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About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With revenues of more than $14 billion, we have approximately 50000 employees and serve customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as in environmental and process control industries. We create value for our key stakeholders through two premier brands, Thermo Scientific and Fisher Scientific, which offer a unique combination of continuous technology development and the most convenient purchasing options. Our products and services help accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, and solve analytical challenges ranging from complex research to routine testing to field applications. Visit www.thermofisher.com.

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Buyer

Reports To:

Group/Division: Corporate/

Career Band: 6

Job Track: Professional

Position Location: Shanghai Jinqiao

FLSA Status (Exempt/Non-Exempt): Non-Exempt

Position Summary: (1-2 sentences)

The senior buyer is an overall role of supply planning, which covers inventory planning and procurement.

Key Responsibilities: (Bullets)

This role needs work with inter-companies to ensure on time delivery of purchase orders. He/she will be a bridge between sales to manufactories. Powerful purchase order management and efficient communication to manufactories will be required.

This role needs work with sales closely to support sales revenue. Timely and accurate reports are needed at time basis.


Lead and optimize SIOP process, actively involve in forecasting process, ensure the accuracy of loading before procurement triggering. Closely work with commercial team to understand the revenue target and work out inventory planning to catch revenue target. Regular review and update safety stock or ROP for market fluctuation, ensure the correct data in ERP system to trigger MRP. Rich MRP knowledge, capable to re-design process of planning system . Co-ordinate , follow up and rescheduling on products related activities to ensure smooth delivery goods to customers and the optimum level of inventory holdings. Monitor stock levels, reduce and promote the slow moving products. Coordinate with inter-company vendor for documents need in customs clearance process , and any other request from local team. Regularly lead purchasing team to check lead time and delivery performance for each inter-company vendor. Urge reliable delivery and information aligned. Timely support on inventory and backlog report , work with manager and global planning team for project optimation.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications: (Bullets)

Bachelors/People management skill and experience/Fluent writing and oral English skill/Advanced Excel/MRP knowledge, SAP operation

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria: (Bullet 3-5 key quantifiable skills or position requirements that the candidate must have to be considered for this position.)

Minimum 8 years experience in procurement function;

Working in an international company;

Independence on problem shooting;


Target and result oriented

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