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, while helping you achieve your career goals.
The Engineering/New Product Introduction (NPI) Buyer works as a member of a larger procurement team to perform functions needed to support Engineering, Research and Development, and Program Management who are passionate about bringing new technologies to market.
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What you will do!
You’ll be part of cross-functional team chartered with introducing new technologies that will provide Thermo Fisher Scientific with a competitive advantage and build increased revenue. You’ll work with multiple functions like engineering, R&D, receiving, accounts payable, global sourcing, and suppliers across several different projects and categories.
You’ll collaborate with and support NPI Global Sourcing by performing new supplier and part number set up, placing PO’s for samples for testing/validation builds as well as for initial production. Once the project receives full approval for launch, you’ll transfer the ongoing production buying to a site-based buyer. From there it is on to the next project.
The NPI Buyer also plays a key role in communicating key delivery updates to the NPI launch team as well as resolve any issues associated with purchase orders to ensure timely receipt of materials so new projects remain on schedule.
How will you get here?
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Procurement, Supply Chain, Engineering, or a related field preferred; or equivalent combination of education/experience.
Min 2-3 years of experience in Purchasing / Supply Chain / Procurement preferred; experience in and R&D or engineering environment desirable
Experience in MRP / ERP systems preferred
Comfortable in MS Excel
Strong communication & interpersonal skills
Experience in supplier change and new product development procurement activities
Strong problem solving and reasoning skills to optimally deal with problems varying in complexity
CPM, APICS, CPIM certification preferred
Global procurement experience
Experienced in working with contract manufacturers
Knowledge of FDA regulations and Lean manufacturing preferred
To apply for this job please visit jobs.thermofisher.com.