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Danaher Corporation Material Support Specialist - Nights in Newark, California


An integral part of the System Support Team, the Material Support Specialist will be responsible for the daily support of ERP software at our Newark manufacturing site and collaborate with the Logistics Business Systems team as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to support the design and implementation of automation hardware & software improvements that facilitate operational efficiency.


  • Acts as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for front line ERP support for stockroom operations

  • Resolves low/mid-level user issues with SAP Technical, Security, and Basis teams

  • Assists with the execution of User Acceptance Testing (UAT)

  • Solve complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing ERP solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information

  • Utilizes SAP skills to assist business operations and informal training

  • Will support the business with expediting priority parts and managing a high priority list tracker

  • Ensure production requests are executed properly and in a timely manner. This involves partnering with cross-functional groups such as Quality, Production, and the Materials teams

  • Coordinate timely execution of material being returned due to a Non-conformance

  • General material transactions in SAP under the direction of the Planning department.

  • Develop necessary records, dashboards, and excel files to ensure efficient operations of job function, and report progress

  • Assist in tracking shortages on open TOs, and proactively working with cross-department partners to ensure material flows through the process unimpeded

  • Support inventory management related activities. This includes data mining for transaction history, periodic counts of production floor inventory with quantity discrepancies

  • May assist in order processing and other duties as assigned


Education and Experience (in years):

  • High school degree (or equivalent experience) with 5+ years of related work experience.

Knowledge and skills:

  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with cross functional partners in multiple departments required

  • Solid written and verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to translate and simplify problems of considerable scope and complexity into manageable tasks with measurable requirements

  • Must be highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously and effectively prioritize tasks

  • Must be able to work in a high paced ever-changing dynamic environment

Physical requirements/abilities:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Ability to operate warehouse equipment including but not limited to forklift and pallet jack.


  • Skills in Microsoft Office.

  • DBS knowledge

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and SAP required.

The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.

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