Buyer – Healthcare

Job Overview

Buyer – Healthcare
Competitive Salary

Role Profile

Part of the FTSE100 listed Bunzl PLC, Bunzl Healthcare is one of the UK's largest distributors of leading branded and own-brand medical consumables to all areas of the healthcare market. They offer a range of traditional and bespoke supply chain solutions to meet their customers' requirements in today's rapidly changing healthcare environment.

Following a recent restructure within Healthcare's Buying team, they are now looking to add a new Buyer to the team. Reporting into the Head of Procurement, the incoming Buyer will be responsible for:

Key Responsibilities

Work closely with the Sales representatives to support the delivery of agreed customer and supplier action plans
Develop effective working relationships with a wide range of other stakeholder departments including Finance, inventory and operations
Develop an understanding of your designated categories to help drive improved category performance
Work closely with the Head of Procurement, Sales and Inventory leads to develop and then deliver agreed specific category improvement projects
Develop and maintain effective relationships with all your lead designated suppliers
Develop and foster effective relationships with other suppliers in your categories
Hold regular business review meetings with your key suppliers and deliver targeted action plans to improve category performance
Work closely with Sales, suppliers to identify improved sales and margin growth opportunities
Identify category gaps and source new suppliers to fill them
Manage category margins and sell through prices through effective negotiation
As required support the Head of Procurement and other buyers with their negotiations

Skills & Experience Required

Previous experience as a Buyer in a fast paced purchasing role
Buying experience within the healthcare sector would be highly desirable
Confidence to negotiate with suppliers
Good analytical skills and working knowledge of Excel
High attention to detail and good organisation skills
Passion and drive to progress your career in Purchasing

About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit


Manchester, Greater Manchester

Full Time


Job Detail
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