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Danaher Corporation Senior Procurement Analyst in Chaska, Minnesota

Job Requirements:

  • BS/BA in field with 5+ years exp. OR Master’s degree in field with 3+ years OR Doctoral degree in field with 0-2 years exp.

  • Bachelor of Business degree from accredited school, MBA preferred but not mandatory. Bachelor of Engineering acceptable with combination of business/ procurement experience. 5 +years of fundamental procurement experience - supplier negotiations, RFPs, RFQ’s, comprehension of cost drivers, ERP systems, payment terms, supplier performance management, etc.

  • APICS/ ISM certification preferred- CPIM, CSCP, CPM or equivalent designation preferred.

  • Strong understanding of Computers, Lasers, Optics, Power Supplies, and Peripherals or Pumps, Valves, Pneumatics and Motor/Motion Control Commodities, as relates to pricing and application.

  • Familiar with Lean Six Sigma philosophies/ practices- Black Belt/ Green Belt highly preferred.

  • Kanban Processes/Standard Work

  • Work Flow Diagrams/Value Stream Maps

  • Kaizen facilitation

  • The ability to understand and read engineering drawings and specifications related to fit, form and functionally, preferred but not mandatory.

  • Intermediate-advanced Microsoft Office suite skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio).

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze large data sets, prepare formal reports of findings and provide decision support based on data.

  • Strong grasp of statistics and how to apply statistics to support decision making.

  • Comfortable in presenting information/ proposals to groups using Microsoft PowerPoint and ensuring message is understood by target audience.

  • Ability to negotiate with suppliers and align processes/ programs to support the BCI operating plan, enabling superior quality and internal/ external customer value.

  • Excellent project management skills- ability to complete projects expeditiously with minimal supervision.

  • Knowledge of FDA requirements.

  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally with multiple departments/ sites in a team environment while also representing the best interests of BCI, Procurement department and SRM team.

  • Demonstrates sound decision making based in pragmatism and data but thinks outside of the box for creative ideas and how to achieve goals.

  • Ability to define high, medium and low impact activities and prioritize workload/ focus to produce high impact deliverables.

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