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Danaher Corporation Buyer Planner - Supply Chain (m/f/d) in München, Germany

Wondering what’s within Beckman Coulter Diagnostics? Take a closer look.

At first glance, you’ll see that for more than 80 years we’ve been dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and healthcare forward. Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. We’re building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates. Look again and you’ll see we are invested in you, providing the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and try new things with the support you need to be successful.

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

The Buyer Planner - Supply Chain for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is responsible for m anaging vendors to ensure continuity of material supply.

This position is part of the Materials and Planning department located in Munich, Baierbrunn and will be on-site. At Beckman Coulter, our vision is to relentlessly reimagine healthcare, one diagnosis at a time.

If you thrive in a fast paced, supporting role and want to work to build a world-class supply chain organization—read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Manage vendors to ensure continuity of material supply in order to maintain uninterrupted production and in accordance with purchasing and inventory policies. Manage inventory levels in order to meet set inventory targets with the minimum risk of obsolescence

  • Place purchase orders & updates, manage call-offs and monitor vendor performance. Ensure all Oracle system messages are acted upon in a timely and efficient manner and all system data records are accurate and up to date

  • Material requirements planning for selected products/suppliers and effective scheduling of responsible production areas

  • Identification of potential procurement problems, taking the necessary precautions and communicating these issues to the Logistics and relevant Departmental Managers

  • Ensure that scrap, rework, returns etc ... are identified and the necessary vendor communications take place to obtain credit or replacement in line with purchasing policy

    The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Business Degree or equivalent Supply Chain Management Certification (e.g. APICS) or Diploma and a couple of years’ experience in a relevant Buyer/Planner position or supply chain management

  • Firm grasp of lean manufacturing and pull system principles for managing inventory

  • Ability to work in a methodical and accurate manner

  • Proficient in ERP (preferable Oracle), EXCEL and Power Point

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in German and English

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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