Purchasing Manager Sought For Global Pharmaceutical Solutions Specialist

Over the past 18 months Origin Packaging have invested in and expanding their healthcare and packaging solutions business based in Melton, East Yorkshire. This has lead to greater capability to provide products to their customer base.

As a result the company will be looking to add a Purchasing Manager to join their existing and well-established Operations department.

Origin’s culture encourages the team by cultivating a mindset of learning and seeing the world in new ways.

Origin have created an environment where the personalities, creativity, and individuality of employees come out and shine.  At Origin, creative thinking is behind solutions both big and small.

Passion is at the heart of everything and everyone at Origin.   The team are passionate thought leaders; passionate about change, and making the world a better place, there is a tangible sense of the teams passion to contribute, to make a difference – a passion to discover something new.

Origin is a place where you will be encouraged to develop, as the leadership team believe that is what drives new ideas and fresh thinking. Remember – being innovative is to understand, that the unexpected must be expected!


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The Opportunity - Purchasing Manager

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic, and success driven individual who is not afraid to challenge the Status Quo.

Previous experience of pharma packaging industry is desirable but not essential. Must have more than 5 years’ experience in Purchasing Management. 

Overview and Roles and Responsibilities

The Purchasing Manager will be responsible for ensuring the company’s quality, cost, delivery, and safety targets are met and driven through a culture of continuous improvement.

  • Review company’s existing supplier base and implement a Supplier Devolvement Program in order to improve quality, delivery performance, and create win-win results with strategic partners.
  • Identify cost savings opportunities with current and new suppliers through consolidation and/or alternative product sourcing strategies without compromising on quality
  • Assess international supply risks as well as associated business costs and take appropriate decisions
  • Negotiate supply terms and formalise relationships with suppliers
  • Negotiate and implement annual supply agreements where appropriate
  • Continuously monitor stock levels and sales trends to prepare material requirement forecasts  
  • Process RFQs, PRs, and POs in SAP
  • Prepare and manage departmental budgets and report on performance
  • Monitor Invoice and Purchase Price Variances and take necessary corrective and preventative actions
  • Liaise with internal departments such as NPD, sales, production, quality, and finance


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