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Danaher Corporation Sr Strategic Procurement/Sourcing Manager in Miami, Florida

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 Senior Manager – Strategic Procurement position for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is responsible for leading a team focused on strategic commodity management through supplier relationships, supplier risk mitigation, operating margin expansion, and driving optimal total cost of ownership.

This position is part of the procurement department located in Miami, FL, and will be hybrid. At Beckman Coulter, our vision is to relentlessly reimagine healthcare, one diagnosis at a time.

You will be a part of the strategic procurement team and report to the Director of Materials and Planning, responsible for all the Site Commodity Management deliverables, including direct material cost reductions, indirect material (expense) savings management, and all site procurement initiatives for new product development and launch. If you thrive in a diverse, multifunctional supply chain organization with global market impact driving towards building a world-class supply chain organization—read on!

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead Strategic Relationship Management professionals with responsibilities for hardware and consumables for three regional sites

  • Focus on Supply Base Management deliverables for key commodities/suppliers

  • Drive significant Key Performance Indicators (i.e. total cost of ownership, supplier OTD)

  • Improve Operating Margin Expansion/Deliver on cost reduction targets

  • Mitigate supplier risks ensuring material continuity

  • Liaison with corporate commodity leaders and site tactical procurement in implementing strategies

  • Develop into roles with increasing responsibilities

    The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 14+ yrs experience, or Masters with 12+ yrs experience.

  • 5+ years leading and engaging teams (5 or more) to include successful performance management and employee development

  • 5+ Years Procurement Experience within manufacturing

  • Strategic sourcing responsibility for $100+ million for a variety of Commodities- High Mix/Low Volume (plastics, metal, chemical, etc.)

  • History of developing and implementing commodity strategies, supplier relationship management, and supplier selection

  • Proven experience in lean and continuous improvement to include cost reduction performance, etc.

    It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Experience in make vs buy decisions

  • Regulated industry, i.e FDA

At Beckman Coulter we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Beckman Coulter can provide.

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.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. 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.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.