● Research and identify potential, reliable, and competitive suppliers locally and overseas. ● Review the updated vendors' list as a source of material supply. ● Carry out purchasing assignments in any of the material areas according to the assignment by the supervisor. ● Receive Material Requisitions (MR) and preliminary inquiries, analysis, and clarity of technical specifications and standards of MR. ● Initiate a pre-qualification list of suppliers for approval in coordination with initiators and supervisors as required. ● Prepare Request for Quotation (RFQ), terms and conditions based on the initiator’s requirement, and send RFQ to the vendor according to the approved suppliers' list. ● Collect and verify the validity of quotations; verify technical specifications and prepare quotation evaluation form for approval. ● Prepare Purchase Order (PO) in accordance with company procurement policy and procedure and obtain necessary approval before release to the selected vendor. ● Follow up with the selected vendors to ensure receipt of “Purchase Order Acceptance” and monitor/expedite goods delivery. ● Coordinate all expediting activities, in the event that a supplier’s delay jeopardizes the implementation of the Project Master Schedule, forecast the delivery time, and expedite by all necessary means in order to reduce the delay as much as possible. ● Coordinate with vendors to change or return non-conformance materials. ● Develop and maintain relations with local authorities and agencies such as government, suppliers, etc. to ensure proper provision of services and act as company representative for procurement. ● Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, subordinates, and supervisors. ● Implement the purchase contract or order, review the invoice issued by the vendor and submit the undisputed invoice to finance. ● Follow the purchase contract or order and closed out the issue. ● Act as section head when the head is absent.