Lead Buyer - MRO / Packaging

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Procurement/Purchasing
  3. Germany
Hamburg, Germany
Posting date: 29 Jan 2024

Proclinical are recruiting for a Lead Buyer - MRO / Packaging to join a pharmaceutical organisation. This role is on a permanent basis.


  • You will develop and execute savings plans for the procurement groups while cooperating with shareholders.
  • Accountable for growing indirect purchasing and guaranteeing an effective procurement procedure which involves a catalogue ordering system.
  • Execute the purchasing method as well as develop and execute the company's product group and delivery methods.
  • Assume product group accountability for systems and machines, upkeep, repair and operations as well as services and any other product groups.
  • Recognise and solve supplier performance concerns to guarantee internal customer satisfaction.
  • Uphold a high level of expertise as a "market expert (m/f/d)" as well as comprehension of international benchmarks and digital novelties.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Educated to a degree level which is technically or economically focused, or equivalent commercial training.
  • Demonstrable pertinent experience within procurement, negotiations and contract conclusion at a pharmaceutical organisation would be beneficial.
  • Familiarity from any other organisations which involves production will be taken into consideration.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Comprehension of cost drivers, market trends and best practices within the most important groups.
  • Fluency in both German and English with knowledge in Spanish would be beneficial.
  • Communication skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Quality consciousness and is keen on bringing about change.
  • Works well in a team both cross-functionally and globally.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Ed Little at e.little@proclinical.com.

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

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.