Junior Buyer

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Sales
  3. Switzerland
Solothurn, Switzerland
Posting date: 06 Mar 2020
This vacancy has now expired

A worldwide biotechnology company situated in Switzerland and operating in over 70 markets worldwide is looking for a Junior Buyer. The company specialises in neurological conditions and puts a great emphasis on teamwork and delivering biological products.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the purchasing of raw materials and components for large scale manufacturing including timely delivery of high-quality products from suppliers.
  • Ensure that all procurement transactions have due diligence performed prior to their execution, and the due diligence is always documented.
  • Lead vendor discussions to assure a smooth procurement strategy is followed.
  • Assist sourcing managers in the development and negotiation of new supply agreements and is responsible to ensure that supply agreement conditions are adhered and followed.
  • Coordination and communication with internal departments, external suppliers.
  • Incorporate strategic sourcing methodology tools that drive continuous improvement, optimize quality, costs and relationship development within assigned subcategories.
  • Responsible for sourcing of certain categories of indirect materials (lab supplies, lab equipment, services.)
  • Project management within area of responsibilities. Contract negotiation, qualification of new suppliers, new materials/services and performance follow up.
  • SRM responsibility for assigned suppliers

Skills and Requirements

  • Minimum of 2+ years of Supply Chain or Sourcing/ Category Management experience.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems e.g. Oracle or similar
  • Good communication skills in English, orally and written are required
  • Experience within the Biotech/Pharma environment would be beneficial.

To Apply

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Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.