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ThermoFisher Scientific Buyer/Planner II in Lenexa, Kansas

Work Schedule

Standard (Mon-Fri)

Environmental Conditions

Adherence to all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Safety Standards, Office

Job Description

As part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific team, you’ll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life every single day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our global teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while helping to take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world’s toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.

How will you make an impact?

You will make an impact by collaborating with Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance and vendors to identify and realize improvements in quality, delivery and price. Providing input to management regarding problems such as shortages, design changes, and backlogs. Assisting in developing and improving materials management procedures and continuously working toward developing an improved supplier base.

What will you do?

  • Placing PO’s and planning material requirements to support inventory, production, and customer requirements while maintaining cost objectives

  • Communicating Past Due PO’s, reschedule requests, and expediting deliveries with our supplier

  • Maintaining accuracy of parts: Lead Time, Pricing, EOQ, Safety Stock, Etc.

  • Handles materials supply and inventory levels to meet manufacturing goals, review ECO’s and work closely with suppliers and internal teams to update required data and communicate changes, and has strong analytical skills to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

How will you get here?


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related field required


  • 3+ years equivalent experience in purchasing or material/production planning and scheduling.

  • Preferred experience using ERP system (SAP).

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks

  • Dedicated, results oriented, and motivated to work effectively without direct supervision

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong skilled in MS office i.e. Excel, Word, Power Point and outlook.

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. As one global team of 90,000 colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support

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.