Procurement Buyer Intern (Undergraduate, part-time)
Lakewood, CO 
Posted 12 days ago
Job/Internship Description

Requisition ID: 28083

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.


Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is hiring a Procurement intern (undergraduate) to join our Manufacturing Operations department based in Lakewood, Colorado. The Procurement team is responsible for buying the raw materials necessary to manufacture our medical devices and corresponding disposables kits.

Example projects this intern may work on include:

  • Update delivery dates for open order reports and send to necessary parties
  • Process non-conformances and disposition product
  • Research part shortages and run demand simulations
  • Pull engineering prints from Windchill Quality Management System to be used for Request for Quotes (RFQs)
  • Update and confirm Purchase Orders (POs) in SAP

Skills and experience this intern will gain:

  • Understand the supply chain and procurement processes for a global manufacturer in a highly regulated industry, including how to forecast and plan material needs, obtain pricing, buy materials, inspect and stock purchased materials and deal with bad product
  • Unique opportunity to witness two new manufacturing plants come online
  • Sit in on calls with suppliers when the team is working through an issue or negotiation
  • Opportunity to work cross-functionally with various teams in supply chain, engineering, quality and manufacturing
  • Training in Windchill Quality Management System and SAP Enterprise Resource Planning System

Internship Details

  • Duration: Start as soon as possible, duration is flexible
  • Part-time: 8-10 hours per week
  • 100% onsite at our facility in Lakewood, Colorado



  • Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree, preferably in Business Administration, Business Management or a related discipline


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams)
  • Detail-oriented when it comes to entering data into systems
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative, comfortable asking questions and working with others, and resourceful in seeking solutions

Target Pay Range:$13.00to$17.00- Hourly pay rateto 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 Technologiesin the United States you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide valid proof of vaccination to the company.


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As soon as possible
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Part Time
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