Our client, one of the leading manufacturing company in Kenya is looking to fill the above vacant position to help drive results in the organization.


  1. To participate and contribute in the production planning and profitable functioning of the company.
  2. To be responsible for purchase of total raw materials for Company and ensure quality and advantageous prices to all factories in Kenya.
  3. To coordinate the activities of Purchasing and Material Management of all Units and proper planning of materials to drive in cost effectiveness.
  4. To be responsible for building up a good management team in the Purchasing Department, practicing highest ethical standards.


  • To control Inventory of raw materials within estimates.
  • To maximize centralized cost improvement initiatives and control to bring in savings continuously. To assess and report weekly.
  • Standard procedures in purchasing functions are to be established in all sections. To review adherence to standards weekly.


a)    Procurement

  • To coordinate bulk buying of all major, common items for all units and Sandak such as PVC materials, Textiles, Rubber, Rubber Chemicals, Tannery Chemicals, PVC Leather Cloth and Packaging Material.
  • To assist purchasing organization to ensure regular supply at the right quantity, at the right quality, at the right time and at the most economical price and terms.

b)    Administration

  • To coordinate and monitor the activities of clearing and forwarding.
  • To standardize the administration and procedures of Buying Departments and to ensure proper physical inventories and orderly stock keeping.
  • To coordinate placing of orders and recalling of materials so as to maintain stock level as planned in the Financial Plan.

c)     Management Tools

  • Operational Plan
  • Profit and Loss Statement
  • Seasonal Estimate
  • Review of Buying Prices
  • Buying Manual
  • Recalling by freeze
  • Material : Minimum Quality
  • Stock Cards Specifications
  • Quotation Cards
  • Departmental Estimates
  • Dead Stock File
  • 8 Weeks Planning
  • Customs Tariffs and Regulation
  • Consumption of materials
  • Production Guide
  • Profit & Loss Accounting
  • Monthly Purchasing Review

d)    Extent of Authorities

  1. To negotiate prices, finalize and approve contracts / terms for Co. for buying materials, auxiliary items including imports. (Approval of Managing Director as per Authority Chart where applicable).
  2. To negotiate contracts and approve orders for major materials including all imports and secure them at good quality and competitive prices.
  3. To monitor financial commitment for suppliers.

e)     Internal Relationships

  1. Work with the Financial Officer to see that there is a smooth running of Customer A/C and any grievances.
  2. To be an active contributor to product Development towards creation of shoe-line, Cost effective new materials, imports substitution.
  3. To work in close cooperation with the Production Manager in cross Functional Areas.

 f)      Standard of Performance

  1. Profitability of the Company.
  2. Purchasing Department adding value to products.
  3. High morale and ethical standards of Purchasing Team.

How to Apply

Email your application letter accompanied with a current detailed CV in PDF format clearly indicating your current position current and expected remuneration to the following email address:  recruitment@eaglehr.co.ke  on or before close of business on Friday 27th May 2022.