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- Global leader in the Life Science Industry
- Based in Ilfracombe
About Our Client
A giant of a company with operations across the globe, you will be joining one of the South West's success stories.
This role is unique in the respect that you are a Buyer without negotiation. A 70/30 split on strategic/operational the main focus of this position is to maintain and develop supplier relationships. Rationalising the supply base, ensuring materials are available for production and building internal relationships with Production and Technical.
You are responsible for over 2500 SKU's and as a department there is in excess of 150million spend.
The Successful Applicant
You will be clear and methodical in your approach, someone who is able to expedite to a high level. Supply chain background would be advantageous in this role due to the close working relationship with Planning.
CIPS qualified or working towards
APICS or CPIM also a consideration
Proficient in SAP and Excel
Good communication skills
Collaboration and teamwork skills
Critical thinking and problem solving
Ideally from a Pharma or Medical Device background, FMCG and Engineering are also good fits.
What's on Offer
A very competitive salary for the area is on offer and this can be discussed. There is also a possibility of a relocation package which again can be discussed at length.