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Associate Buyer

Location: WARRINGTON, CHESHIRE Salary: 25000 - 28000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: 3067245
 A Multi-National Pharmaceutical client of mine has asked me to assist in recruiting a Buyer to join their team on a fixed term basis for 12 months to cover Maternity leave. This role will pay a salary of up to £28,000 per annum. You will be reporting directly in to the Procurement Manager and the role will cover Transactional Purchasing and also Strategic Project Procurement.

 You will be responsible for the purchasing of a broad range of goods including Packaging, raw materials including chemicals from both external suppliers and inter-company suppliers.
You will be responsible for a group of SKU’s within the business and will have full scope for these SKU’s including sourcing, stockholding, assisting with quality control, process improvement and availability of materials for production.
You will be responsible for cost savings and ensuring on-time delivery of goods.
You will provide strategic Project support for the life of the contract.


 The successful candidate will possess a solid knowledge of the Procurement process, and Buying in particular. You will also have started or completed your CIPS accreditation.
You will have significant experience in Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical or Scientific industries.
You will have worked in a LEAN environment.
The closing date for applications is Friday 25/08/17. Please apply online or email your up to date CV to Jamie.o’neill@reedglobal.com.


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