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Danaher Corporation Director – Supply Chain Planning IT Systems - Remote in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Note: This position can be remote from anywhere in the United States

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving health care through fast, accurate diagnostic testing. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, as we develop scalable, groundbreaking solutions to solve the world’s most complex health challenges. Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics, from ideation to development and delivery of testing advancements that improve patient outcomes across a range of settings. As a member of our team, you can make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development.

Cepheid is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Danaher Diagnostics companies. Together, we’re working at the pace of change on diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges, driven by knowing that behind every test there is a patient waiting.

Learn about the Danaher Business System which makes everything possible.

The Director – Supply Chain Planning IT Systems is responsible for partnering with Cepheid’s Supply Chain organization to lead the digital transformation of its business processes. This role will collaborate with Planning executives to define and implement business capabilities and technology solutions to enable Cepheid’s growth, including the implementation of an Advanced Planning Solution.

This position is part of the Cepheid’s IT Applications team and will be Remote.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Act as Business Relationship Manager to Global Supply Chain Management’s executives to understand their goals and the business capabilities they require

  • Develop and communicate IT solutions roadmap to address those business needs, in alignment with the overall IT Enterprise Architecture guidelines

  • In collaboration with Supply Chain management, lead the process of getting new requests for IT solutions assessed and prioritized

  • Collaborate with regional IT managers to gain alignment on regional vs global priorities, and to allocate resources accordingly in a matrixed environment

  • Be accountable for successful delivery of all Supply Chain IT projects

  • Lead an internal team of IT professionals as well as external consultants to deliver high quality solutions.

The essential requirements of the job include

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business, or related field or the equivalent in work experience

  • 14 + years of experience in the IT profession passionate about SAP ERP and/or Advanced Planning Systems (APS) design and management

  • 8+ years of demonstrated ability crafting and supporting IT solution for Planning processes (Demand Planning, Distribution Planning, Manufacturing Planning, S&OP, MRP, etc.)

  • 5+ years in a management or supervisory role

  • Experience of Manufacturing and Supply Chain (planning) processes in a global manufacturing and distribution environment

  • Experience integrating Planning systems with SAP ERP

  • Blue Yonder experience

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

  • Life Science / Medical Device industry

  • PMP certification

Cepheid, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether it’s a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com.

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.

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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.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be vaccinated against COVID–19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

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.

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