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Temp - Junior Buyer

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Date: Jul 27, 2022

Location: Lakewood, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  29546  


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, our 7,000+ global associates proud to come to work each day, knowing that what we do impacts the lives of patients around the world.


We make medical devices and related products that are used to collect, separate, manufacture and process various components of blood and cells. With our innovative technologies and service offerings, we touch a patient’s life every second of every day and are committed to continuing to increase the number of patients we serve.


With some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, an unmatched global footprint, comprehensive benefits and a distinct culture, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a great place to work, grow and be part of a team that is focused on making a difference. Consider joining our team and unlock your potential.

Junior Buyer



Under minimal supervision, supports a particular function by performing a wide range of administrative support activities.  

Develops solutions that may affect closely related functional areas.



  • Performs moderately complex administrative duties  where judgment and analysis are required in resolving problems and making recommendations.
  • Administrative expertise that are particular to position or department that are routine and non-routine in nature.
  • Establishes, implements, and maintains procedures and systems for processing work, cyclical tasks and projects, communicating schedules, keeping records, board meetings, special council meetings, agendas, etc.
  • Coordinates travel, workshops and meetings, and reviews meeting expenses for payment.
  • Performs orders, maintains office supplies, and arranges for equipment maintenance.
  • Composes correspondence, establishes formats, and edits work for content. 
  • Establishes, revises, and maintains office systems that require knowledge of department operations, discretion in determining the proper place for filing documents, and to have an effective retrieval system.
  • Performs searches as requested, or in conjunction with other assigned duties, and maintains appropriate controls over materials taken out of the filing system.
  • Identifies process improvements where necessary and assists in planning and implementing new procedures and programs.
  • Develops or participates in preparation and completion of special projects, particularly presentations.
  • Duties may include documenting standard operating procedures, preparing reports, compiling data for analysis, coordinating activities, investigating and resolving problems, and handling special projects.
  • Operates routine and non-routine office related equipment.
  • Operates a personal computer using word processing, spreadsheets, databases,  presentation applications and virtual meeting and collaboration tools.
  • Coordinates activities between departments and outside parties.
  • Contacts company personnel at all organizational levels to gather information and prepare reports.


  • Performs general reception duties on occasion by receiving incoming calls and visitors to the department or area.
  • May develop or participate in preparation and completion of special projects.






  • High school diploma or GED.



Minimum 3 years experience.


  • Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Requires good knowledge of math principles, English, and spelling.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills and behaviors conducive to a service/team-oriented environment.
  • Demonstrates ability to maintain confidentiality. (e.g., diplomacy, tact, flexibility, positive approach).
  • Ability to plan and meet deadlines, prioritizes, and handles several projects simultaneously.
  • Planning skills to be self-directing and to work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Demonstrated effective problem solving capability with creativity in providing solutions to new issues to exploring alternatives.
  • Knowledge and ability to organize meetings, travel schedules, and other arrangements.
  • Ability to work effectively in an environment that includes constant interruptions.
  • Ability to handle high volume, potentially confidential and complex administrative work.
  • Good working knowledge of company policies and procedures.
  • Possesses all basic and some advanced skills and knowledge.
  • Has a thorough understanding of the total process flow.
  • Considers the impact on the customer when making decisions.
  • Demonstrates strong ability to use virtual meeting and collaboration tools.


An equivalent competency level acquired through a variation of these qualifications may be considered.



Typical Office Environment requirements include: reading, speaking, hearing, close vision, walking, bending, sitting, and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.



Additional Physical Requirements

Ability to handle repetitive motion work such as keyboard, sorting, and filing.


Target Pay Range:  $20.00 to $25.00 -  Hourly pay rate to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
Target Bonus on Base:  0.0%


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.


  • Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is part of Terumo Group, founded in 1921 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
  • In 2019, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies reached $1 billion in revenue.
  • We employ nearly 7,000 associates globally, with global headquarters in Lakewood, CO, U.S., and regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.
  • We manufacture devices, disposable sets and solutions at our facilities in Belgium, India, Japan, Northern Ireland, the U.S. and Vietnam. Our global presence enables us to serve customers in more than 130 countries.
  • Our core values help set our direction, guide our actions and keep us true to our corporate mission of contributing to society through healthcare.
    • Respect – Appreciative of others
    • Integrity – Guided by our mission
    • Care – Empathetic to patients
    • Quality – Committed to excellence
    • Creativity – Striving for innovation
  • We contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), raising $1.3 million USD since 2007.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.


Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is committed to providing a safe, healthy and secure working environment. Our Colorado campus locations are tobacco-free workplaces and we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification. Absent accommodation permitted by applicable law, as a condition of employment with Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies in the United States you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide valid proof of vaccination to the company.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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