• Location

    Oxford, Oxfordshire

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sam Kayne-Levenson

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Urgently required an experienced Buyer to join a busy and friendly buying team at an innovative multi-national pharmaceutical company. The ideal candidate will be a skilled negotiator with previous CAPEX experience.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Based on site you will support and develop the purchasing process
  • Support Capital Expenditure budgeting process (CAPEX), negotiating, follow up and reporting
  • Liaise with suppliers in order to send and collect quotations
  • Negotiate contract agreements with main suppliers, maintain and update prices
  • Negotiate and follow up of laboratory equipment maintenance contracts
  • Maintain ERP system and train internal users as necessary
  • Support project management on lean and efficiency projects
  • Monitor suppliers reliability and assessment

Skills and Experience:

  • Previous CAPEX experience is essential
  • Minimum of 2-3 years previous experience as a Buyer
  • Excellent negotiation skills essential
  • Proven track record of making savings is essential
  • Excellent IT Skills with previous experience of ERP systems
  • E-procurement knowledge
  • Proactive organised individual with good communication skills
  • CIPS qualified (desirable)
  • Pharmaceutical industry experience a bonus

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