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08-02-2024
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Project Buyer - Life Sciences - Toulouse - 5-Month Contract 

Our client, a global biotechnology organisation, is recruiting for a Project Buyer to join their capital project in the South of France. This new build facility will house a therapeutic protein production plant, and we are looking for a Project Buyer to help expand our client's biotech operations throughout Europe. 

Responsibilities:
  • Build and propose a purchasing strategy for maintenance and scientific equipment but moreover in alignment with the footprint of existing or proposed for the Toulouse site.
  • Understand and where applicable challenge the choice of scientific equipment and in turn the choice of supplier with internal users/stakeholders
  • Understand well the KPI of Maintenance, local and the global group, and initiate new or update as needed and in alignment with SCM and Engineering.
  • Interim contact with suppliers, request quotations (RFQ) as necessary and negotiate contract agreements if needed. Maintain and update list of prices. 
  • Negotiate and follow up of laboratory equipment maintenance contracts, place orders for repairs, follow up of invoices with facility management team.
  • Provide ongoing optimal services and support operations during budget process
  • Support and develop the purchasing process of maintenance with the help of the manager and the international purchasing team
  • Provide backup to operative purchasing team when needed
  • Support project management on lean and efficiency projects
  • Monitor supplier’s reliability and assessment.
  • Clarify claims with suppliers.

Your ideal qualification:
  • Engineer with at least 2/3 years of experiences in a purchasing department negotiating maintenance contracts for an industrial or pharmaceutical company,
  • Able to work autonomously, but also as an active team member
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to establish good relationships and work effectively with internal users and suppliers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in French and English.  
  • Proficiency in common office software like Microsoft Word, Excel, experience using ERP systems
  • Proactive, organised, flexible 
If this role is of interest to you, please apply now! 
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