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Danaher Corporation Indirect Sourcing Lead Capex Plant & Equipment (m/f/d) in Eysins, Switzerland

Help us improve access to life-changing therapies that can transform human health

We are Cytiva, a global provider of technologies and services that advance and accelerate the development and manufacture of therapeutics. Formerly part of GE Healthcare, we have a rich heritage tracing back hundreds of years, and a fresh beginning since 2020.

Our customers undertake life-saving activities. These range from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, biologic drugs, and novel cell and gene therapies. Our job is to supply the tools and services - the pots, pans, soups and sauces - they need to work better, faster and safer, leading to better patient outcomes.

The Indirect Sourcing Lead (m/f/d) will be located in one of the following locations: Austria, Switzerland or UK.

What you'll do

  • Be the key point of contact for sourcing requests for the EMEA region.

  • Provide cross country sourcing leadership and support to stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

  • Provide world class sourcing support for large-scale capital expansion and improvement projects.

  • Interact closely with the indirect team to ensure global strategies are deployed effectively in the region.

  • Drive cost improvements by negotiating with suppliers and report on site key Indirect Sourcing metrics (e.g. savings, Days-to-Pay, etc.).

  • Lead regular sourcing execution reviews with internal clients.

  • Facilitate cross-functional workouts and efforts as related to sourcing processes and related cost improvements.

  • Lead various initiatives and projects related to indirect sourcing (e.g. small buy negotiations, supplier rationalizations, VMI, etc.).

  • Drive simplification projects on sourcing processes and tools.

  • Conduct training on sourcing processes and serve as key point of contact on sourcing process inquiries.

  • Drive sourcing process compliance; provide input to and deployment support of procedures and guidelines as necessary.

Who you are

  • MCIPS or equivalent professional procurement qualification or BA or BS degree or other advanced degree in business administration, economics, purchasing or equivalent.

  • At least 5 years of experience in sourcing, project management, finance or operations.

  • Excellent interpersonal communications and negotiation skills with ability to influence at all levels of the organization.

  • Strong knowledge of Capex project requirements and contractual requirements.

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills; strong PC and database management skills.

  • Strong communication (verbal, written & presentation); skilled in working collaboratively with remote personnel.

  • Strong Project management & process improvement skills.

  • German or French and English language.

The minimum salary for this position is EUR 2,403.75 gross per month (collective agreement). However, we offer an attractive salary with significant overpayment, depending on your qualifications and work experience.

Who we are

Whatever your role, we bring purpose and challenge into our everyday work. If you are driven to make the world a better place thanks to science and medicine, you’ll feel right at home here. If you’re flexible, curious and relentless, you’ll belong. If you are excited about a global culture, this can be the place to further your career.

Want to know more? Experience life at Cytiva on our Careers website, Instagram channel and LinkedIn page!

Cytiva is global life sciences leader with over 7000 associates across 40 countries who are dedicated to our mission to advance and accelerate therapeutics. As a trusted partner to customers that range in scale and scope, Cytiva brings efficiencies to research and manufacturing workflows, ensuring the development, manufacture and delivery of transformative medicines to patients.

Cytiva is part of the Danaher family of companies, a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improving quality of life around the world.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.

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