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Senior Buyer - Ayrshire

Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals - Procurement
Ref: 4602 Date Posted: Wednesday 14 Aug 2019
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Lusona Consultancy are working with a global manufacturer who manufactures a line of products dedicated to food and animal safety.  Due to growth have created a new role for a Senior Buyer.

The Senior Buyer will be responsible for purchasing all raw materials, chemicals and in-direct spend for three manufacturing sites in the UK.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Build and manage relationships with key suppliers and meet regularly to review performance KPI’s
  • Ensure that PSL agreements are used
  • Identify areas to deliver cost savings
  • Develop ideas and strategies to improve procurement processes and add value to the business
  • Work closely with internal colleagues on NPI’s
  • Manage the vetting and selecting of new supplier

Experience and knowledge required for the role:

  • Proven experience of working in a purchasing within a life science, pharmaceutical or regulated manufacturing environment
  • Experience of purchasing raw materials, chemical and indirect commodities
  • Strong negotiation skills and a proven track record of delivering yearly cost savings
  • Knowledge and ability to implement T&C’s for the supply of goods and services
  • Excellent communications skills
  • MCIP’s or studying towards the qualification would be highly advantageous
  • Clean current driving licence - Travel to UK sites and Suppliers is a requirement of the role

To discuss this opportunity in more detail, please call Shuna Boyle on 01698 430100.