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Danaher Corporation Strategic Sourcing Agent in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Find what drives you on a team with a more than 70-year history of discovery, determination, and innovation. As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our products serve a wide range of markets, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here. For the exponentially curious, Pall is a place you can thrive and amplify your impact on the world.

Pall is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

We are currently on the look out for a Strategic Sourcing Agent to join the team at our Medemblik site. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to lead all Strategic Sourcing tasks related to Pall’s product, and services requirements for the location, for both Direct and Indirect Spend.

Main duties:

  • Supporting the EMEA Site Strategic Sourcing Manager

  • Favorable Net Purchase Price Change within Region, Categories, or Site(s) of responsibility as Measured via Spend Data Warehouse Setting and achieving aggressive cost reduction targets year on year for Team.

  • Direct & Indirect Savings "Completed" as Measured through the Project Deck

  • Incremental LCR PVO; Measured as LCR PVO value of projects "Completed" in the financial year

  • Auction PVO % Successful completion w/Award, Multiple Suppliers, Multiple Bids.

  • No. of auctions Optimally Completed in Financial year

  • Completion of new Annual Supplier Evaluation Program w/Business Continuity Review at sites Covering 80% of Direct Material PVO within your region or scope of responsibility.

  • Embracement of new Tools & Processes Launched within Strategic Sourcing Function; Project Deck, Auction Site, LCR Process, Total Cost Model, Business Continuity Reviews, and so forth.

  • Completion of Supplier Evaluations and Feedback Activities per Breakthrough Schedule

  • Drive Supplier consolidation

  • Work with NPI to optimise related strategic sourcing activities

  • Understand spend profile, cost drivers and supply market challenges.

  • Improve supplier service levels by integrating key suppliers to the business.

  • Understand and handle risk of supply chain changes.

  • Ensure suppliers understand expected performance levels and proficiencies.

  • Ensure clear and independent make versus buy process that constantly challenges the organisation to review it’s in processes.

  • Regularly participate in training and education classes/programs

Position proficiencies:

a) Knowledge & Key Skills:

  • Professional Procurement skills

  • Contract negotiation

  • SAP or other ERP usage

  • Mathematical proficiency

  • Commercial Law

b) Crucial Qualifications/Education:

  • Degree or equivalent level Qualification

  • Intermediate+ Excel skill

  • Procurement experience

  • Proficient in business English

  • When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.