Purchasing Supervisor

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Purchasing Supervisor

Job Summary

The Purchasing Supervisor supervises the daily activities of the purchasing department. Maintains relationships with vendors or suppliers and analyses purchasing and price trends to identify forecasting demands, minimising the company’s purchasing costs.


  • Participate in purchasing management strategy development and implementation.
  • Provide quality and timely direction to purchasing personnel.
  • Monitor contract deliverables, ensure that all elements of the goods or services are delivered in accordance with the scope of work.
  • Present purchasing performance achievements at internal company meetings.
  • Collect goods market information and inventory information.
  • Provide timely, accurate and adequate purchasing negotiation and purchasing administration activities.
  • Negotiate with the supplier for the return of incorrect, unacceptable goods, or damaged goods.
  • Review the open order report at regular intervals and take the appropriate action to expedite the timely receipt of goods.
  • Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers.
  • Implement corporate policies, procedure and quality control standards.
  • Educate and interpret procurement policies and procedures to clients, etc.

Knowledge and Skills:

Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint
Proficient in digital technologies
Critical thinking and negotiation skills
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Contract Legislation
Customs Regulations
Oracle Products
Microsoft Office Suite
Purchasing Systems

Qualifications and Experience:

CIPS Diploma.
At least 3 years’ experience, preferably in a Retail environment, 1 of which should be at a supervisory level.

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MRL is a management consulting firm based in Chaguanas, Trinidad that specializes in Industrial Relations, Expatriate Management, Payroll and Tax services, Contract Labour and Recruitment services.

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The Management Resource Ltd
366 Central Avenue,
Lange Park, Chaguanas.
Trinidad West Indies
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