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Supply Chain Specialist

LiCa Scientific Recruitment
Bristol (GB)
Closing date
3 Jun 2022

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Chemistry, Synthetic Chemistry, Organic Synthesis
Contract Type
Full Time
Accreditation Requirements
Not specified
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Supply Chain Specialist




Permanent role




We are currently working with an exciting bioscience company who are a leading supplier of life science reagents. They are looking for a person well versed in Organic Chemistry to join their Supply Chain team at their site based in Bristol.


What you’ll do

As a supply chain specialist, you will be responsible for the day-to-day activities associated with sourcing products for the company, including small molecules, peptides, reagents and catalogue products. This will include:


  • Evaluating sourcing options for new and existing products and recommending appropriate options to the Supply Chain Manager. Obtaining, reviewing, and negotiating quotes from suppliers Developing, maintaining, documenting, and enlarging a network of off the shelf & bespoke suppliers of catalogue-type products. Assisting with supplier qualification and monitoring performance. Evaluating analytical data and submitting internal QC requests – raising any queries with the suppliers. Maintaining product technical data and ISO 9001 documentation. Assisting with bulk and custom quotations.


Your background


The most important aspect of this role is organic chemistry knowledge. The ideal candidate will have a degree or equivalent in Chemistry, Chemical Biology, or closely related subject. You must have excellent communication skills and a high level of computer literacy.


Knowledge/experience in outsourcing; working in an ISO 9001 environment, synthetic organic chemistry and process mapping would be preferred.


You must also hold, or be able to obtain a valid passport, as the role will involve some infrequent domestic and international travel – between 2 and 8 times a year.




Our client offers a great benefits package including up to 9% employer contribution in their pension scheme, life assurance, dental and more.


On this occasion, LiCa Scientific is acting as an employment agency.



We are a specialist scientific recruitment agency, which has been operating since 2016 working within chemistry skill fields.
Our client base is fine chemical and pharmaceutical companies. Our main specialisms lie in analytical, commercial, formulation, production and synthesis chemistry functions.   

Our company mission, is to match scientists with organisations based on technical, career or life goals, for the benefit of the individual candidate and client company. This results in reduced staff turnover for companies we work with and greater satisfaction amongst the people we place who go on to perform all the better in their roles.

We are highly specialised in finding the right scientist for the right role, while working in the most supportive and professional manner for all concerned.

This involves both on-market and off-market scientists and broadly we see the market as having four areas to it, which advertising, job board searches and general approaches you receive will only ever provide 25% of.

We offer that 100% access which means if someone is out there and available we can engage with them; whether they are actively on the market or not. 

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+44 161 443 4173
Stockport Business and Innovation Centre
Broadstone Road
United Kingdom
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