United Kingdom | change country 

Supply Chain Jobs: A supply chain recruitment resource and the UK's best supply chain career opportunities

Headline Job
Category Manager
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Director Supply Chain Europe

Featured Jobs
Demand & Supply Planner

Group Purchasing Manager - Rick Stein
St Columb, Cornwall

Category Lead - Grade 7
London, Bristol, York, Peterborough & Reading
Estates Category Manager
London, Bristol, York, Peterborough & Reading

Senior Category Manager - SEO
London, Bristol, York, Peterborough & Reading

Supplier Relations and Contract Management Support -SEO
London, Bristol, York, Peterborough & Reading
Supplier Relations & Contracts Manager
London, Bristol, York, Peterborough & Reading

Commercial Lead: Future Farming Programme
London, Bristol, York, Peterborough & Reading

Category Lead - Corporate Solutions & Technical Services
London, Bristol, York, Peterborough & Reading
Category Manager - HEO
London, Bristol, York, Peterborough & Reading

Supplier Manager

Head of European Business Development (logistics)
London, South East (Excl London)   

Featured Recruiters

Procurement Manager

Job Title

Procurement Manager

Industry SectorManufacturing, Pharmaceutical & Biotech
Salary£35,000 to £52,000 per annum
LocationsBerkshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted12 January 2018

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now

Your next company and role
Reporting to the Commercial Director, the Procurement Manager will be responsible for the ongoing procurement of all raw materials required for a Solid Dosage Pharmaceutical Manufacturing organization.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for building the Procurement team in the future. As the Procurement Manager, you will be part of a team responsible for the purchase of materials, equipment and services required by the business. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring such tasks are conducted in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Key responsibilities:
  • Ensure that contracts are awarded based on appropriate competitive tending and bidding as per internal policies and guidelines.
  • Manage relevant purchasing categories or supplier relationships.
  • Source and negotiate prices for materials, consumables, equipment and services as required by internal stakeholders.
  • Produce regular spend analysis reports as required by the business as well as a monthly departmental report which monitors procurement KPI’s.
  • Implement procurement strategies and improvements which will generate value for the company.
  • Ensure the regular update of catalogues and SAP records so as to keep purchase prices current to maximize savings for the company.
  • Process SAP purchase orders for the assigned purchasing groups and follow up on outstanding orders with suppliers.
  • Evaluate suppliers.
  • Understand regulatory implications linked with api/ excipients changes.
  • Ensure that purchasing information and supplier data is kept up to date in order to maintain procurement efficiencies.
  • Provide training to staff on procurement best practice.
  • Work with Human Resources to build the Procurement team as a when necessary.
  • Build a procurement/sourcing team for key materials/ key capex items.
  • Any other activities that may be considered responsible to undertake by the post holder, as directed by Senior Management and Directors.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be successful in the role and be called for interview you will have:

  • Degree in relevant sciences or engineering (preferred).
  • CIPS Level 5 (Desirable).
  • Substantial procurement experience in the Pharmaceutical industry; laboratory equipment and consumables as well as chemicals, excipients, primary packaging and other materials for production.
  • Decent understanding of the chemical synthesis behind the making of the API and how the prices of the intermediates go on to affect the API price.
  • A good understanding of MRP and other material replenishment systems terminology.
  • Experience in working with quality records.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written); demonstration of ability to communicate effectively with suppliers and staff at all levels.
  • Demonstration of ability to manage and co-ordinate activities for multiple projects while achieving tight deadlines.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at [link removed]

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now

Employer: Hays
Tel: N/A
Recruiter Profile
View all jobs
Headline Job
Procurement Category Specialist
Nottingham or London
Operations Manager
Ellesmere Port

Candidate Login

Candidate Registration
Apply for Jobs and / or opt into our Candidate database

Daily Job Alerts
New Jobs direct to your inbox

  Job of the Week  
Commercial Lead: Future Farming Programme
London, Bristol, York, Peterborough & Reading
IT Assistant Category Manager

Latest Jobs
Home  |  Search Jobs  |  Find Leading Procurement & Supply Chain Recruiters  |  Blog  |  Client List  |  Contact  |  About Us   |  Jobs
Supply Chain Sitemap  |   Sitemap  |   Privacy Statement  |   Facebook  |   Twitter