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Danaher Corporation Supply Chain Manager, Seed Hire in Ilfracombe, United Kingdom

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.

If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and are looking for an opportunity to develop your Supply Chain career, then we have a phenomenal position for you!

We are currently seeking a Seed hire Supply Chain Manager. Seed hires are typical at Danaher; they allow us to bring in great talent ahead of a business need for future roles.

This role is designed with growth and development in mind. You will be in line for fast track development within Pall Life Sciences whist actively driving significant project growth.


  • Support lean systems of work within regional/global supply chain.

  • Manage supply from regional 3rd party locations.

  • Mentor site materials managers.

  • Partner with finished goods network and sites.

  • Drive standard work and improve supplier management.

  • Partner with regional DC’s, goods receiving and outbound logistics function, driving cost to serve whilst maintaining service levels.

  • Create Initiatives to achieve corporate DIO & Stock turn targets.

  • Implement processes to predict and prevent Obsolescence.

  • Increase inventory turn – defining processes to smooth demand, manage spikes, work with commercial teams to improve systemic alignment

  • Own SAP sales backlog ensuring customer orders are met in the timescales agreed.

Position Competencies:

  • In-depth knowledge of global supply chain process and linkage.

  • Understanding of global network design.

  • Understanding Inventory optimization to drive customer satisfaction whilst maintaining cost.

  • Experience in a Supply Chain / Production Control / Purchasing role.

  • Good knowledge of Manufacturing ERP systems ideally including SAP.

  • Strong Collaboration skills / Good negotiation skills.

  • Good Leadership and man management skills.

  • Purchasing and Commercial Awareness.

  • Strong IT skills.

  • Travel will be around 30% per year

Education / Qualifications:

  • CIPS qualified or equivalent.

  • Proven experience in a similar role (preferable).

  • Use of computer systems including MRP, MPS, SAP, and Excel.

  • Negotiation Skills!

  • Use of computerised inventory/purchasing/stores systems.

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 tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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 (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .