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Danaher Corporation Sourcing Agent in Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Find what drives you on a team with a more than 70-year history of discovery, determination, and innovation. As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our products serve a wide range of markets, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here. For the exponentially curious, Pall is a place you can thrive and amplify your impact on the world.

Pall is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and are looking for an opportunity to develop your Procurement career, then we have a phenomenal position for you!

We are seeking a Strategic Sourcing Agent to lead all aspects of Sourcing relating to New Product Introduction for Pall’s Life Science business.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Strategic Sourcing Lead for NPI projects

  • Work as part of a coordinated project team to ensure early sourcing involvement, compliance and alignment to the Strategic Sourcing strategy

  • Supplier search, evaluation and management

  • Draft RFQ documentation, run RFQ events and/or E-bids

  • Evaluation of supplier’s commercial and technical proposals

  • Facilitate partner review meetings to determine best source of supply

  • Responsible for ensuring indirect and direct costs meet value requirements

  • Negotiation of development contracts and/or pricing agreements

  • Liaise with Global Commodity Managers on Commodity strategies

  • Co-ordinate with manufacturing site to ensure PPV/VAVE metrics are met

  • Understand spend profile, cost drivers and supply market challenges

  • Development of key NPI suppliers to support R&D needs

  • Improve supplier service levels by reviewing performance metrics

  • Ensure suppliers understand expected performance levels and competencies

  • Willingness to use existing Pall tools such as I-Source, Auction Site, GVS Process, Total Cost Model, Business Continuity Reviews, DBS, NPI workbook

Position Education and Competencies:

  • Supply Chain/Strategic Sourcing experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience with MRP systems.

  • Familiar with quality system requirements

  • Contract negotiation

  • Mathematical competency

  • Commercial Law

  • Engineering or operations background

    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.

    Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .