GZ Industries

  • Ogun

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

GZI is the first Alumunium beverage can manufacturing company in West Africa with state-of-the-art factories in Aba, Agbara and South Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Procurement Specialist

Job Location: Ogun

Employment type: Full Time

Job Responsibilities


  • Assists in the development and implementation of GZI’s procurement strategies, manuals, policies and procedures to ensure an efficient, best practice, and commercially focused procurement function.
  • Ensures strict adherence to GZI’s procurement policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates the analysis and monitoring of current and future procurement requirements, and prepares to support the achievement of corporate objectives and targets

. * Engages with the business to identify the key procurement priorities, and ensure that purchases are made at competitive prices.

Procurement Operations:

  • Enforces a short turn-around time for processing Requisitions and Purchase Orders.
  • Monitors to ensure an up-to-date database of qualified vendors and suppliers of goods and services to the company.
  • Implements sourcing processes, Request for Proposals (RFP) compilation, evaluation of suppliers’ responses and negotiation with suppliers including long term purchasing agreements.
  • Manages key supplier relationships to deliver excellent operational performance in cost, service and quality.
  • Monitors to ensure that delivered goods are inspected to conform with the specifications on the order.
  • Implements the processes for reviewing contracts, supplies and vendors, ensuring that maximum value for money benefits are achieved.
  • Facilitates and monitors all international procurements, from order to delivery.
  • Assists in developing and implementing new purchasing strategies to deliver ongoing cost reductions and process simplification.
  • Manages and fosters good relationships with relevant government agencies to ensure prompt delivery of procured commodities.
  • Oversees the purchase of Insurance Certificates, processing of Form M, Risk Assessment Report (RAR) and other relevant custom clearing documents.
  • Ensures shipping/customs clearing documents conform with requirements.
  • Monitors Inspection or Scanning companies to ensure timely issue of CRI.

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Liaises with Engineering and Production Departments for materials requirements and specifications.
  • Liaises with Customs and clearing Agents for smooth clearance.
  • Liaises with Accounts to ensure payments of supplied goods.
  • Instils Code of Integrity, Honesty and Trust in Suppliers.
  • Relates with Stores on Purchase, Inspection and Delivery of materials.
  • Liaises with Key Personnel for the offloading and receipts of materials.

People Management:

  • Supervises, directs and evaluates assigned subordinate staff.
  • Handles subordinates’ concerns and problems, directs and schedules work.
  • Provides on-the-job coaching and direction to subordinates.

Required Education

  • Minimum of a Bachelors Degree or HND in Engineering, Economics or Business Studies.
  • An MBA or relevant Masters degree will be an added advantage.
  • Relevant professional qualification in Supply Chain Management e.g. Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) will be an added advantage.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a similar role within the manufacturing industry.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the Job Title as subject of email.