Danaher Corporation Supply Chain Manager (m/f) in Darmstadt, Germany

Danaher Company Description

Laetus is the industry leader in inline quality control solutions for the pharmaceutical, medical technology and FMCG industries. Our experience of more than 40 years plays an integral part in the development of Secure Track & Trace Solutions - reliable modular packaging and supply chain control solutions. As part of the Danaher Group, a global multinational science and technology innovator with over 62,000 associates worldwide, we offer exciting global development opportunities few other companies can duplicate. Come join our winning team!


Your Tasks:

  • Devise and deploy appropriate sourcing strategies to maximise opportunities for cost reduction, supply chain performance and product innovation
  • Identify and establish long-term relationships with suppliers located within low-cost regions to drive optimised cost and supply position, including the establishment of ‘second source’ suppliers for key strategic commodities
  • Use DBS (Danaher Business System) tools to implement Danaher procurement and materials management best practices in purchase price variance, inventory management and material productivity
  • Use DBS (Danaher Business System) tools to establish robust, structured, date driven, process orientated daily management and standard work procedures across the Supply Chain function
  • Oversee management of supply agreements with global suppliers
  • Identify and mitigate risk within supply chain via a risk management programme
  • Drive process improvements to achieve safety, quality, delivery, and inventory targets
  • Oversee and optimize material flow between/among suppliers and manufacturing sites
  • Coordinate monthly / weekly / daily production planning process and factory-wide scheduling
  • Ensure rigorous procurement planning and execution systems exist and improve where necessary


Who we are looking for:

  • Experience in working within a manufacturing based Supply Chain leadership role, ideally within an OEM environment, with expertise in Purchasing, Planning, Logistics and Inventory Management as the key elements of Supply Chain.
  • Experience in managing a global supply base, including low cost regions such as, Eastern Europe China and India.
  • A lean practitioner, who is well versed in the implementation of robust, sustainable, processes to remove waste
  • Ability to work with multi-disciplined teams to deliver real results in a fast paced environment.
  • Experienced in leading negotiations, knowledge in implementing contracts and supplier agreements
  • Indirect and Transport and Logistics procurement experience would be desirable
  • Strong Negotiation Skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Analytical, data driven, process orientated
  • Self-motivated
  • Team Player
  • Good at building relationships with internally and with suppliers

Why join us?

  • Wide scope of responsibility and a variety of tasks allowing you to make a real impact on the company’s success
  • A dynamic and ambitious team working in an excellent atmosphere
  • Attractive compensation package with diverse health promotion offers
  • Global development opportunities

Become part of a rapidly growing technology driven firm providing chances of international development!

In your cover letter, please include your earliest possible start date and salary expectations.

Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Organization: Laetus
Job Function: Supply Chain & Logistics
Primary Location: EMEA-Western Europe-Germany-Hessen-Darmstadt
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: LAE000067