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    Basingstoke, Hampshire

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    Lawrence Creaser

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An excellent opportunity for a Senior Purchasing specialist to join a market leading organisation operating in the pharmaceutical sector, based in the Basingstoke area as a Senior Buyer earning a very competitive salary.

The perfect candidate will have a history of purchasing, supplier negotiation and sourcing, implanting new processes and streamlining existing ones, while also having very good experience of

Role responsibilities of the Senior Buyer include

  • Ensuring materials are available and correct when required
  • Monitoring stock levels and predicting potential shortages
  • Maintaining supplier relationships
  • Raising orders
  • Reporting to Directors on stock value, service levels and stock turn
  • Supplier sourcing
  • Be the main point of contact for high volume of suppliers

Person Specification of the Purchasing Manager

  • Previous experience in Purchasing and materials management
  • Strong knowledge of SAP
  • Ability to source suppliers and maintain relationships with them
  • Background of change implementation
  • Experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment

This role would be perfectly suited to you if you have held a role within purchasing, materials, inventory or stock management as a materials controller, inventory controller, materials planner, demand planner, inventory manager, commodity manager, category manager, supply chain specialist or supply chain co-ordinator, purchasing manager, procurement manager.