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Buyer

Office Support
Randox Laboratories - National

Job Summary

Full Time
Posted on
March 09, 2018
Expires on
June 26, 2018
Company
Randox Laboratories - National
Region
Northern Ireland
Location
Co. Antrim , Crumlin
Years of Experience
1
2
3
4
5
5+
Career Level
All Levels
Salary
Not disclosed

About Randox Laboratories - National

Randox is a world leader in in-vitro diagnostics supplying a range of innovative laboratory instruments and tests to a wide range of customers across the globe. Our mission is to create added value in healthcare by focussing on our expertise in diagnostics.

We play a pioneering role in laboratory medicine. High value is placed in research and development to continuously improve existing and develop innovative new products. This has allowed us to continuously grow and expand our international sales teams. Now is your chance to be part of strong, growing organisation.

Contact name
Human Resources
Phone
+44 (0) 28 9442 2413
Email
recruitment@randox.com
Website
www.randox.com

Job descriptionApply Now

 


 An excellent opportunity has arisen at Randox to be part of our growing Supply Chain Department. We require a highly motivated individual to join our team as a Junior Buyer. No previous experience is necessary as full training with be provided.


 


Key Responsibilities:


 


Buyers are responsible for negotiating and purchasing products and services from suppliers, which offer value for money, quality service and sustainability.


 


The role requires support of the departmental strategic objectives and progression of our preferred suppliers.


 


This role will give you exposure to: negotiating; the ordering of materials, including scientific products and components for our R&D and manufacturing divisions, ensuring the inventory status is maintained to provide continued production, while abiding by principles of lean management.  Buyers are also required to communicate regularly with suppliers to ensure on time delivery of goods and expected quality within specification.  Preparing and issuing quotation requests, carrying out quotation analysis and evaluation; negotiating with suppliers whilst monitoring cost and exploring and implementing cost reduction opportunities.


 


You will have the opportunity to manage and build relationships with suppliers across a diverse spend portfolio.


 


Essential Skills and Experience:


 



  • Qualified to degree level (at least 2:1) in a Science, Engineering or Business related discipline

  • Demonstrable negotiation experience

  • Strong interpersonal and team working skills

  • The ability to work accurately and to tight deadlines

  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Be driven and self-motivated


 


Desirable Criteria:


 



  • Scientific or Engineering background

  • Experience in a similar role


This is a unique opportunity to join an innovative international company in a growing industry that can provide career security and genuine advancement opportunities for those who show potential.


About Randox:


Randox Laboratories is passionate about improving global health and saving lives through the development of innovative and pioneering products.  Through our commitment and the skill of our people we have grown to be a world leader in diagnostics for clinical healthcare, toxicology, food security and providing quality solutions to over 145 countries.  In order to serve our growing international markets we require high calibre applicants with scientific, engineering, software and broader business skills – including sales, marketing, logistics, finance and many more.


Central to the Randox ethos is our drive to improve healthcare worldwide and every one of our staff plays a vital role in this aim.


How to apply:


Submit your CV and a detailed cover letter stating why you are applying for this position and how the criteria are met to: recruitment@randox.com quoting 18/BYMA.


The closing date for this position is Friday 4th May 2018. 


 Randox Laboratories Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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