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Procurement Engineer

Shift EV

Shift EV

Giza Governorate, Egypt · Giza, Al Omraneyah, Giza Governorate, Egypt
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

Who we are:

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, the University of Grenoble, Intel, and Corning to build a venture with transformative potential.

You’ll work on:

As a Junior Local Engineering Procurement Engineer/Specialist, you will join the Engineering team on Ensuring that the engineering Requirements will be fulfilled and smooth sourcing activities for the new items.

What you will do

  • Conducting a market survey periodically to get the best prices and evaluate the performance of suppliers.
  • Updating & maintaining a list of approved suppliers and identifying new suppliers.
  • Negotiate with suppliers to get the best package ensuring a short lead time.
  • Receiving purchase Requisitions from different functions.
  • Prepare quotations from suppliers for multi-source purposes.
  • Managing delivery orders until the delivery is complete.
  • Properly record suppliers’ databases and purchase order data on the system.
  • Ensure that purchase orders are provided in the right place, in the required quantity, in the right quality, and on time.


  • Experience in Purchasing & Supply chain.
  • Excellent Negotiation Skills and Sourcing Strategies.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multitask and priorities work.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and good writing skills, with the ability to adapt to various situations and audiences as needed.
  • Experience using EPR Systems (SAP Is Preferred)
  • Knowledge about the Procurement Cycle.


  • Have 1-2 years of experience in procurement.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree preferable in mechanical engineering or any relevant field.
  • Experience with sheet metal work.
  • Demonstrate ownership and have a strong sense of integrity in your work.
  • Thrive in dynamic fast-pace and high-pressure situations.
  • Be strategic and proactive.
  • Be self-aware, flexible, and open-minded.
  • Combine analytical thinking, hands-on problem-solving, and a customer-service mindset.


  • An impact-driven mission, and a world-class team to work with
  • A startup where your contributions really count, and an abundance of growth opportunities.
  • 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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