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Position: Purchasing Manager

Location:  / Trinidad and Tobago

Company: Carib Glass Works

Job Summary: Directs and controls the efficient operation of the Purchasing department and establishes purchasing strategies and innovative projects aimed at improving purchasing efficiency.

Job Description:

  • Monitors the department to ensure that policies and protocols are followed.
  • Monitors and ensures that orders are expedited in keeping with demand requirements.
  • Verifies that materials and performance specifications are communicated to suppliers and adhered to.
  • Effects and follows up on claims against suppliers when required.
  • Ensures that all service contracts are properly drafted.
  • Negotiates with suppliers for best value options and implements measures to reduce overall purchasing cost.
  • Manages the “continuous improvement process” by reviewing performance, and identifying and implementing initiatives.
  • Establishes and measures standards of performance against which direct reports will be measured.
  • Prepares required monthly reports in a timely manner.
  • Develops and plans for the effective implementation and use of Information Technology.
  • Responsible for the management and control of the departmental budget, assets and employees.
  • Conducts the necessary performance appraisals and initiates relevant developmental training programmes for subordinates.
  • Ensures that the contracted Customs clearance provider is managed in accordance with purchasing timelines.
  • Manages the performance of subordinate personnel and provides advice, coaching, guidance, instruction and direction.
  • To comply with the Company’s/ Department’s procedures and policies belonging to the Quality Management System and the Health, Safety & Environmental Management System.
  • To fulfill the legal duties of the Occupational Safety & Health Act 2004 as an employee.


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Logistics or a technical subject.
  • Three to five years experience in Purchasing practices and negotiation skills.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

How to apply:
These are the requirements for applying for this job:

- Do you have a Bachelors Degree in Engineering,Business Administration, Logistics or a technical subject? - Do you have three to five years experience in Purchasing practices and negotiation skills?