Procurement Business Analyst

Thermo Fisher
Paisley, Renfrewshire, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
14 Apr 2021
06 May 2021
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
Job Title: Procurement Business Analyst
Location: Inchinnan/ Scotland UK

Role summary:
The Procurement Business Analyst plays a key role in optimal business support. The Business Analyst role requires candidates to be comfortable working with large data sets, drawing conclusions, and communicating with large cross functional teams. Experience with JD Edwards E1 is a plus. The Procurement Business Analyst should possess systems level thinking as well as a strong desire to continuously improve processes.
The Business Analyst will support all reporting requirements within the Procurement Team and will work regularly with cross functional teams to support business growth. The Business Analyst will partner closely with cross functional teams to identify barriers to production very early in the life cycle of new projects.
Additionally, the Business Analyst will be responsible for preparing data and analyzing trends, external and internal key performance metrics, and proposing process improvement and the generation or management of key reports, metrics, and projects. This is a service position and is responsive to the needs of internal and external (suppliers) customers.
This role supports the Cell Culture Media site, Inchinnan Scotland.

What will you do?
  • Develop tools and reports for use by Procurement Team assist with decision making in day to day Procurement.
  • Develop dynamic Procurement dashboard for key metrics tracking on daily / weekly /monthly basis
  • Communicate opportunities and challenges to cross functional teams including but not limited: Procurement, PMO, Planning, Operations
  • Identify through data opportunities for process improvements and assisting team with data to drive these projects
  • Develops tools and report to assist the decision make process for material allocation decisions
  • Communicate effectively with suppliers and management of accounts, problem solve challenges and issues, recommend solutions
  • Support supplier risk mitigation activities through risk mitigation scoring
  • Maintain databases for supplier and product data as required.
  • Provide procurement process and procedural support as required.
  • Support continuous improvement and operational excellence processes.
  • Complete special projects as assigned and provide manager support as required.
  • Anticipates needs and problems while creating solutions
  • Organization process knowledge desired.
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency, contagious optimism and a "can do" attitude
  • Is curious, inquisitive, innovative , never satisfied with the status quo
  • Greets challenge and change as opportunity
  • Has courage and confidence to take risks and learn from mistakes
  • Is authentic, transparent and leads by example, holding self and others accountable
  • Collaborates with others
  • Stretches across borders, breaks silos and builds effective partnerships with internal customers and colleagues.
Who we are looking for:
  • Requires relevant work experience.
  • E1 and/or SAP working knowledge is preferred. MRP knowledge and ERP experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Computer proficiency required in Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, and Word. Advanced reporting tools, for example, Power BI is advantageous
  • Knowledge of procurement processes and strategic supplier management required.
    Knowledge of business concepts/principles (terms and conditions, transportation, accounting) required.
What's in it for you?
  • A competitive salary and annual bonus
  • Ongoing career development
  • Pension
  • Employee benefits and discounts
About us:

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 75,000 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. For more information, please visit

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