Danaher Corporation Buyer with USP Technologies in Atlanta, Georgia
A wholly owned subsidiary of the Water Platform of Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR), USP Technologies (www.usptechnologies.com), we're continuously developing innovative peroxygen technologies and full-service chemical treatment programs for a clean environment. We're finding better ways to purify water, wastewater, air and soil. Vital to this effort is our talented team of engineers, specialists, technicians, sales and marketing, and support staff who are passionate both about building careers and providing solutions for a cleaner environment. Within Danaher, USP Technologies is part of the Water platform group of businesses. Through strong customer partnerships, the water platform advances the quality and delivery of water. Want to help us in this mission?
We have a career starting opportunity available for a Buyer to join our supply chain team. This unique role will wear many hats, with responsibilities in three main areas:
Place and process orders, including arranging transportation with 3PLs for chemicals, equipment and parts
Purchasing for engineering services including contacting vendors, conducting basic negotiations, and placing and tracking multi-line POs
Electronic and physical inventory counting/management in our facility in Buffalo. We are ideally seeking a candidate that either lives close to our Buffalo facility or can travel there at least twice a year for an entire week to conduct the physical inventory.
In our small and entrepreneurial environment, this opportunity is perfect for someone that is self-motivated and detail-oriented to impact our processes (improve our currently manual PO process) and impact the bottom line (realize cost savings and improve on time delivery)!
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES
Process daily orders as received from USP Engineering and Commercial (sales) teams and inventory reports
Ensuring order fulfillment to improve on-time shipment, while communicating shortfalls
Negotiate and maintain system pricing to ensure ease of order processing
Track vendor performance and work with the Supply Chain & Quality Manager to drive improvements
Facilitate meetings to review vendor performance while upholding them to USP Technologies standards
Efficiently resolve vendor discrepancies (price, quality, delays, safety, etc.) while working with suppliers to drive to root cause and implementing corrective actions where needed
Drive continuous improvement through daily reporting of departmental Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
Identify and lead continuous improvement activities using multiple tools (Problem Solving Process, Kaizen, etc.)
Manage Blanket PO’s from issuance to renewal/deposition
Maintain shared departmental standard work documents
1-2 years of purchasing or inventory management experience
Bachelor's Degree; Degree in Business or Supply Chain preferred
ISM C.P.M or CPSM certification preferred
Strong analytical skills
Thrives in a fast-paced environment with limited oversight
Strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
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.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. 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.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at 202.419.7762 or email@example.com to request accommodation.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.