Procurement Engineer at Ketcheon Engineering Services (KES) - Nationwide
Posted: 13/Feb/2018

Ketcheon Engineering Services (KES) is a leading 100% indigenous Nigerian company established in 2004 to provide a broad spectrum of services and expertise to the Energy and Oil & Gas (onshore and offshore) sectors. This broad capability enables us to offer our customers the full range from Design, Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation and Commissioning to Maintenance Management. With branch offices in Abuja and Lagos, and the head office situated in Port Harcourt, KES is well placed to undertake projects both nationwide and throughout West Africa. 

We are recruiting to fill the position below: 

Job Title: Procurement Engineer
Location: Nationwide

Job Description
We are looking for an experienced Procurement Engineer to oversee the purchasing of technical goods and services for the industrial operation. Procurement Engineer should have very detailed knowledge of engineering equipment, materials and supplies used in the industry, and should be able to identify companies that sell them.
Evaluate suppliers and negotiate purchase agreements with them, as well as maintain the inventory of supplies.

Devise and use fruitful sourcing strategies
Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships
Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
Examine and test existing contracts
Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company
Expect unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies
Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs

Proven working experience in an engineering, procurement and operations
Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Proficiency with personal computers and networking, specifically Microsoft Excel
Ability to analyze bills of material and drawings to understand key requirements
Knowledge and direct experience in negotiating contracts and quotations with Contract Manufacturers and Suppliers
Ability to identify cost reduction opportunities
Talent in negotiations and networking
Good knowledge of supplier or third party management software
Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
Experience in collecting and analyzing data
Strong leadership capabilities
B.Sc degree in Engineering or any related field.

Application Closing Date
2nd March, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's to: