Job Location: 
3430 Schmon Parkway, Thorold, ON. L2V 4Y6
Job Type: 
Permanent, Full-time (On-site)
Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm

About Norgen

Norgen Biotek is a leading International biotechnology company focusing on sample preparation for research and diagnostic applications. Established in the Niagara Region of Ontario in 1998, Norgen manufactures and sells products world-wide, as well as provides R&D and diagnostic services to the scientific community. Norgen Biotek Corp. is committed to creating customized research experiences for our clients by providing innovative solutions that inspire new discoveries. By ensuring the highest quality products and services, from sample collection and preservation to extraction and detection, our team of experts and global partners can support the scientific community every step of the way.

About the Position

Looking for a dynamic, driven individual to join our team as a purchasing professional at a leading life sciences company!

In this role, you will be responsible for sourcing and procuring materials and services critical to our operations. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including research and development, manufacturing, quality assurance, and finance to ensure the timely delivery of high-quality materials at optimal costs.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in a relevant field, along with 3-5 years of experience in purchasing or supply chain management. Experience in the life sciences industry is preferred, but not required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Source and procure materials and services for the company
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers and manage vendor relationships
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure timely delivery of materials and services
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and regulations
  • Continuously evaluate supplier performance to improve supplier quality, delivery, and cost-effectiveness

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field
  • 3-5 years of experience in purchasing or supply chain management
  • Experience in the life sciences industry is preferred, but not required
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Familiarity with ERP systems is a plus


We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and a dynamic and collaborative work environment. Join us in our mission to advance science and improve lives through innovation and collaboration!

Norgen Biotek is committed to ensuring accessible services and communications to individuals with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to

Norgen Biotek thanks all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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