Procurement Engineer

  • Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
  • Full-time

Company Description

Rawabi Holding Company

Operating in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East for over 30 years as one of the leading industrial players in the region and has activities in construction & engineering, oil & gas, petrochemical, utilities, power & electrical, telecommunication & IT, trading, and manufacturing. RAWABI Holding Company comprises various subsidiaries and several associated companies.

Job Description

Job Purpose

The purpose of the Procurement engineers job is ensure the cost-efficient and timely procurement of permanent materials related to waterproofing, concrete repair, general construction, subcontractors and other non-construction activities.

Principal Accountabilities

• Coordinates with the Project Manager for completing the Procurement Schedule
• Coordinates with the Procurement Unit Head to complete and update the Procurement Plan and ensures it is regularly updated
• Coordinates and consolidates requests for permanent materials among multiple projects to negotiate the most advantageous terms 
• Prepares Purchase Orders / Sub-contract Agreement as per approved submittal and material service request sent by the site
• Completes the Purchase Order’s attachment, comparison sheet, and material files for Procurement Unit Head’s review
• Manages the efficient flow of purchase requests to the buyers for action
• Accountable for the prequalification of suppliers and subcontractors 
• Evaluates whether suppliers are capable of consistently delivering products and services to RSC in a timely manner and within RSC required quality standards
• Searches for, identifies, and establishes contacts with new suppliers and subcontractors
• Manages the periodic reevaluation of suppliers and subcontractors
• Updates RSC suppliers’ and subcontractors’ database
• Maintains quality and price records for all purchased items

Communications and Working Relationships

 Coordinates with the Engineering/Design Unit when design details are involved
• Reviews the completed Procurement Schedule with the Procurement Unit Head
• Discusses the material files with the Procurement Unit Head as required
• Conducts regular visits to sites and coordinates with the sites for procurement issues
• Coordinates with the Estimation Unit in sending RFQ’s, obtaining quotations, preparing comparison sheets, and preparing material files
• Interfaces with the QA/QC department with respect to their “audit” of suppliers
• Interfaces with all parts of the RSC organization to ask for assistance when assessing suppliers and subcontractors
• Works with Procurement Unit Head on selecting suppliers for prequalification
• Coordinates with Warehouse Officer when material is returned to supplier
• Coordinates with Finance for the proper management of accounts receivables and payables
• Coordinates with Finance to ensure RSC receives appropriate credit facilities
• Communicates with potential suppliers

Qualifications

• Bachelor Degree in Engineering field
• Good interpersonal, organizational, communication, and negotiation skills
• Minimum 3 -5 years’ experience in procurement in a construction/contracting firm 
• Experience in the GCC is a plus
• Strong computer skills
• Fluent in English (oral and written)– Arabic language fluency preferred

Additional Information

All your personal information will be kept confidential.
 
P.O  Box 79800
Dammam-Alkhobar, 31952
Saudi Arabia