Purchasing Executive

The role will be responsible for all aspects of purchasing from vendors at the divisional level for CPL Dubai.


  • To purchase consumables, raw materials and indirect items used in the Factory & Compounding Lab as requested by different departments via intercompany & local external vendors.
  • To ensure that supplies are purchased at best price, quality and quantity in line with CPL Group purchase policies.
  • To keep lead times and safety stocks to a minimum, while ensuring there is always sufficient stock to meet customer sample requests / orders.
  • To analyze in details consumption, stock and previous orders before placing new purchase request to the vendors
  • Arranging samples for material submission to client / consultant’s approval together with the relevant documents
  • Solve any purchasing problems should they arise i.e. failure to supply, rejection.
  • For consumable and indirect vendors maintain the vendor nonconformance system through the quality assurance system and follow up.
  • Arrange the planned maintenance of factory equipment under annual maintenance contracts and call out in the instance of machinery breakdown.
  • Purchase of capital items in line with Group authorization process.
  • Reporting any usual aspect of purchasing to the Operations Manager.
  • Adhere to the quality, environmental, health and safety standards of the company.
  • When necessary support the direct purchase of raw materials and drums process.
  • Act as holiday cover for the different operations functions, including customer service, production planning and shipping based on the business needs.
  • Additional duties as directed by the Operations Manager.


  • Write, Read & Speak good English – Essential
  • The ability to use Microsoft Office at advanced level – Eessential
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing purchasing role – Essential
  • Able to work efficiently and effectively with attention to detail, even when under pressure
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Good time management and friendly / helpful attitude
  • Experience of working with an ERP system – Advantageous
  • Very good analytical skills
  • Team player
  • Only candidates currently available in UAE will be considered.

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