Danaher Corporation Sourcing Intern in Loveland, Colorado
Danaher Company Description
Hachis a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of analytical instruments, test kits and reagents for testing the quality of water, aqueous solutions and air. Our products are designed specifically for quality, accuracy, and simplicity. Strengthened by our sister companies in the environmental industry worldwide, our goal for the future is to continue to provide customers with reliable instrumentation, accurately prepared reagents, proven methods, simplified procedures and outstanding technical support. We offer an environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. Working at Hach will provide you the opportunity for robust career development.
OUR MISSION:Ensure water quality for people around the world.
OUR VISION:We make water analysis better – faster, simpler, greener and more informative – via unsurpassed customer partnerships, the most knowledgeable experts, and reliable, easy-to-use products.
WATER QUALITY GROUP
Danaher`s Water Quality Business is a global leader in water quality analysis and treatment, providing instrumentation and disinfection systems to help analyze and manage the quality of ultra-pure water, portable water, wastewater, groundwater and ocean water in residential, commercial, industrial, and natural resource applications. Our water quality business provides products under a variety of brands, including HACH, ChemTreat, and Trojan Technologies.
Sourcing Intern is responsible for providing support to the overall supply chain as well as supplier and commodity management activities specific to direct material and indirect spend. This includes identifying cost savings opportunities through spend analytics, initiating RFQ's, supplier development activities, supplier performance tracking (supplier scorecard), and managing part shortages. Responsibilities also include helping to define, develop and refine the purchasing system to meet the needs of internal and external customers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Participate in process improvement projects. * Work with the Sourcing Managers to created, distribute, and analyze RFQ’s. Participate in or lead reverse auctions. * Support cross functional groups on procurement needs, including cost reduction strategies, RFQ processes, and negotiation. * Perform data analysis on large data sets and provide insights and key findings. * Maintain open lines of communication with suppliers for prompt resolution of quality or delivery problems. * Monitor supplier performance, holds suppliers accountable for performance levels. OTHER NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Help define, establish and improve Purchasing policy and procedures and document it for ISO certification and internal training requirements. * Other duties as assigned.
* Candidate must be in a Junior or higher status working toward a bachelor's degree (or higher) in the fields of Supply Chain, Procurement, or Business. * Proficient in data analysis, with the Microsoft Office Suite, and strong in verbal and written communications. * Knowledge of JIT/demand flow philosophies, and legal issues involved with purchasing a plus. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to sit. The employee may occasionally squat, turn/twist, or reach. The employee is constantly using hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell. The employee must occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment consists of an indoor, work or home office environment with good ventilation, adequate lighting, and low noise levels. /The duties listed in job descriptions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change./
External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check and possible credit history review. Hach 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.
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.
Job Function: Intern
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-CO-Loveland
Req ID: HAC005845