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Junior Buyer posted by Eden Scott

Livingston, West Lothian

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Junior Buyer

I am working with a leading pharmaceutical/life sciences business which is a global leader in its field. This is an extremely exciting, newly created role which has arisen due to significant & continued expansion of the manufacturing facility, based on their site in West Lothian. This position would suit an ambitious individual who is looking to learn, develop & progress their career within a great working enviornment. The role will be fast-paced & challenging, working in an ever-changing environment to maximise the profitability of a diverse & varied supply chain.

The role:

* Procure services and materials from approved Suppliers

* Review & update item data within the MRP system

* Work closely with Engineers and Planners to develop procurement strategy

* Driving cost improvements across the supply chain

* Expediting the delivery of goods & services

* Develop strong relationships with suppliers and colleagues

* Adopt & implement lean supply chain practices

The candidate:

* Some previous procurement experience within a manufacturing environment

* Flexibility and adaptability

* Excellent organisational ability

* A positive attitude towards creating and maintaining company culture.

* Ability to work under pressure

* Ideally working towards CIPS qualifications

* An enthusiasm and ability to learn new skills

In return you can expect a competitive salary and play a key role in the development of the company's future success and with many development opportunities.

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity, apply now.

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