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Danaher Corporation Senior Sourcing Engineer-Remote in Chaska, Minnesota

Wondering what’s within Beckman Coulter Diagnostics? Take a closer look.

At first glance, you’ll see that for more than 80 years we’ve been dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and healthcare forward. Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. We’re building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates. Look again and you’ll see we are invested in you, providing the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and try new things with the support you need to be successful.

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

The Senior Sourcing Engineer for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is responsible for supply base performance optimization through technical deployment of DBS, DFX, process development, sustainability, risk management tools, and supply chain management methods with and at direct material suppliers.

This position is part of the Global Strategic Sourcing department and will be fully remote. At Beckman Coulter, our vision is to relentlessly reimagine healthcare, one diagnosis at a time.

You will be a part of the Global Strategic Sourcing team and report to the Director of Global Strategic Sourcing responsible for supply base management and strategy. If you thrive in a dynamic, broad reaching, team-based role and want to work to build a world-class supply chain organization—read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Partner w/suppliers on manufacturing process development, LEAN tool deployment, and expansion of supplier capabilities where targeted.

  • Develop the strategic supply base roadmap of cutting edge technologies in partnership with R&D, VAVE, and Global Commodity Management.

  • Drive sustainability initiatives through supply base in alignment with Danaher and customer goals.

  • Drive technical cost reductions with suppliers. Partner with Commodity managers to facilitate cost out project identification events at suppliers.

  • Deliver upstream/sub-tier supply risk assessment and mitigation actions. Support risk management plans identified by Commodity Management with actions implemented by or at suppliers.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field with 14+ yrs. of relevant experience, Master's with 12+ yrs. experience, or a PHD with 9+ yrs. experience

  • 9+ years’ experience with Field applications engineering, supplier quality, manufacturing engineering, sourcing, and/or VAVE in global manufacturing organization

  • Experience with medium to large scale technical project management

  • Ability to travel globally 35% of time

  • Experience in continuous improvement, preferably in supplier quality, i.e., Lean, Kaizen, VSM, workshops, etc.

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

  • Broad commodity manufacturing industries (electronics, plastics, packaging, metals, chemicals).

At Beckman Coulter Diagnostics we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, remote working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement in which you can work remotely from your home. Additional information about this remote work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics can provide.

The salary range for this role is $140k - $170k. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.



When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 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.

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