Supply Chain

Senior Direct Procurement Engineer

6th of October City, Giza Governorate
Work Type: Full Time
Shift EV is a fast-growing electric vehicle technology company, based in Cairo, Egypt. Our
vision is to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles in Egypt and the region by developing
state-of-the-art electric drivetrain solutions. You will work with world-class technology
veterans from MIT, Intel, and General Motors to build a venture with transformative potential.
As a Senior Direct Procurement Specialist, you will play a vital role in the Supply Chain
team, ensuring seamless fulfilment of direct requirements and efficient sourcing of new direct
items. Your responsibilities will include:
● Procurement Execution: Actively execute procurement tasks to fulfil direct
requirements and source new direct items efficiently until delivery in the warehouse.
● System Updates: Ensure all system updates and processes are completed timely
and accurately.
● Supplier Management: Identify, evaluate, and manage relationships with suppliers of
direct materials.
● Cost Negotiation: Negotiate contracts, prices, and terms with suppliers to secure the
most favorable agreements.
● Quality Assurance: Ensure the quality of purchased materials meets company
standards and production requirements.
● Inventory Management: Coordinate with production and inventory teams to maintain
optimal stock levels.
● Market Analysis: Conduct market research to identify trends, new suppliers, and
cost-saving opportunities.
● Risk Management: Identify and mitigate risks related to the supply chain and material
● Process Improvement: Continuously improve procurement processes to enhance
efficiency and reduce costs.
● Compliance and Reporting: Ensure compliance with industry regulations and
company policies, and prepare procurement reports.
● Supplier Performance: Monitor and evaluate supplier performance to ensure timely
delivery and quality standards are met.
● Minimum 3 years of direct materials procurement experience, ideally in
manufacturing, preferably automotive.
● Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Supply Chain
Management, or Logistics.
● Ownership mentality with high integrity.
● Thrives in change and excels in high-pressure environments.
● Strategic, proactive, and adaptable.

● Strong analytical, problem-solving, and customer-centric mindset.
● Proficient in negotiation and sourcing strategies.
● Excellent time management and prioritization skills.
● Organized and detail-oriented.
● Effective verbal and written communication skills, adaptable to various audiences.
● Experience with ERP systems, preferably SAP.

● An impact-driven mission, and a world-class team to work with
● A startup where your contributions really count, and an abundance of growth
● Stock options, we want you to be invested in the success of the company
● Leadership that aspires to build a meritocratic environment that promotes diversity
and offers equal opportunity Ensure customer fleet readiness for EV operations,
including charging, operations planning and driver training.

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