Purchasing Coordinator II

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Bend, OR, USA

Full time

Nov 4

Full Job Description

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 and you’ll be valued and recognized for your performance. With dedicated managers and inspiring coworkers to support you, you’ll find the resources and chances to define meaningful contributions to the world while building a vibrant career!

How will you make an impact?

This role supports site procurement processes from vendor establishment through purchase order issuance. Serves as site based administrative support - work, working with visitors and assisting staff with some administrative duties.

What will you do?

  • Assists with managing inventory of administrative supplies.
  • Provides purchasing support for administrative, laboratory, facility, warehouse and production needs.
  • Works with purchase requestors to identify appropriate vendors and establishes those vendors in purchasing system.
  • Generates purchase requisitions, secures appropriate levels of approval and issues Purchase Orders.
  • Writes and maintains department procedures, ensuring compliance to Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAPs), SOX Act, Thermo Fisher Scientific Global Trade Compliance (GTC) guidelines, and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).
  • Evaluates procurement processes for continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Support audits of procurement system as needed.
  • Follows all appropriate SOPs, Good Documentation Practices, and Data Integrity procedures. Exhibits the 4i Values (Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement). Performs other responsibilities as necessary.


High School diploma or GED required.


One to two years of experience in office environment or similar preferred.

Equivalent combinations of education, training, and meaningful work experience may be considered.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Experience and competency with working in an office environment adhering to specific regulations (e.g., legal, accounting, medical), preferably with prior Procurement experience.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
  • Experience with Procurement or Inventory software preferred.
  • Effective written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple projects simultaneously and in cross-functional groups.
  • Self-motivated, meticulous, and organized. Agile and flexible with regard to project timelines.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or augmenting efficiency in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our distributed team of more than 100,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. We share a common set of values – Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement – working together to accelerate research, tackle sophisticated scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at ThermoFisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued!

Apply today! Please visit us at http://jobs.thermofisher.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.

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