As the world’s cities grow more complex, people’s need to move easily becomes even more important. Enabling urban flow requires talent and ambition. Together at KONE, we create the new urban reality. Your career is a journey, and how you travel makes a difference.
It’s time to make a move. Join our flow.
KONE is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Sourcing/Procurement Engineer to be based in Cairo, Egypt. The Sourcing Engineer will have an integral role planning and controlling the sourcing activities and conducting sourcing category management through detailed plans and will also be the point of contact for suppliers assigned to their portfolio.
What will you do?
Identify local sourcing opportunities and mitigation of risk
Manage local & foreign direct and indirect material and service providers according to sourcing categories and plans
Lead negotiations with suppliers, vendors and service providers
Execute supplier agreements
Maintain contract validity and manage re-negotiation as needed in alignment with sourcing strategy and ensure contract and pricing information in the system is up-to-date
Arrange and conduct regular steering or review meetings with suppliers and drive resolution of suppliers challenges
Continuously manage supplier saving actions to reduce cost
Are you the one?
Bachelor Degree in Engineering is a must
2-4 years of experience in direct and indirect material procurement and sourcing in a relevant industry in a multinational organization
Self-starter with excellent negotiation skills & ability to build relationships with vendors, subcontractors and service providers
Excellent Arabic & English language skills
SAP knowledge is an added value
Successful candidates will be invited to complete an automated video interview. Please check your e-mail regularly to be able to submit within the assigned time frame.
What Do We Offer
Great dynamic team promoting a collaborative environment
Comprehensive learning and development programs covering a wide range of professional skills
Engaging job with position description and clear targets
Regular feedback through performance discussions
Opportunities for individual development
Mentoring and coaching programs
Flexibility, trust and respect
Value-based culture, behaviors and ethics
Sustainability and innovation
Working for a successful organization
At KONE, we are focused on creating an innovative and collaborative working culture where we value the contribution of each individual. Employee engagement is a key focus area for us and we encourage participation and the sharing of information and ideas. Sustainability is an integral part of our culture and the daily practice. We follow ethical business practices and we seek to develop a culture of working together where co-workers trust and respect each other and good performance is recognized. In being a great place to work, we are proud to offer a range of experiences and opportunities that will help you to achieve your career and personal goals and enable you to live a healthy and balanced life.