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Danaher Corporation Buyer II (Remote) in Concord, Ontario

Combined with decades of experience and thousands of installations, Pall Water is known globally as a provider of high-quality systems designed to tackle the most complex water treatment challenges, simply and reliably. Pall Water is a global leader in filtration, separation, and purification technologies. Our trusted water treatment solutions ensure the continual supply of safe and reliable water for municipalities and industries. With more than two billion gallons of installed capacity spanning six continents, we are a leader in membrane-based water treatment solutions. www.pallwater.com

As a part of Trojan Technologies, Pall Water is proud to be one of Danaher's Water Quality companies (https://www.dhwaterquality.com/) . Motivated by the highest possible stakes of climate change and global health, we’re working together within a rapidly digitizing industry to find innovative technologies that guarantee the safety of our water and our environment.

About the role:

This role is eligible for either a hybrid work arrangement in which you can either work part-time at the company location in Guelph and part-time remotely from your home OR a fully remote arrangement. Multiple locations have been listed for marketing purposes but only one position is available. Must be located in the Eastern Time Zone.

The key responsibilities will be to procure project goods/services in support of aftermarket, Service and/or project execution while focusing on maintaining customer schedules and material margin improvements with governance and responsibility in the Purchase 2 Pay (P2P) Process. Resolves supply chain logistical and accounting concerns with suppliers and PALL Water internal customers (Puchase-2-Pay, Goods Receipt Invoice Receipt).

In addition to customer execution activities an element will be responsible to lead, develop and implement sophisticated sourcing strategies that will drive direct & indirect cost savings.

  • Negotiation and purchase of various components and commodities including sophisticated commodities such as, but not limited to: fabricated parts, fabricated Tanks, Valves, compressors, rotating equipment, buyout equipment and hardware/fasteners. (40%)

  • Identify and implement business improvement initiatives and lead change through Danaher Business System (DBS) (15%)

  • Implementation of Master Supplier Agreements for responsible categories/commodities (10%)

  • Handles supplier performance, evaluation and development. Interviews, recommends, and selects vendors/suppliers using an established supplier qualification process (10%)

  • Reviews purchase requisitions and Engineering releases for completeness to ensure items quoted and satisfy project demand (5%)

  • Develop RFP's and RFQ's to support engineering specifications and project requirements. Sourcing activity including preparation of bid packages and evaluation plans (in case of competitive bid developments), bid evaluation, negotiation, and contract awards (5%)

  • Ensure the most accurate and current material costs are updated and communicated across the business (5%)

  • Collaborate with commodity management organizations (other Pall operating companies) and/or Product Management while optimizing company-wide buying power by reviewing the financial, quality, pricing, service, and availability of suppliers (5%)

  • Ensure the adherence to all required Pall compliance programs and policies (5%)

  • Travel for business internationally (not to exceed 5% time, as the need arises)

Are you qualified:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Supply Chain, Engineering, or equivalent

  • Minimum of 3 years of procurement / category management experience required. Must include:

  • MRP / ERP materials planning system experience. Global sourcing for a global manufacturing company.

  • Leading and supporting Global Value Sourcing projects with internal cross-functional teams.

  • Use of electronic sourcing tools for Request For Information (RFI), Request For Quote (RFQ), Reverse Auction. Conducting business travel in and outside of North America.

Preferred Experience:

  • Procurement in Water industry, especially filtration of water

  • SAP ERP Materials Management Module experience

  • Procuring custom engineered equipment, working with Applications & Project Engineers in a project environment.


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.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.