Senior Buyer

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Supply Chain
  3. Switzerland
Solothurn, Switzerland
Posting date: 12 Dec 2019
This vacancy has now expired

A worldwide biotechnology company, operating in over 70 markets worldwide, is currently looking for a Senior Buyer to work at their office in Switzerland. The company specialises in neurological conditions and puts a great emphasis on teamwork and delivering biological products.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Purchasing goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets.
  • Ensuring a continuous supply of required goods and materials and communicate any supply problems which may pose a risk or impact on business operations.
  • Monitoring market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers.
  • Researching and evaluating areas of opportunity and reduce costs where possible.
  • Delivering briefs, updates and reports as and when required.
  • Developing creative and innovative procurement processes.
  • Developing ideas and strategies to improve operational efficiency, add value, aid business performance and work towards a strategy of continuous improvement.
  • Negotiating contracts, improved prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and method.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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.