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Scientific Buyer

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Dependent on experience
Closing date
29 Apr 2023

Job Details

Are you an experienced Scientific Buyer or hold a Life Sciences PhD with laboratory and commercial experience looking for an exciting new job opportunity?

We are currently looking for a Scientific Buyer to join an expanding company based in the Glasgow area on a hybrid basis.

This is a unique role where you will be responsible for managing capital equipment and services purchases. You will utilise your procurement skills and experience to facilitate our customers through end-to-end procurement.

The role of Scientific Buyer is dynamic and entrepreneurial, you will be working closely with both external customers and suppliers at operational and strategic levels whilst delivering excellent customer service.


Your duties as the Scientific Buyer will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be responsible for supporting customers in the biotechnology sector with procurement of technical products in their laboratory which will include negotiating both repeat and one-off equipment purchases as well as equipment maintenance contracts.

2. Additionally, you will liaise with key stakeholders to determine product and service specifications required before investigating the market and managing the buying process, evaluating options to make the best value decisions for their business.

3. As the Scientific Buyer, you will become an expert in each equipment category, building your knowledge over time to provide real expertise and guide buying decisions.

4. You will also demonstrate effective stakeholder management skills with the ability to influence suppliers and customers.


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

1. Relevant Masters degree or PhD in a Life Sciences/Biotechnology subject with laboratory experience and ideally some commercial experience (sales, business development, etc).

2. An outgoing and tenacious personality with a strong sense of determination, who enjoys a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment and is looking to make an impact on the overall business.

3. You will also need to have commercial awareness and an analytical mindset.

Key Words: Scientific Buyer | Procurement | Life Science | Biotechnology | Buying

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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