Purchase Dept. Assistant/Buyer

Place of employment: Belgrade, Obrenovac


  • Buyer is responsible for planning and procuring MTE right quality material, at a reasonable price, from a certified supplier at the right time for MTE production

Primary activities and tasks include the following, other duties may be assigned:

  • Learn the material / purchasing needs of MTE
  • Select qualified suppliers, Request Quotations and negotiate final price
  • Ensure on time delivery and quality of goods
  • Monitor cost throughout the year
  • Monitor the quality, delivery and supplier performance
  • Buy competitively and wisely, keeping investment and inventory at a minimum
  • Develop effective and reliable sources of suppliers, good relationship with them to promote long term business and communication
  • Filing, recordkeeping and archiving all documents and activities in organized matter following Purchase department process and complying with ISO Standards
  • Ready to learn, understand and follow all Purchase dept. documents, standards, process and rules.
  • Handle purchasing and supply management function in professional and cost effective manner
  • Reports timely and accurately to his/her superior and is responsible for data accuracy
  • Adhering to ethical principles of the profession and acting in accordance with company policies and procedures

Education and/or Experience, Certificates:

  • University education – Business, Technical, Organization / Administration
  • 1 year on position in Purchasing in the international manufacturing company required but not obligatory

(Some of the skills and abilities may be acquired through additional training, but the employee must be able to demonstrate the capacity to obtain these requirements before being placed in this position)