Seattle Genetics, Inc. Purchasing Business Analyst in Bothell, Washington

Purchasing Business Analyst

Facilities & EngineeringBothell, Washington




The primary responsibility of the Purchasing Business Analyst is to provide support of Purchasing & other Facilities Services operations in all aspects of support for Oracle ERP and other business systems as appropriate (Noetix, Apttus). This includes troubleshooting, documentation, training and reporting for all departmental requirements for these systems, with a secondary role as a buyer in the Purchasing department.


Specific duties for the analyst role include:

  • Act as primary interface between departmental staff IT as required to support Oracle ERP and other critical business systems. Responsibilities include:

  • Troubleshoot issues identified by departmental staff

  • Work with IT to develop, test and implement solutions

  • Review and editing of business requirement documents

  • Review of test scripts for effectiveness in meeting business requirements and editing as appropriate

  • Interfacing with departmental subject matter experts to ensure that requirement and test documents are complete and accurate

  • Execution of test scripts

  • Documentation of test results and problem resolution on failed tests

  • Updating end user training materials if needed

  • Design and development of required reports from Noetix (for Oracle ERP), Apttus contract management system, Blue Mountain maintenance management system and other systems as needed

  • Periodic publishing of reports as needed

  • Support ad hoc requests for data from all facilities teams (Projects, Compliance, etc.)

  • Data analysis and recommendations

Specific duties for the buyer role include:

  • Review of incoming requisitions for accuracy and completeness

  • Conversion of requisitions into Purchase Orders to appropriate suppliers

  • Placement of orders with suppliers

  • Expediting and follow up on all Purchase Orders

  • Communication with end users as needed to clarify requirements

  • Interaction with Receiving and Accounts Payable as needed to resolve questions and issues


  • Strong working knowledge of Oracle ERP systems, specifically with regards to Procure to Pay functionality

  • Solid technical skills in report development and business information warehousing applications

  • Experience in purchasing, supply chain, contracting or other related business functions

  • Ability to translate business requirements from subject matter experts into technical requirements to provide to application developers

  • Strong skills with Microsoft Office applications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill

Education:Bachelor’s degree in business, information technology or life sciences preferred As the leading employer in our industry in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle Genetics is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the whole lives of our employees and their families. Benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Seattle Genetics, please Genetics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.