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Advertiser: Carrot Recruitment

Job Title: Junior Buyer / Procurement
Location:Alderley Edge
Rate:£20K to £25K Per Year
Description: Junior Buyer / Procurement– Pharma – Alderley Edge – 20k – 25k

A great opportunity to work in a growing company offering excellent training and progression towards a Senior Buyer role in the future. The role will involve the procurement of Labaratory Supplies involved in drug discovery, alongside maintaining the ERP system and maximising efficiency of the procurement process.

The Company

A market leading drug discovery company with specialist experience in neuroscience, pain, oncology and a few other areas. This business is growing quickly and prides itself on growing their talent and progressing them to more senior positions.

Great team atmosphere with a family feel

Management team with an excellent understanding of the challenges faced by their team

Fantastic vibrant working environment

Varied projects with a new challenge presented on a daily basis to keep you interested

Always fast paced to keep things exciting

Excellent progression available

The Role

A junior role working alongside a team based on another UK site.

Order management and backup for procurement on pricing and invoicing process, resolving operational day-to-day supplier related subjects

Maximize the efficiency of the purchasing process and analyse purchasing statistics to support negotiations and preparation of reports/ presentations as required

Identify and analyse potential cost savings

Actively support procurement projects especially in E-Procurement and Lean initiatives

Responsible for content on catalogue and supplier management

Maintain data in the ERP-system

Assist in the budgeting process of Capital Expenditure, support procurement process

Provide support to the Procurement Manager as required


A junior buyer with limited experience, hungry to learn and hit the ground running ASAP.

Successfully completed BA/BS degree in Economics or a similar subject

Professional experience gained in a Purchasing department

Good knowledge of ERP-programs & MS-Office (especially Excel and PowerPoint)

Experience with E-Procurement/ electronic supplier catalogue management

Ability to assess problems and resolve or escalate to appropriate team to resolve

Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work and collaborate with others

Good communication skills

Proactive, organized, flexible

What should you do next?

This Senior / Principal Statistician is a great role and won’t be around for long! So don’t delay. If you are unsure and need some advice, give me a ring, otherwise just click apply, upload your CV and send, it’s really that easy!

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Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.
Skills Required: Buyer Jobs, Procurement Jobs, Pharma Jobs, Lab Jobs, Labaratory Jobs, Clinical Supplies
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Contact: Ben Frankish Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 01625 361076 Contact Fax: 01625 541031
Reference: 886526 Added: 29-09-2017
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