Parallel Trade Buyer


Parallel Trade Buyer 

Perm - Full time

Stoke On Trent 

What does it mean to be part of the Procurement & Supply team at McKesson UK? It means being a relationship builder. A product guru. A medicine marvel. Join us, and you could be all these things and more. As part of this newly merged function, you’ll help to either source or supply life-transforming products that will set McKesson and our customers up for success. At the same time, with opportunities to develop and progress your career, you’ll have everything you need to become more than you ever imagined.

About the opportunity

Our PI Buyer will drive forward the development of the commercial offering for AAH, Trident & Lloyds through effective replenishment purchasing ensuring the maximization of service levels, a balance between margin protection & the flexibility to ensure all our customer needs are met. To develop meaningful relationships with our customers and suppliers that ensures we become their most favoured partners. To establish strong, quick and effective routes to market for all our product groups. Working in conjunction with sales ensuring the production of the monthly PI Price List & ensuring regular communication of key commercial information. Maintaining and developing effective relationships with McKesson’s present and future suppliers and customers. Promoting and supporting cross functional co-operation with the many functional areas of McKesson with which they interact.

About you
You will have previous Buyer experience and be an excellent communicator with the ability to work cross functionally. Negotiation will be a key strengths with the ability to influence internally and externally.

In return for your hard work, we offer training opportunities and development plans, wide-ranging benefits, flexible holidays and a brilliant work-life balance. We’ll also ensure that you feel empowered to support colleagues and make a real difference in people’s lives.

About McKesson
We’re McKesson – a Fortune Global 500 healthcare company that strives to break boundaries, challenge the status quo and support the changing healthcare industry. Bringing together six companies and 24,000 McKesson UK colleagues across pharmacy, pharmaceutical distribution and homecare services, we’re committed to offering the best advice and healthcare to our patients, customers and colleagues. As part of our Support Centre you’ll be able to use your passion, ambition and drive to build solutions and have experiences that transform lives for the better – starting with your own.

Stoke On Trent