Recruitment For a Procurement Officer at Buhler Nigeria

Buhler is the global specialist and technology partner in the supply of plants and services for processing grains and food, consumer foods as well as for manufacturing advanced materials.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Procurement Officer

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Job type: Permanent, 100%
Date Start: 01.08.2021

Job Responsibilities

  • Buhler Group in Lagos, Nigeria is looking for a skilled engineer to join their team as a Procurement Officer. This position will be responsible to identify and develop local supply sources to support our customer projects in procurement of materials with best quality,cost and time.
  • Evaluate and audit suppliers on a regular basis, find alternate supply source when required
  • Negotiate prices and contracts
  • Sourcing of new parts, identifying and on-boarding of capable vendors
  • Maintenance of purchasing data such as pricing, lead times, vendor material numbers, etc.
  • Problem solving with suppliers to guarantee on-time delivery and quality
  • Participation in projects for supply cost reduction, localization of parts and reducing supply risks
  • Proactive communication with internal customers on delays or other topics which may negatively influence an order / delivery
  • Support in managing supply base
  • Develop and implement procurement strategies from square one
  • Request and compare quotes from suppliers and choose best supply option based on quality, cost and lead time
  • Timely placing of purchase orders according to priorities list
  • Proactive tracking of purchase orders: follow-ups, order confirmations, expediting, payments, etc.
  • Any other related assigned tasks

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field of Engineering.
  • With 5 – 8 years of Technical Procurement experience
  • MBA in Supply Chain management is an advantage
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to interface effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Able to multi-task and handle multiple priorities in a challenging and fast-paced environment
  • International and successful company with sustainable prospects for the future
  • Wide technically and modern environment with interesting challenges
  • Professional environment with an open communication culture
  • Exciting development and training opportunities
  • Great and dynamic work environment
  • Fluent communication skill in English.
  • Good knowledge of the Nigerian market
  • Experience in vendor development
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of key tools and systems related to supply chain functions
  • Sales skill is an advantage
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