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Danaher Corporation Direct Sourcing Lead in Muskegon, Michigan

What you’ll do:

  • The Sourcing Leader is assigned a portfolio of chemicals suppliers and has the responsibility to set up the supply base for the Muskegon site, qualify suppliers, develop, communicate and execute sourcing strategies, both short and long term in conjunction with the sourcing team and supplier quality teams

  • Managing end to end complex sourcing deals including supplier negotiations. Executing strategies to extract efficiencies including supply-side savings and managing demand-side consumption to lower the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for the specified spend portfolio by taking ownership of the agreed and defined priorities as outlined in sourcing scope and proactively drive each to conclusion with little or no instruction

  • Participate in sourcing for new product development and product sustainment projects

  • Deliver strong level performance on sourcing KPIs across DS Resin organization – including Cost, Quality, Delivery, Security of Supply, Sustainability and Service. Highlighting operational, regulatory, and other risks and taking ownership for sourcing issues and actively participating in their resolution

  • Partnering with key business stakeholders to ensure sourced material and services meet the needs of the business. Work collaboratively and proactively to set up and drive cross functional working group as necessary, develop plans, execute, and sustain progress after conclusion of agreed actions. Master the working knowledge of DBS Fundamentals and utilize the Danaher business system tools efficiently

    Who you are:

  • Bachelor's/ Master’s degree in chemistry/ Pharmaceutical/ Biotech/ Engineering discipline, or a Bachelor's/ Master’s degree in business administration (or equivalent knowledge/experience)

  • Strong work experience with technical depth/knowledge in assigned commodities, or strong techno Commercial Sourcing, Supply Chain experience coupled with strong understanding of holistic end-to-end supply chain from both operations, business and sustainability perspective. Pharmaceutical, lifescience, Biotech, IVD sourcing experience preferred

  • Ability to approach problems systematically, develop scalable solutions, execute it and deliver on commitments together with strong stakeholder management and program management skills

  • Demonstrated experience to effectively communicate cross functionally within all levels of the organization at the same time, strategic planner and thinker with ability to support change across organizations

  • Demonstrated ability to support, acknowledge, develop, communicate and implement a strategy to ensure compliance coupled with demonstrated collaboration, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills. This role will have both local and international travel as needed

At Cytiva 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 Cytiva 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.