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Danaher Corporation Teamleader Procurement in Hoegaarden, Belgium

Find what drives you on a team with a more than 70-year history of discovery, determination, and innovation. As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our products serve a wide range of markets, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here. For the exponentially curious, Pall is a place you can thrive and amplify your impact on the world.

Pall is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

For our ever-developing site in Hoegaarden (BE), we have a very interesting opportunity for a Team Leader Procurement. In this new role, you will lead all responsibilities of the Procurement team, with key focus on the tactical supplier relationship and all related inventory. Your main responsibility is to capture all requirements for direct and indirect materials, create and communicate purchase orders and ensure supply at the right time, quality and price.

Your Key Responsibilities:

People management of Procurement team:

  • Coach the team members to ensure daily operations meet performance objectives;

  • Set the right priorities and ensure work balancing within the team;

  • Set goals and perform reviews;

  • Develop your team members by use of D4G goals;

  • Maximize engagement results by supporting the SC overall engagement plan;

  • You are a promotor of Danaher tools and ongoing drive for improvement of day to day team performance.

End responsibility of the following procurement processes:

  • Ensure correct master data (PIR data, lead times);

  • Timely review of all purchase requisitions for direct and indirect materials;

  • Timely creation and communication of purchase orders to suppliers;

  • Receive and enter supplier confirmations in SAP to support availability calculations;

  • Close follow-up of JIT deliveries to avoid stock-out but support lean inventory;

  • Tactical and strategic supplier performance evaluation;

  • Timely resolution of workflow items (i.e. blocked invoices);

  • Lead, delegate or support projects from procurement perspective

Conduct supplier visits/audits in support of escalations, reviews or projects;

  • You are a subject matter expert for your domain in our ERP (SAP) system.

You and your team play an important role in inventory management:

  • Lead and successfully close swim lanes actions in DMS Action plan;

  • Continuously seek opportunities to improve inventory management of raw materials;

  • Responsible for supplier OTIF, supplier past dues, Inventory, PPV and GRIR metrics;

  • You will work in close collaboration with other departments such as production, planning, quality, project management and with frequent global interactions;

  • Lead the continuous improvement cycle and organize Kaizen events;

  • Escalate issues to Supply Chain Management.

Your Background:

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Business, Economics, Supply Chain, Logistics or equivalent;

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in Procurement (management) is preferred;

  • Experience in people management is a big plus;

  • Excellent influencing skills and confident in working with cross functional teams;

  • APICS certification is a plus;

  • Solid continuous improvement mindset and proven experience in project management related to optimizing business process and metrics;

  • Experience of working in a complex, global environment (matrix organization);

  • Acting as a role model for Danaher's high ethical values and code of conduct, and operating with transparency and humility;

  • Fluent in the Dutch and English language is required;

  • Willingness to occasional travel (20%) to other Pall sites or suppliers.

Our Offer:

You will be part of a dynamic team in which there is a high focus on delivering results and continuous improvement, but also where having fun and teamwork is very important. You will work in a leading global company, with a leader who cares about you, your strengths and will help you to develop the best possible version of yourself. Come join our team!

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 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.