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Danaher Corporation Strategic Sourcing Manager in Medemblik, Netherlands

Find what drives you on a team with a more than 70-year history of discovery, determination, and innovation. As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our products serve a wide range of markets, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here. For the exponentially curious, Pall is a place you can thrive and amplify your impact on the world.

Pall 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.

Do you like to travel? Have you worked as a Strategic Sourcing Manager and want to take the next step in your career? If so this could be a phenomenal opportunity for you!

Main duties:

  • Favorable Net Purchase Price Change within Region, Categories, or Sites of responsibility as Measured via Spend Data Warehouse Setting and achieving bold cost reduction targets year on year for Team.

  • Direct & Indirect Savings "Completed" Measured via Project Deck for Region, Category, or Sites of Responsibility

  • Incremental LCR PVO; Measured as LCR PVO value of projects "Completed" in the financial year within Project Deck.

  • Auction PVO percentage & Pall Exchange. Successful completion w/Award, Multiple Suppliers, Multiple Bids.

  • No. of auctions Effectively Completed in Financial year within Region, Categories, or Site(s) of responsibility.

  • Completion of new Annual Supplier Evaluation Program w/Business Continuity Review at sites Covering 80% of Direct Material PVO within your region or scope of responsibility.

  • Embracement of new Tools & Processes Launched within Strategic Sourcing Function; Project Deck, Auction Site, LCR Process, Total Cost Model, Business Continuity Reviews, and so forth.

  • Completion of Supplier Evaluations per Landmark Schedule and feedback activities per achievement schedule

  • Drive Supplier consolidation

  • Work with NPI to optimise related strategic sourcing activities

  • Understand spend profile, cost drivers and supply market challenges.

  • Improve supplier service levels by integrating key suppliers to the business.

  • Understand and handle risk of supply chain changes.

  • Ensure suppliers understand encouraged performance levels and proficiencies.

  • Ensure clear and independent make versus buy process that constantly challenges the organisation to review it’s in processes.

  • Regularly participate in training and education classes/programs

  • Mentor and develop the Strategic Sourcing Agent

Position proficiencies:

a) Knowledge & Key Skills:

  • Strategic Sourcing Experience (minimum 5 years)

  • Contract negotiation

  • SAP or other ERP usage

  • Mathematical competency

  • Commercial Law

b) Crucial Qualifications/Education:

  • Intermediate+ Excel skill

  • Fluent in business Dutch and English

  • Degree or equivalent level Qualification (not essential if you have experience)

c) Crucial Previous Experience:

  • Supply Chain supporting manufacturing

  • Experience with MRP systems.

  • Familiar with quality system requirements

d) Miscellaneous:

  • Travel will be required inside and outside of EMEA (up to 50% of time)

  • Holiday and sickness cover for department

At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate 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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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 (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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