Thermo Fisher Scientific Purchasing Coordinator in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Company Information

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 at http://www.thermofisher.com/ .

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for following up with supplier to obtain and manage PO reconciliation files/responses, Lead time files/updates, and Past due Lines updates from supplier.

  • Following up and resolving CSR and supplier generated requests and inquiries to provide world class experience for end customer.

  • Cost Variance - Process all orders with cost variance discrepancies in a timely manner.

  • Receiving discrepancies – works with DC team and vendor to resolve receiving discrepancies in a timely manner.

  • Expedites past due purchase orders and works backlog reports to obtain current shipping information.

  • Super Stock DQA past due not invoiced - Obtain shipping information (estimated receipt date and quantities) for top DQA items.

  • Top Items impacting service with past due not invoiced - Obtain shipping information (estimated receipt date and quantities) for top items impacting service performance.

  • Address “On Order No BO report” with supplier and have orders closed to reduce dead inventory risk.

  • Reviews, processes and handles all inquiries for direct ship and non catalog purchases in accordance with supplier policies.

  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with buyer(s) while being able to escalate issues that do not involve transactional resolution (process changes, long term issues, etc).

  • Address all adhoc requests regarding order issues in a timely manner

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma Required , Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • 1-3 years Purchasing or Fisher related experience recommended

  • Must be extremely flexible and able to handle multiple and changing assignments

  • Flexible with demonstrated ability to multi-task

  • Sense of priority and urgency

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Extremely Organized

  • Looks at change in a positive manner.

  • Promotes good attitude and teamwork.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.

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.