Responsible for all aspects of purchasing direct from vendors at the divisional level for CPL Aromas Colombia.


  • To purchase local supplies and consumables requested by different departments on a day to day basis via external vendors
  • To purchase raw materials and other materials (drums, boxes and others) determined by the CPL Aromas ERP system daily via external vendors.
  • Support CPL Colombia areas in procurement process of goods and services where the expertise and negotiation skills are required.
  • To ensure that supplies are purchased at best price, quality and quantity.
  • To keep lead times and safety stocks to a minimum, while ensuring there is always sufficient stock for customer orders.
  • To ensure that there is always sufficient stock for internal use.
  • Ensure orders past due reports where required are analyzed and actioned on a daily basis.
  • Solve any purchasing problems should they arise i.e. failure to supply, rejection.
  • Attend production meetings to gain information required to ensure production planning is adhered to.
  • Maintain the supplier nonconformance system through the quality assurance system reports and follow up.
  • Reporting any usual aspect of purchasing to the Purchasing Director.
  • Adhere to the quality, environmental, health and safety standards of the company.
  • Additional duties as directed by the Operations Manager.

  • Bachelor‘s degree in Industrial Engineering, Business Administration, International Business and similar careers.
  • At least 3 years of experiences on procurement, foreign trade, supply chain management and logistics
  • Read & Speak good English – Essential
  • Advance excel skills.
  • Advance negotiation skills.
  • Able to work efficiently and effectively with attention to detail, even when under pressure
  • Good time management and friendly / helpful attitude
  • Experience of working with a ERP system – Advantageous
  • Internal and External customer oriented.