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Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Dependent on experience
Closing date
18 Dec 2021
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We are currently looking for Operations and Technical Buyers to join a growing life sciences company based in the Hertfordshire area. As the Operations / Technical Buyer you will be responsible for supporting the Operational Procurement team in the day to day running of a fast moving, ever changing department. Ensuring that all of the Manufacturing & Engineering requirements are met. Work with the Manufacturing & engineering planners to ensure that all MRO requirements are current and that orders are a true reflection of the plan. Engage with internal stakeholders and suppliers to improve and consolidate the supplies to the factory through tendering and consolidation of commodities.

Accountable for the supply of items that fall within the direct procurement category with an aim of ensuring supplies to manufacturing whilst ensuring BPL achieves best value for money and right first time quality. This will include the delivering value on for money, managing an ongoing SRM program and stakeholder management.

Categories include but are not limited to Chemicals, Gels, Reagents, Laboratory Supplies, Excipients, Filters & Primary Packaging.


Your duties as the Operations / Technical Buyer will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Provide commercial recommendations, negotiate appropriate contracts in conjunction with Sourcing Manager and support deliverables.

2. Ensure Procurement and quality processes are managed and adhered to.

3. Build and maintain strong, positive, and trusting relationships with all key internal stakeholders.

4. Build and maintain strong, positive, and trusting relationships with all key suppliers and be recognised as a key point of contact.

5. Responsible for leveraging best value for money from expenditure through competitive tendering, negotiation, supplier consolidation and preferential contract terms.

6. Rigorous stakeholder support in supplier engagement & procurement, freeing up key SME resources

7. Run competitive processes to select fit-for-purpose suppliers for the company across a range of goods and services.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Operations / Technical Buyer we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Degree in a relevant field, plus a track record of procurement experience working within a regulated sector (pharma, biotech, food and beverage. aerospace, defence, etc). Ideally, CIPS qualified.

2. Proven stakeholder management and engagement experience, and category management experience.

3. Team player, problem solver, and flexible attitude.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

Or any of the social media routes below: 
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Find Us
0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill
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