Danaher Corporation Procurement Manager Commercial Operations EMEAI in Nyon, Switzerland

Danaher Company Description
Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.

Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.

If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or atwww.beckmancoulter.com.

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Description
Commercial Operations Comm Ops)Procurement Manager EMEAI The Comm Ops Procurement Manager is a key member of the Strategic Procurement group, supporting the team’s strategic direction and tactical deployment (sourcing) in EMEAI. This position will report to the Senior Manager Procurement in Ireland and will have responsibility for managing stakeholder relationships with various business functions across Beckman Coulter, particularly within the CC/IA Consumables and Hardware commodity areas. The spend to be managed within this commodity is circa $130m. The goal is to build those relationships in order to understand their supply base needs, leading to savings generation and improved value. The position will generate savings project opportunities by working with various Beckman Coulter business units at sites across Europe, including Germany (Krefeld), Switzerland (Nyon), France (Villepinte/Paris), and Italy (Milan). Travel requirements may be frequent, especially in the first several months. She/he must be adept at leading multiple projects simultaneously within a fast-paced, target-oriented environment. The role requires hands-on sourcing implementation from start to finish, along with the ability to engage with stakeholders across several different business functions. The successful candidate will experience in the following areas: Rate negotiation and cost management; services sourcing in categories such as Chemistry, Hardware, Direct and Indirect spend; cost model or should-be pricing development; contract negotiation and drafting; and category strategy development. As an operating company within Danaher, Inc. the Beckman Coulter procurement group is highly aligned with our corporate counterparts. Therefore, the Procurement Category Manager must be comfortable collaborating with other operating companies when the opportunity arises. We utilize the Danaher Business System (DBS) tools whenever possible to drive the Lean concepts of Continuous Improvement (Kaizen), Value-enhancement and Voice-of-the-Customer in context of sourcing activities. The Procurement Category Manager will learn and be an advocate of the DBS. This individual should be growth-oriented, capable of moving up to the next level and willing to make the necessary commitment. Duties: • Identification and preparation of 3rd Party supplier spend projects for competitive bidding • Develop stakeholder engagement with Functional Businesses, including Workshop management • Utilize the Strategic Sourcing method (7-Step Process) and applicable DBS Tools • In-depth analysis of spend data, RFP results and post-negotiation optimization • Contracting with vendors and implementation of selected solutions • Task management of ERP (Oracle) and related Procure-to-Pay activities • Vendor negotiations and supplier relationship management

Qualification
Requirements • BS/BA with 5 years’ experience, or Master’s degree with 3 years’ experience. An educational concentration in Business, Finance or Economics preferred • Experience in a procurement supply chain function with strong preference towards Indirect services or materials sourcing and management • Experience in 3rd party suppliers in the medical sector. • Demonstrable record of attaining cost reductions and working within target-driven environment • Familiarity with the Strategic Sourcing method or other sourcing process/procedures • Strong analytical ability and high competence with Excel and other MS Office tools. • Knowledge of Lean and/or Six Sigma concepts highly desirable

Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Organization: Diagnostics
Job Function: Supply Chain & Logistics
Primary Location: EMEA-Western Europe-Switzerland-Nyon
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: DIA012136