Senior Buyer

Malta  |  €48,000 - €50,000 

Our Client, a global manufacturer within the industry of Pharmaceuticals, is seeking to recruit a Senior Buyer. Whilst reporting to the Regional Manager, your duties will include;

  • Partner with ECM/TPFG manufacturers to ensure quality, delivery and cost meet or exceed expectations.  
  • Serve as liaison between company and ECM/TPFG Manufacturer network.
  • Manage contracts to ensure delivery on company expectations, and meeting budget targets, cost savings and capacity management.
  • Partner with Commercial and Supply Chain functions to ensure continuity of product supply.
  • Maintain and review supplier performance to ensure conformance to supplier management goals (cost, quality, service, delivery)
  • Create cost saving opportunities through competitive bidding, negotiations to achieve / exceed savings targets and deliver on-time reporting
  • Coordinate communication between all applicable internal and external functions/organizations regarding ECM/TPFG operations.
  • Analyze actual to budget cost variances, identify root cause, and drive cost improvement.
  • Manage issues to ensure efficient and effective resolution.  
  • Lead performance business reviews with suppliers/contracting organizations.
  • Partner with Quality Assurance to support/perform supplier audits, quality investigations, and non-conformance analysis by providing appropriate product/process expertise.

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • Five plus years of Medical Device / Pharmaceutical / Biologics industry experience working with Marketing, R&D, Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Quality required.
  • Cross functional team leadership; ability to work and influence across business units and functions, multi-site, multi- cultural. Proven ability to hold others accountable.
  • Ability to develop and manage partnerships.
  • Ability to drive and sustain transformational change.
  • Strong financial and production acumen preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to execute complex plans on time and on budget.
  • Ability to think strategically and to provide clear direction to others.
  • Availability to travel

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree required.

Job Reference: SX977

  • Primary job focus
    Supply Chain & Warehousing
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Experienced (3 years +)
  • Employer industry
    Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals
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