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Purchasing Manager

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
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Closing date
10 Feb 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time

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A fantastic opportunity has become available for a Purchasing Manager to join a leading pharmaceutical company based in the Cheshire area. As the Purchasing Manager, you will be responsible for carrying out all necessary duties in line with the requests of the Company Director, whilst assisting in other office areas. Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) will need to be adhered to.


Your duties as the Purchasing Manager will be varied, however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be responsible for updating the company forecast ready for monthly review; ensuring licenses are used and checked within a 3-month time frame. This will include getting purchasing orders ready, sending them off to suppliers and monitoring where necessary.

2. As purchasing manager, you will communicate with the company's suppliers to negotiate prices, well as finding new suppliers and products- which are commercially viable. Also, to track deliveries accordingly, whilst liaising and assisting with Quality Assurance for shipment issues.

3. You will react to changes in the market and information is to be fed back to the Commercial Manager and Sales Team. It will be important for you to build supplier relationships, check prices for new potential lines, whilst highlighting profitable ones. Invoiced stock must be correct in relation to expiry, quantity and price- whilst invoices must be fit for customs.

4. As the Purchasing Manager you will manage a team of 4 buyers and allocate orders to most commercially beneficial countries and suppliers.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Purchasing Manager we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. You will have practical experience in a leadership role within purchasing in either the FMCG or pharmaceutical industry.

2. The successful candidate would ideally have previous experience in building supplier relationships, dealing with invoices, stock, updating forecasts, communicating with buyers and liaising with QA for shipment issues.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience of working in compliance to GDP.

Key Words: Purchasing | Quality Assurance | Negotiation | Management | Buyers | Suppliers | GDP | SOPs | FMCG | Pharmaceuticals | Forecasting | Health and Safety | Sales | Commercial | Invoicing

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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Company info
0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill

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