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Danaher Corporation Materials Procurement and Planning Supervisor in San Jose, California

Do you want to help advance scientific discovery, improving quality of life around the world? We do, too.

Molecular Devices has the opportunity to be the innovation partner that empowers scientists to fast-track research breakthroughs, leading to earlier diagnoses and safer drug treatments. We’re a dynamic, female-led life science solutions provider of high-performance bioanalytical measurement systems, software, and consumables. With Molecular Devices, you’ll grow your career with best-in-class teams in a culture of collaboration engagement, diversity, and inclusion.

Molecular Devices 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.

Job Summary:

The Materials Procurement and Planning Supervisor is responsible for leading the procurement team’s material flow for all production lines in the San Jose manufacturing facility, coordinating closely with our Shanghai manufacturing facility and our service department to help meet our company’s materials key performance indicators, and for instrument order fulfillment globally. They will own key metrics including inventory reduction, part shortage reduction, freight savings, cycle count write off reduction, and on-time-delivery.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Own Inventory to achieve our company’s Inventory reduction and On Time Delivery targets to ensure our company meets or exceeds its metrics

  • Mentoring/leading Materials team though performance & development objectives, holding daily management meetings, and driving high engagement scores to build a working environment that encourages the team for efficient performance

  • Reduce freight costs, work order variances, PO Liability, and cycle count write offs to help improve company profit margins

  • Create Supplier lead time reduction funnel (as well as applying VSM, TPI, PSPs tools and Kaizens) to continuously generate ideas that become action plans you will drive the team to execute to help achieve inventory targets

  • Drive part shortage reduction (frequency and time) through root cause analysis to allow production to achieve their build plan schedule

Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of buying & planning experience

  • Minimum of 1 year in leadership role or equivalent experience

  • 2+ years of experience using Oracle

Skills and Attributes

  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables, VLOOKUPS, and simple formulas)

  • Strong attention to detail

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 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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