Danaher Corporation Indirect Sourcing Lead - Construction Services, CAPEX Plant & Equipment in Mayfield Heights, Ohio
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Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.
At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.
Cytiva 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.
What you’ll do!• Be a key contact for indirect sourcing requests for the USCAN region.• Provide elite sourcing support for indirect commodities which include but are not limited to Capex (Machine and Building), large-scale capital expansion, construction and improvement projects.• Provide cross country sourcing leadership and support to partners at all levels of the organization• Interact closely with the indirect team to ensure global strategies are deployed optimally in the region.• Drive cost improvements by negotiating with suppliers and report on site key Indirect Sourcing metrics (e.g. savings, Days-to-Pay, etc.)• Lead regular sourcing execution reviews with internal clients.• Facilitate cross-functional workshops and efforts as related to sourcing processes and related cost improvements.• Lead initiatives and projects related to indirect sourcing (e.g . small buy negotiations, supplier rationalizations, VMI, etc) • Drive Simplification projects on sourcing processes and tools. • Conduct training on sourcing processes and serve as main point of contact on sourcing process inquiries.• Drive sourcing process compliance; Provide input to and deployment support of procedures and guidelines as necessary.
Who you are!• MCIPS or equivalent Professional Procurement qualification or BA or BS degree or Associates degree in Business Administration, Economics, Purchasing or equivalent OR High School Diploma/ GED with 9 Years of Related/Relevant Experience.• At least 5 years of experience in Sourcing, Project Management, Finance, or Operations.• Excellent interpersonal communications and negotiation skills with ability to influence at all levels of the organization. • Solid understanding of Capex and construction project requirements and contractual requirements• Strong quantitative and analytical skills; strong PC and database management skills• Strong communication (verbal, written & presentation); skilled in working collaboratively with remote personnel• Strong Project management & process improvement skills.
Desired:• Green or Black Belt certified/ Lean experience• Strong experience with Oracle ERP, SSP, or other purchasing systems.• Experience sourcing EPC, EPCM, and PCM services• Experience leading simplification projects.• Experience in indirect sourcing as a site indirect sourcing leader.
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. We help you realize your life’s potential with a competitive benefits package. At
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