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Technical Procurement Officer – Pharma (The position has been filled)
Rare Opportunity to Build upon your Skills in the Biotechnology Industry
Excellent Facilities in a Team Based Work Environment
Use your Passion & Initiative to Drive your Career
Our client is a well known, successful pharmaceutical company based in Melbourne’s CBD. Due to the success of their innovative products, they continue to grow and excel.
Boasting modern facilities and state of the art laboratories, our client offers a friendly, supportive work environment and access to parking as well as public transport.
Our client has a role for an enthusiastic and dynamic Technical Procurement Officer to assist in all aspects of the TGA accredited manufacturing environment, from the procurement of high-quality materials to maintenance and manufacturing items.
The successful candidate will primarily support the company’s R&D and Manufacturing (through CMOs) programs in a timely and effective manner. The ideal candidate will have a relevant Science degree, strong experience in sourcing pharmaceuticals and working in a GMP compliant facility.
You will have excellent communication skills along with strong organisational and practical abilities. You will possess time management skills and attention to detail whilst able to multi-task and prioritise. The key to this role will be your flexible “can do” attitude, excellent work ethic and initiative whilst working autonomously and as part of a team.
Some of the key duties will include:
Timely procurement of high quality active pharmaceutical ingredients, raw materials, parts, compatator products, equipment and supplies; and the proper processing of purchase orders.
Coordination of material inventories, orders and outgoing items to ensure lead times are well managed to enable manufacture and shipment of clinical trial materials according to project schedules.
To maintain all documentation associated with shipment, purchase, storage of materials and equipment, and be the key contact for all suppliers, including Customs Clearance Brokers and Freight Forwarders.
To support the Technical Affairs Manager with smooth operation and maintenance of the GMP facility, sampling of GMP materials and Vendor Assurance documentation.
An active participant in Technical Documentation such as Master Batch Records, relevant sections of CMC dossiers and USFDA requirements.
To be successful in your application you will need to meet the following criteria:
A Bachelor of Science in a relevant field
Minimum of two years experience in a purchasing role in Pharmaceuticals or Complementary Medicines
Previous experience working in a GMP compliant Pharmaceutical operation, including a good working knowledge of GMP requirements for the manufacture of therapeutic goods including ISO Quality Systems, Risk Management, and Compliance.
High level interpersonal, leadership, time management, and organisational skills
Troubleshooting and investigation skills
Strong organisational skills including the ability to keep detailed records
A diligent, hard-working individual with a strong work ethic
Flexibility to deal with a change in priorities at short notice
Great interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with others in the team
Excellent time management skills, attention to detail and a strong ability to multi-task
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Well proven ability in MS Office Suite, in particular, Word & Excel.
Positive and proactive attitude & customer and team focused
Please click the ‘Apply for this job’ button to submit your application. Please ensure you attach a Resume and Cover Letter in Word Format addressing the full selection criteria.
If you would like to know more about this unique opportunity please call our team at CS Executive Group on 03 9516 0100, citing reference: TECHPROCOFFICER1018.
We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive daily, we cannot contact all candidates. Please note, if you are not successful on this occasion, your resume will remain on our database and you may be contacted for other similar roles in the future.