Job Openings Purchase Officer

About the job Purchase Officer

Job Title: Purchase Officer 

Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE

Job Description:

We are seeking a competent and experienced Purchase Officer specializing in Steel Materials to join our team in Abu Dhabi. The ideal candidate should possess a strong engineering background and have extensive knowledge of various steel material grades. As a Purchase Officer, you will play a crucial role in sourcing, negotiating, and procuring steel materials for our heavy fabrication and engineering projects.


  • Conduct comprehensive research and analysis to identify reliable suppliers of steel materials, both domestically and internationally.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of high-quality steel materials at competitive prices.
  • Evaluate supplier performance and quality standards to ensure compliance with company requirements.
  • Collaborate closely with the engineering and production teams to understand project requirements and specifications for steel materials.
  • Negotiate favorable terms and conditions with suppliers, including pricing, payment terms, and delivery schedules.
  • Monitor market trends and fluctuations in steel prices to make informed purchasing decisions.
  • Coordinate with logistics and warehouse teams to streamline the inbound transportation and storage of steel materials.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate records of purchase orders, invoices, and contracts related to steel materials.
  • Implement cost-saving initiatives and strategies to optimize procurement processes and minimize expenses.
  • Stay updated on industry developments, regulations, and best practices related to steel materials procurement.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field.
  • Minimum 4 to 5 years of experience in procurement, specifically in sourcing steel materials.
  • In-depth knowledge of different steel material grades, specifications, and applications.
  • Familiarity with the UAE market and suppliers of steel materials in the region.
  • Strong negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications and procurement software.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining high-quality standards.