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Danaher Corporation Buyer in Bangalore, India

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences’ mission is to empower those seeking answers to

life’s most important scientific and healthcare questions. With a legacy spanning 80+

years, we have long been a trusted partner to our customers, who are working to

transform science and healthcare with the next groundbreaking discovery. As part of

our team of more than 2,900 associates across 130 countries, you’ll help drive our vision

of accelerating answers—and our commitment to excellence.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

Do you want to work in a dynamic Procurement team? Do you enjoy negotiating favorable terms, volume discounts and long-term contracts with suppliers, and prepares and processes requisitions and purchase orders for the procurement of goods, services and supplies for customer-related business processes or for internal use. Conducting full development life cycle including interviews of users, development of requirements documents, creating design specifications and implementation of requirements. Driving ongoing supplier optimization and continuous improvement? Then read on!

We are currently seeking a Buyer. Reporting to the Materials Manager, this person will be a key member of a core team that includes experienced professionals in Engineering, Commodity Management, Supplier Quality and Manufacturing in a fast-paced environment. While managing Kanban ordering process, this is also a broad-based role incorporating supplier communications, negotiation, document preparation, records management, financial administration, inventory management, and general problem solving.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Assist or Lead project workflow. Lead efficient inventory level of all safety stock and review all volume requirements for all production materials.

  • Plan inventory levels, locations, and execute all forecasting and planning programs.

  • Be a champion for the material processes. Promote problem solving around On Time Delivery misses daily, work to implement effective countermeasures, and provide feedback to affected parties on delivery misses.

  • This position will work closely with all other material team members in the plant to ensure effective tactical material execution along with On Time Delivery to the end customer. Will be responsible presenting issues across the organization and working effectively to problem solve solutions.

  • Identification and execution of inventory reduction / cost reduction projects

The required qualifications for the job include:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 5+ years' experience Purchasing and working with supply chain and inventory management systems (i.e., KANBAN, MRP, Oracle or similar inventory system)

  • Knowledge of International procurement & shipping (total cost model), Oracle or other business operations/purchasing system.

  • Experience with complex supply chains and inventory management systems with proven experience and results in negotiating with suppliers.

  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail focused on delivering value to the business. Ability to communicate effectively across teams and upwards through the organization.

  • Strong analytical skills, initiative, judgment, and problem-solving ability and proven track record of prioritizing multiple tasks and assignments.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Products

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

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