APM Terminals is an independent business unit within the Danish Maersk Group - a Global Fortune 500 company with about 89,000 employees and offices in 130 countries with global growth opportunities in a range of fields from shipping and energy to our offshore and manufacturing industries - Join us to achieve even your most ambitious career goals!Working with a team of talented professionals you will get a chance to experience different cultures and make friends all over the world. You'll find a culturally diverse, stimulating environment at any of our offices, terminals or depots. When you join APM Terminals, the world is your work place.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Procurement ManagerRef: AT-142703Location: Onne, RiverKey ResponsibilitiesResponsible for efficient purchasing of inventory, supplies and capital equipment for the company. Receives purchase requisitions and verifies for accuracy and authorization(s).Responsible for tender’s procedures, receiving bids, coordinates for committees; evaluating, assessing and selecting bidders based on capabilities and written criteria.Establishes and executes procedures for procurement policy in conjunction with CFO.Prepares and issues purchase orders; determines and negotiates prices, delivery and credit terms; buys according to established company policies and procedures; maintains accurate purchasing records.Responsible for evaluating, assessing and selecting vendors based on capabilities, performance and consistent quality assurance. Maintains rapport and good working relationships with vendors; keeps accurate vendor records.Evaluates inventory reorder levels and quantity price breaks to determine most economical purchasing of inventory and supplies in relationship to company's cost of capital. Prepares monthly reports and reviews forecast of purchasing commitments with Vice President of Finance.Expedites purchase orders as necessary and ensures delivery of purchased items for uninterrupted production flow.Performs other purchasing or inventory control duties as necessary or as requested.Prepare contracts in collaboration with relevant departments.Administrate, coordinate and cooperatively work with other departments, to resolve all issues relevant to the suppliers and vendors.Analyze and strive to maintain up-to-date knowledge of market trends, pricing, availability, and capacity, technology and supplier capability relative to the product or parts assigned.Assist subordinates in actively resisting any supplier request for price increase requiring the supplier to provide adequate documentation and justification to support such requests.Ensures that a proper inventory control system is in place to carefully monitor stock positions, reorder levels & obsolescence of stockManages storekeeping functions from both a central & technical department perspectiveSupervises the daily requisitions from end user and checks the status of item requested.Keep stock on hand in order to minimize purchases.Ensures that adequate stocks of key components are maintained in the stores to ensure there is no downtime in operational activity due to lack of stock/sparesThe position is primarily expected to deliver by following specific company policies in the management of procurement activities while setting objectives for subordinated positions. The position is expected to deliver results in a timely manner as non delivery has a direct impact on the terminals ability to functionThe position is expected to constantly strive to improve inventory management methods & obtain best possible delivery prices from vendorsThe position has a direct impact on primarily the operational & financial aspects of the terminal & is therefore complex in nature.