Buyer (Chemical Raw Materials)

Middle East Executive

Dubai, UAE

Ref: RP085-178

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

An international company that has a rich legacy of 50 years in the Chemical Manufacturing industry is looking for a Chemical Raw Materials Buyer who will be responsible for sourcing, purchasing, and negotiating contracts for the raw materials used in chemical manufacturing processes. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in chemical engineering, as well as experience in purchasing and supplier management.

Key Responsibilities:

• Identify and source raw materials required for chemical manufacturing processes.
• Evaluate potential suppliers based on price, quality, and delivery times.
• Negotiate contracts and terms of purchase with suppliers.
• Manage supplier relationships to ensure timely and efficient delivery of raw materials.
• Develop and implement purchasing strategies to optimize cost, quality, and delivery.
• Monitor and analyze market trends and supplier performance.
• Collaborate with production teams to ensure the timely availability of raw materials.
• Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements for the purchase and use of chemicals.


• Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or related field.
• Minimum of 2 years of experience in purchasing or procurement.
• Strong knowledge of chemical manufacturing processes and raw materials.
• Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
• Ability to analyze market trends and supplier performance.
• Knowledge of regulatory requirements related to the purchase and use of chemicals.

About the Company

The Middle East Executive Group has become the first choice for industry professionals wanting to work in the Gulf region.

We understand exactly how supply chain performance and sales performance impacts the bottom line and top line of product led businesses and we have the experience, network & expertise to match skilled professionals with exciting new roles that suit their experience, passion and drive in this highly strategic industry.

Our specialist teams internally are;

  • Commercial Management & Sales
  • Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Strategic HR
  • Strategy
  • Engineering

The industries we focus on are;

  • 3PL / Freight Forwarding
  • Food & FMCG
  • Medical & Pharmaceutical
  • Ecommerce
  • Retail
  • Engineering

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