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Fujifilm Europe Purchasing Officer in Billingham, United Kingdom

Trusted for generations, we are a CDMO partner for life. Here at FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies (FDB), passion – what we call Genki – lives inside everything we do. This is your opportunity to push the boundaries of your potential to impact where we know it matters most: human lives.

Whilst working as a Purchasing Officer in the Supply Chain team, we want you to embrace your individuality, discover your purpose, and follow what energizes, fulfills, and inspires you every day.

We are a dynamic global company and our focus is to combine technical leadership in cell culture, microbial fermentation and gene therapies with world class cGMP manufacturing facilities to advance tomorrow’s medicines.

We are growing and we are growing fast. With sites in Billingham & Wilton UK, Hillerod Denmark, North Carolina and Texas USA, the size and breadth of our business will open up huge opportunities for you, whether you want to move to a different role in the UK, relocate, or progress and take on more responsibility.

Our teams are proud to partner with innovative companies reimagining what’s possible in biopharmaceuticals. Every day at FDB is a day for improvement, each challenge is an opportunity for growth, and every moment is a chance to evolve together.

  • To ensure all the relevant Procurement activities undertaken on behalf of FDBK are both GMP compliant and managed with due regard to the required Safety, Health and Environmental Standards.

  • To maintain close links with each customer programme team to ensure the timely provision of all required equipment and services to meet the agreed S&OP milestones.

  • To ensure all procedures are auditable and accountable to management.

  • Ensure the order book is managed and suppliers are adhering to the agreed order dates.

  • Working closely with the finance department regarding purchase order discrepancies and making amendments when required.

  • Liaising with end users on site and expediting orders as/when required.

  • To ensure all allocated training is completed and up-to-date within given timeframes.

  • To pre-empt, identify and swiftly resolve and raw materials supply-related issues, prior to any resulting in negative impact on site activities.

  • To create , maintain, updating and management of all site raw materials purchasing specifications,and related work instructions, on time on full.


  • A minimum of 3 GCSE's

  • A minimum of 5 years in an office based role dealing with internal and external customers

  • A minimum of one year experience in Supply Chain or Planning environment or have demonstrated system skills

  • To be able to demonstrate managing within a team or management of a process

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


CIPS Qualification

A minimum of one year experience in a Purchasing/Vendor Management Role

At FDB, your passion – your Genki – is your power and we empower you to define what Genki means to you.

When you join us, we will train, develop and support you to become the best you can possibly be. We offer a structured new starter induction programme as well as on-going development training. In addition to this, we offer:

  • Competitive salary plus company bonus scheme

  • Up to 35 days of holiday, plus bank holidays.

  • Salary Sacrifice scheme offering, healthcare, bikes, dental etc.

  • Generous pension scheme

  • Free parking and electric charging points

Closing date 1st July

Job Decription for Purchasing Officer

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