Waters Corporation

  • Purchasing Coordinator

    Req. #
    Company Name
    Administrative Support
    US-DE-New Castle
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    We are looking for an Administrative Assistant who supports the Manufacturing Department who is efficient and comfortable being a member of a team. The ability to multi-task, utilize Microsoft Office tools, and managing administrative support is essential in this position. 

    Typical tasks of the position include, but are not limited to

    • Executes purchase orders and coordinates deliveries with vendors under the direction of the Purchasing Manager.
    • Effectively communicates with the organization to suppliers in order to meet business needs.
    • Reads and routes incoming mail and directs outgoing mail.
    • Reviews expense reports, verifies required documentation, resolves discrepancies and processes in a fast-paced environment.
    • Organizes and maintains file systems, steering organization towards electronic means of storage.
    • Creates paper and electronic copies of correspondence or other printed materials.
    • Performs keyboard input into electronic systems.
    • Performs data collection and reporting tasks using Microsoft Office tools.
    • Orders and maintains office supplies.
    • Responsible for maintenance of office equipment including copiers, printers, and fax machines.
    • Answer incoming calls and assume other receptionist duties when needed.
    • Assist managers in welcoming new hires and provide guidance on general guidelines within the Manufacturing organization.  
    • Other administrative support tasks as requested by management.
    • Arranges and coordinates travel schedules and reservations.

    The successful candidate will have a combination of knowledge, skills, and experience that would include the following

    • Knowledge normally attained through the completion of a 2 year Associate's Degree and 1-3 years of relevant experience or 0-2 years with a 4 year Bachelor's Degree (General Business, Communications, or any relevant field)
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel
    • Ability to analyze and innovate administrative duties
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Superior organization skills
    • Strong work ethic with the ability to multi-task
    • Ability to work well in a team setting
    • Experience with SAP a plus

    Company Description

    As the industry leader in the analytical instrument industry, TA Instruments prides itself in innovation and an uncompromising commitment to customer support.  Our continued growth relies on recruiting and developing individuals that can make a positive contribution to our business.  For additional information about our products, visit our web site at www.tainstruments.com.


    Headquartered in Delaware, with manufacturing sites in the US and Europe, we are represented in all of the major markets around the world with sales offices in the USA, Canada, Japan, India, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Australia and across Europe.


    TA Instruments is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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