Pharmacy Dispenser

Pharmacy Dispenser

Job Description

Job ID: 23555
Job Function: Commodity Management
Job Term: Permanent
Job Region: UK & Europe
Posted Date: 26 May 2023

Job Overview

We are looking for applicants to operate as part of a team providing the specification configuration control of Medical Consumable Products for a strategic client.

To provide a customer-facing, technical-focused service covering all elements that define an item of supply including Acquisition Safety Management and Product Quality Assurance.

To operate as part of a team providing the specification configuration control of Medical Consumable Products.

To provide timely support to Product Recalls, Alerts and Safety notices issued by Industry and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).

To operate within the confines of the MHRA Wholesale Distribution Authorisation (WDA).

Please note we work on a hybrid model of four days working from home and one day in our offices in Emersons Green, Bristol each week. Therefore, you must be located within reasonable commuting distance to Bristol.

Job Responsibilities

  • Dynamic range – maintenance of technical aspects including pack size changes, source of supply changes
  • Anticipated increase in KOMODO queries and communications (direct emails) regarding fulfilment queries
  • Governance of alternate supply source – meets regulatory and certification requirements
  • Communication with MOD SMEs to confirm requirement and confirm alternate product clinical acceptance
  • Support new item introduction and providing technical information in support of procurement.
  • Liaise with customers where demands require clarification/diligence checks.
  • Identifying and advising on alternatives for out of stock/MCS items.
  • Liaising with manufacturers to confirm extent of supply issues and implementing alternative solutions where available.
  • Maintain consumable technical product details within Msys.PDM.
  • Support the team in the delivery of new projects and catalogue maintenance.
  • Identify and execute opportunities to improve data quality and breadth as resource allows.
  • Maintain quality standards on PDM & electronic parts catalogues to ensure they meet with client expectations with respect to content, appearance and functionality within in the confines of the contracted scope.
  • Visit suppliers and relevant Industry Meetings and Exhibitions to maintain and enhance product knowledge.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Ideally holding a formal qualification in a recognised Profession Allied to Medicine (PAM) role, such as:
  • Pharmacy Dispenser.
  • Pharmacy Dispensing Assistant.
  • Experience in a Medical or Pharmacy dispensing environment.
  • A knowledge of medical consumables is advantageous.
  • It is advantageous to have previous experience within Defence.
  • Ability to use a common-sense approach to catalogue data structures.
  • Experience of data management systems.
  • Knowledge and experience of MOD Logistic IT systems is advantageous to the post.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Must be numerate and have a good command of English both written and verbal.
  • PC skills essential.
  • Process improvement capability.
  • Current membership of a recognised professional body (preferred but not essential).
  • Ability to travel independently. (Some travel can be anticipated).


In return for your hard work, we offer excellent career progression opportunities and a professional environment where you can acquire, use, and continue developing your skills.

Your package will include:

  • Competitive Salary and pension scheme with life assurance
  • 25 Days Holiday (plus 8 statutory Bank Holidays)
  • Holiday buy-back scheme (5 days)
  • Employee Assistance Programme supporting wellness with immediate access to:
    1. GP consultation and second opinions
    2. Mental health support
    3. Financial and Legal support
    4. Wellbeing and healthy living support
  • Employee referral scheme with financial reward
  • Professional Membership and Study Sponsorship
  • Pass scheme (£100 to undertake training of your choice)

At TVS SCS we encourage and support our employees to realise their potential. They are empowered to take initiative and achieve high impact results that really make a difference to our business and our customers.

The successful candidate will be required go through a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance.

If you require any adjustments to allow you take a full and active part in the selection process, please notify us as part of your application. Please note TVS Supply Chain Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

TVS have signed the Armed Forces covenant and are a forces friendly employer.

Job Location

Bristol - Hybrid

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