Danaher Corporation Senior Analyst Procurement - Commodity Manager in Indianapolis, Indiana

Danaher Company Description
Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.

Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.

If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or at www.beckmancoulter.com .

Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Description
Procurement ensures quality materials and services are obtained within cost requirements. Oversees suppliers to continuously improve quality, delivery and price to support supply chain operations. Looks for opportunities to leverage buying power, maintains supplier relationships and analyzes potential risk or disruptions that could impact business operations. Procurement maintains contract compliance, supplier information, quotes, delivery expectations, purchase orders and materials for production schedules. Individual will make business award recommendations and decisions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for procurement of Electromechanical, Chemical and Biological commodities. Individual will need the flexibility to support other commodities on an as-needed basis.
  • Analyzes industries, supply markets and sourcing best practices.
  • Manage multiple projects with high fluidity of priorities changes
  • Weekly Meetings leadership
  • Project management
  • Supplier engagement
  • Leads RFQ and quote analysis, supplier auctions, evaluates vendors' capability, quality, reliability and price competitiveness
  • Negotiation
  • Business award negotiations
  • Year over year savings and other cost negotiations including cost control.
  • DPO
  • Supply Chain
  • Supply agreement negotiation, implementation and maintenance
  • On Time Delivery management with suppliers and impacted manufacturing site
  • Escalation and expedites for both quality and on time delivery issues
  • Supplier Development
  • Develops and investigates new qualified sources of supply
  • Conducts and leads business reviews with key suppliers.
  • Supply, Inventory and other contract negotiations
  • Facilitates supplier technical reviews
  • Supervises team members; prioritizes and assign tasks to ensure that the team's resources are used effectively and that work schedules and targets are met.
  • Coach less experienced team members to help them respond to enquiries accurately and promptly.

Qualification

  • Experienced individual contributor with considerable understanding of procurement concepts, principles, and practices. Demonstrates experience and results in negotiating with suppliers on master supply agreements, inventory agreements, part costs, etc.
  • Demonstrates critical and strategic thinking. Applies knowledge to achieve functional work objectives. Applies analytical skills and independent judgment to develop innovative, practical and consistent solutions to a wide range of complex problems.
  • Experienced as a project manager and project team member. Has worked with team members in global geographies (primarily in US). Makes material contributions to the completion of specific programs and projects with significant scope that materially impact organizational schedules, resources and costs.
  • Uses complete understanding and wide application of technical concepts, theories, standards, and practices in the field and is expanding knowledge of related disciplines.
  • Full knowledge of industry standards and practices as well as ISO9001 and ISO13485 quality system requirement.
  • Decisions and results have moderate impact on function resources and objectives.
  • Meets regulatory requirements and establishes standard work, policies and procedures.
  • Works with minimal guidance and expands knowledge and skill sets beyond own area.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or engineering related field with 8 years sourcing experiences in supply chain with focus on high mix low volume business segment.
  • Ability to understand engineering specification is highly preferred.
  • Travel required- 10%-15% Local Travel and possibly up to 10% International Travel.

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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% 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: Beckman Coulter - Life Sciences
Job Function: Supply Chain & Logistics
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-IN-Indianapolis
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: BEC012498