Derby Permanent £25,000 - £30,000
  • Established and reputable SME manufacturer in the Derby area
  • Opportunity to play a key part in driving the procurement agenda!

About Our Client

My Derby based client are an established and highly-reputable manufacturer of medical and pharmaceutical products. The core competency of the business is in-house manufacturing of medical products, whilst the business model is split 50/50 (in terms of volume and value) between manufacturing and distribution.

My client have recently become employee owned and as a result, colleagues have a heightened interest in the strategy of the organisation.

Job Description

The primary function of this Category Buyer role is to ensure inventory levels are frequently checked, timely purchase orders are raised to local and international suppliers. The role is also to ensure shipments are organised and processed to arrive in a timely manner.

Working within a team of 6 people, you will be responsible for a portfolio of approximately £2m spend and 30 key manufacturing partners.

This role is a key part in the overarching company goal of servicing our customers on time in full, working towards a 99% OTIF throughout our supply chain, into our customer.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate for this Category Buyer role will have experience within a purchasing or materials planning role. Exposure to a pharmaceutical / medical, electronics or FMCG background would be highly desirable.

In addition, strong experience of working with MRP systems and Microsoft Office is essential.

What's on Offer

The successful candidate will be offered c. £30,000 plus a competitive benefits package.

Holly Antonia Butler
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Holly Antonia Butler
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+44 115 948 6493
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