Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

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When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Portable Analytical Instruments, a business unit of Thermo Fisher Scientific, is the leader in handheld XRF, Raman, and Infrared devices that enable precise material identification and characterization across a wide variety of end markets. It is the product of three acquisitions over the past decade and brings together a product portfolio with leading market positions globally.

The Buyer Planner works on a wide range of tactical elements associated to the value stream, including day to day execution of kanban cards, placing purchase orders, working with suppliers to ensure commitments are made to support production.
  • Work closely with the materials, planning and production teams to ensure the required material is in place to support the build plan.
  • Daily tracking of Kanban schedule and follow up with suppliers as required making sure the acknowledged day of arrival as shown on the kanban board is achieved.
  • Following up on all late kanban parts within 24 hrs of missed date.
  • Review MRP weekly including; scheduled receipts, new PO’s and exception messages to support the production schedule.
  • Work with the Commodity leads on inventory control initiatives (i.e. implementation of kanban and VOMI)
  • Process non-conforming material.
  • Liaise with Commodity leads to manage ECO implementation (phase in)
  • Support department with organization of procedures, records and reports.
  • Other duties as needed.
  • Minimum of 3 years of purchasing/planning experience.
  • ISM/APICS certification preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years experience working in a manufacturing environment, working closely with sourcing, planning, production, quality and logistics groups.
  • An awareness of import/export regulations as it relates to material being imported and exported.
  • Hands on experience with ERP systems. Microsoft Office skills, specifically: Excel, Word and Outlook.
This position does NOT have relocation assistance.
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 55,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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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