Menu - [Jump to main content]

Closed or Expired Job Posting This job posting is closed or has expired and is no longer open for applications.


Creation Date: 2012/10/13 13:11:54
Expiry Date: 2013/04/23
Ref. JB1835904

Olympic Group

Olympic Group

Responsible for the Purchasing results of the assigned components portfolio
Support Purchasing Manager in his\her tasks and objectives
Support Commodity Manager in his\her tasks and actively contribute to the definition and implementation of the Commodity strategy.
Ensure execution and support in building up of purchasing strategy and sourcing activity
Prepare purchasing plans and cost out plans
Suppliers scouting and sourcing opportunities
Place RFQs (Request for quotation)
Negotiate prices and conditions with suppliers
Contribute to the preparation of Sourcing Boards
Prepare and place purchase orders
Manage invoicing process
Liaise with financial department and treasury for payment follow up
Ensure an up to date administration of documentation, databases and required reporting
Provide the organization information to\from suppliers
Day-to-day liaising and support of Supply Chain, Quality, R&D, Operations and other functions in relation to their respective tasks
Manage or contribute to assigned projects.


Good English skills - purchasing skills - computer skills
Communication and Negotiations Skills
Qualifications: B.Sc of commerce or equivalent qualification in related field.
Experience: 2 years experience Purchasing, Supply Chain


B.Sc of commerce or equivalent qualification in related field

Company Profile

Olympic Group history goes back to more than 70 years, as the first company who produced an Electric Water Heater in Egypt. The company witnessed a lot of success milestones since then. In 2011, Olympic Group was acquired by Electrolux, a worldwide leader in Home appliances and appliances for professional use, in a deal worth EGP2.7 billion and considered the largest and most important since 2011 revolution. Electrolux strategy is to develop Olympic Group into its regional manufacturing hub for home appliances in Middle East and Africa using the most advances industrial techniques.

Olympic Group currently produces 3.5 million units of white goods on an industrial area of 500,000 square meter. The company has some 20 sales outlets operating under the name "Home Zone" and 12 distribution center, with the most extensive after-sales and maintenance network through 50 service centers allover Egypt. Olympic has 6000 skilled & experienced employees as well as indirect labor of some 50,000 incl. suppliers, wholesalers and retailers.

Olympic Group’s latest product generation was launched in 2012 under the brand name Zanussi for Electric water heater, Washing machines, Refrigerators, Deep Freezers, Cookers, Microwaves, Air conditions and Vacuum cleaners.

Electrolux is a global Leader in household appliances for professional use, Its headquarter is in Stockholm, Sweden , selling more than 40 million products to customers in more than 150 markets every year. The company focuses on innovations that are thoughtfully designed, based on extensive consumer insight, to meet the real needs of consumers & professionals. In 2013, Electrolux had sales of SEK 109 billion (equivalent to EGP 113billion) and 61,000 employees.

Job Details

  • Job Location: Cairo, Egypt
  • Company Industry: Manufacturing and Production
  • Company Type: Employer (Private Sector)
  • Job Role: Purchasing/Procurement
  • Joining Date: 2012-10-01
  • Employment Status: Full time
  • Employment Type: Employee
  • Number of Vacancies: 5

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Mid Career
  • Years of Experience: Min: 3 Max: 5
  • Residence Location: Egypt
  • Nationality: Egypt
  • Degree: Bachelor's degree