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Operational Buyer Indirects - 1 year FTC

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Dependent on experience
Closing date
30 Oct 2022
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Are you an experienced Operational Buyer looking for a new exciting job opportunity?

We are currently looking for an Operational Buyer - Indirects to join a leading pharmaceutical company based in the Berkshire area on a 1 year fixed term contract.

As the Operational Buyer - Indirects you will be responsible for providing a buying service to all of the company's employees requiring indirect goods/services and CAPEX (where relevant) for the group of sites in scope as well as ensure all indirect third party spend goes through the relevant buying channel and internal review procedures are followed.


Your duties as the Operational Buyer - Indirects will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be responsible for reviewing and validating Purchase Requisition for indirect products/services & CAPEX (where relevant) for several sites as well as carry out competitive bid process (per applicable policy) and/or execute RFx market interventions.

2. You will place purchase orders, obtain order confirmations and expedite orders to ensure on time delivery for several sites and also ensure contracts and purchase orders are assigned to relevant preferred suppliers.

3. Additionally, as the Operational Buyer - Indirects, you will also be responsible for maintaining relevant data fields in SAP (e.g. delivery dates and supplier order confirmations) and also manage non-conformance, rejects and returns with suppliers.


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

1. Experience and knowledge of both Operational Procurement and Purchasing of indirect goods/ services and CAPEX (e.g. Purchase Requisition to Purchase Order Process).

2. Proven industry experience in using SAP or a similar procurement/purchasing tool and experience using an MRP and familiar with material master data is essential for this role.

Key Words: Operational Buyer | Indirect Procurement | CAPEX Projects | Pharmaceutical | Biopharmaceutical | Life Science | Supply Chain Management

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

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Find Us
0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill
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