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Danaher Corporation Global Inventory Analyst in Indianapolis, Indiana

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences’ mission is to empower those seeking answers to life’s most important scientific and healthcare questions. With a legacy spanning 80+ years, we have long been a trusted partner to our customers, who are working to transform science and healthcare with the next groundbreaking discovery. As part of our team of more than 2,900 associates across 130 countries, you’ll help drive our vision of accelerating answers—and our commitment to excellence.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences 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.

The Global Inventory Analyst will be responsible for driving global inventory turns improvement across the supply chain for Beckman Coulter Life Sciences! This includes ensuring correct inventory sizing in multiple distribution centers around the world, creating and leading a distribution strategy for global inventory, and driving problem solving to enable inventory reduction while improving on-time delivery throughout Beckman’s manufacturing and finished good facilities.

This position will be required to communicate optimally across the entire organization; interacting with Planners, Senior Leadership, Global Distribution, Commercial Teams, and Finance. You will be the champion for the material process throughout global warehouses.

Responsibilities:

  • Establishing annual and monthly inventory reduction and turns improvement targets, in conjunction with Finance, across all manufacturing and distribution sites to achieve annual targets

  • Leading monthly Inventory Operations Reviews with site leaders and the Beckman Life Sciences executive leadership team

  • Holding periodic reviews of actions plans to address issues and keep teams on track to achieve action plan items

  • Establishing and implementing new standard work processes across finished good distribution sites to improve inventory sizing and turns

  • Analysis and optimization of global BEC LS distribution and inventory footprint to enable inventory turns improvement while improving customer on-time delivery

The focus of the role is beyond simply driving inventory reduction. The Global Inventory Analyst is also responsible for developing standard work for achieving sustainable inventory reduction throughout the global distribution network.

Qualifications

  • Ability to work in a matrixed environment in which high influencing skills are required

  • Familiarity with high mix, low volume manufacturing and supply chain

  • Experienced in lean, continuous improvement tools and methodologies

  • Leadership: proven ability to lead by example; ability to influence decision making with or without authority, facilitate groups with diverse perspectives and bring teams to agreement. High tolerance for ambiguity and demonstrated success working in a highly matrixed organization.

  • Teamwork: builds cohesive teams and collaborates effectively with others

  • Planning and Execution: project management and prioritization skills. Solid business acumen. Able to deliver results in a highly dynamic environment.

  • Analytical Problem Solving: able to identify problems; apply structured and disciplined methodology to identify root cause using data. Innovative and effective solution development, risk mitigation and execution. Hands-on experience with most of the following Lean / Problem solving tools: PSI, Lean, voice of the customer, benchmarking, standard work, etc.

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.

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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.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. 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.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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