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About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Our four premier brands - Life Technologies, Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.

Position Summary:
  • Purchase components and manage delivery schedules with Suppliers to meet Production Schedule. Components purchased include plastic parts, films, plastic tubing, packaging items, etc.
  • Set and maintain accurate item lead times in the system and hold suppliers accountable to their commitments and to meet performance expectations.
  • Buy parts according to specifications ensuring compliance to quality standards and CGMP manufacturing requirements. Work with Suppliers to resolve quality issues.
  • Work cross functionally with other departments such as Engineering, Quality, Production, Planning, Sales, Customer Service, and Accounting in order to meet business needs.
  • Represent the company at all times with professional and ethical conduct when interacting with all contacts, including suppliers, customers, and colleagues
  • Visit suppliers as needed.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities (PPI) in order to remove waste from our processes and improve performance
  • Participate in purchasing performance metrics and related meetings: purchase price variance, on-time delivery, backorder, supplier scorecards, etc.
  • Manage inventory to target levels while systematically optimizing inventory investment and service levels.
  • Negotiate with suppliers to ensure competitive pricing for purchased items.
  • Maintain accurate files and records for all correspondence and transactions with Suppliers.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of supply chain programs (Consignment (PAC), JIT, VMI, etc.) and ability to manage execution of these programs.
  • CPM/CIPS/APICS or equivalent certification preferred.
  • Advanced skills in Excel with strong analytical skills
  • Ability to locate new sources for new and existing products for the company.
  • Bachelors in business or technical discipline or equivalent experience
Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum 3 years business experience, CPM or SPSM Certification preferred
  • Exposure in negotiation and contract management
  • High School Diploma or GED
Relocation is not budgeted for this position.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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