Role details

Pharmaceutical Buyer

Slough   •   £40,000 - £45,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Rapidly growing pharmaceutical business require a buyer to their business
  • Must have pharmaceutical purchasing experience!!

About Our Client

The business are a global outfit with a rapidly growing business in the UK. They are one of the leading players in their market space and with huge plans for growth it is a great time to join the business.

Job Description

The role:

  • Obtain information on potential new products and locate the cheapest sources anywhere in the EU.
  • Source new products for new license application including costings.
  • Assess the potential impact and commercial viability of new products in the UK market.
  • Liaise with EU suppliers, taking into account cost, availability and continuity of supplies.
  • Maintain a database of information relating to potential new products.
  • Work cooperatively and effectively with the Regulatory Affairs department in all issues associated with licensing products.
  • Maintain records of stock usage through sales, economic order quantities, lead times from suppliers and other supplier performance information and supplier spread sheets to ensure price lists are correct and up to date.
  • Liaise with the sales department on a regular basis to ensure stock turn is maintained, minimise out of date products and provide excess stock information.
  • Ensure orders are placed in a timely fashion so as to ensure stock is received in advance of being required.
  • Ensure that records of current outstanding orders and part deliveries are fulfilled, so as to understand, at any time, the unfulfilled purchase orders position of the business.

The Successful Applicant

The candidate:

  • Pharmaceutical purchasing experience either API/Raw materials or OTC
  • Experience of European sourcing
  • Stakeholder management
  • Contract negotiation

What's on Offer

£40,000 to £45,000 plus package

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