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Buyer - Raw Materials

Buyer - Raw Materials

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    Berkshire, England

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    £30000 - £35000 per annum + plus benefits

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    Sheila Harris

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    over 1 year ago

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Production/Raw Materials Buyer

Our client a Major Global Pharmaceutical Organisation are seeking an experience Production Buyer to join the team.

The Role:

Source and negotiate prices for materials, consumables, equipment and services as required by internal stakeholders.

Ensures that all GMP issues are resolved in a timely manner and the relevant Quality records are maintained and closed in a timely manner.

Processes SAP purchase requisitions

Co-ordinates open order activity to ensure material is delivered on time

Ensure purchase orders to be delayed or cancelled due to changes in the production schedule are actioned as soon as possible.

Ensures that any damaged or rejected stock is returned to the supplier for credit and formal complaints are issued as required by internal processes.

Processes Supplier Change Notifications and new stock item or supplier requests as per the relevant GMP procedures.

Ensures that relevant contracts are in place for key suppliers as assigned and supported by the Procurement Manager.

Ensures that purchasing, pricing and supplier master data is kept up to date on the relevant IT systems so as to maintain procurement and planning efficiencies.

Person Specification:

Ideally Graduate or equivalent

Experience of working within the Pharmaceutical industry and knowledge of GMP processes

Have a good understanding of purchasing chemicals, excipients, primary packaging and other materials for production