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Danaher Corporation Purchaser in Itzehoe, Germany

Job Description Purchaser

Location: Itzehoe, Germany

Format: On-site

Job Vaccination Requirement: Yes

WONDERING WHAT’S WITHIN DANAHER? TAKE A CLOSER LOOK.

At first glance, you’ll see Danaher’s scale. With $22.3B revenue, our 69,000 associates work across the globe at more than 25 unique operating companies within four platforms — life sciences, diagnostics, water quality, and product identification.

Career development is important to us - you’ll find associates who are as certain about their impact as they are about where they’re headed next. You’ll find the Danaher Business System, which makes everything possible. You’ll also see a company that investors trust—our culture of continuous improvement has helped us outperform the S&P 500 by more than 5,000% over the past 25 years.

We hope you’ll see yourself here, too. What you find at Danaher — and within yourself — might just change the world.

WHO WE ARE:

ESKO is a global provider of integrated software and hardware solutions that accelerate the go-to-market process of packaged goods. For each stakeholder in the process, Esko solutions enable them to deliver right-first-time packaging and marketing content.

WITHIN YOUR TEAM

Purchasing is responsible for the procurement process. This means it ensures the supply of goods, production materials and equipment so that a smooth production and sales process can take place. For this, goods must be procured at the right time, in the right quantity, and of the right Price.

Team consists of 4 members; Purchasing planner, Strategic Purchaser and 2 Operator Purchaser.

THIS JOB IS A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO:

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 manager who cares about you, your strengths and will help you to develop the best possible version of yourself.

WITHIN YOUR ROLE, YOU WILL:

  • Handling of the entire ordering process

  • Deadline tracking in the ERP system (MS Dynamics AX) for production and development material as well as services

  • Supplier and material master data maintenance in the ERP system

  • Support of strategic supplier management (assistance in finding new suppliers, qualification, monitoring, and evaluation)

  • Obtaining offers and preparing offer comparisons

  • Negotiation of conditions with suppliers

  • Assisting in optimizing work in progress and reducing inventory and supply chain risks

  • Support of outsourcing and cost optimization projects

  • Preparation of framework agreements or larger deals

WE ARE LOOKING FOR A PROFESSIONAL WHO IS:

  • professional experience in purchasing preferable with electronics and mechanics

  • Very good analytical skills and a systematic, independent, and goal-oriented way of working in a lean environment

  • A high degree of communication and negotiation skills, teamwork, flexibility, and resilience

  • Safe handling of MS Dynamics AX and Microsoft Office

  • Good English knowledge

  • Fluency in German (B2-C2)

OUR CORE VALUES:

At Danaher, we’re driven by a sense of wonder for what we can create—and what we can become. Here, you’ll accelerate your career while driving innovation that improves lives. You’ll work hard and take risks, with guidance from committed leaders, powerful DBS tools, and the support of a global organization. If you’d like to learn more, read stories from our associates on our Careers Blog or reach out to one of our recruiters.

We empower creativity and unconventional thinking to help us uncover breakthrough solutions and accelerate the pace of innovation. We believe with conviction that diversity helps us uncover more powerful customer insights and ultimately creates a competitive advantage in the markets we serve. And we would love to have you on this journey with us! Apply today.

Our Shared Purpose (https://danaher.sharepoint.com/about/Pages/Shared-Purpose.aspx) – Helping Realize Life’s Potential – expresses our reason for being and the impact that every one of us at Danaher strives to have on the world. Our Core Values (https://danaher.sharepoint.com/about/Pages/Core-Values.aspx) define the fundamental beliefs that guide our actions. The Core Behaviours* enable our values and Shared Purpose, powered by DBS (https://danaher.sharepoint.com/dbs) as our proven system for achieving success at Danaher.

YOUR EDUCATION AND BACKGROUND EXPERIENCE WILL INCLUDE:

  • 1-4 years of Experience

  • Commercial or technical education with a technical or materials management focus - e.g. training as a specialist for materials management and purchasing

  • Knowledge of materials management and purchasing

OUR BENEFITS:

We offer a competitive compensation package with additional benefits such as company car, net allowances, bonus plan, medical insurances, legal counselling resources, regular team events and flexible working (flexible working hours and homeworking).

OUR OFFER:

We offer an entrepreneurial environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented, guided by the phenomenally successful Danaher Business System. Working at [OPCO], gives you access to a robust career development process and challenging, “stretch” opportunities. Listen to our voices: https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/our-difference.

UNSOLICITED ASSISTANCE

We do not accept unsolicited assistance from any headhunters or recruitment firms for any of our job openings. All resumes or profiles submitted by search firms to any employee at any of the Product Identification Platform companies, including Videojet Technologies, X-Rite/Pantone, Esko, Alltec-Foba, Laetus and Linx, in any form without a valid, signed search agreement in place for the specific position, will be deemed the sole property of the Operating Company. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Operating Company as a result of the unsolicited referral.

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

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 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.

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