrity - Developing
Shows Entrepreneurial Spirit - Developing
Demonstrates Accountability - Developing
Strives for Innovation - Developing
Promotes Teamwork - Developing
Category Management And Procurement Best Practices L1
Procurement Strategic Thinking L1
Risk Management L1
Contract Management L1
Market Analysis L1
Negotiation Skills L2
Business Acumen L1


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or any related field