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Danaher Corporation Senior Sourcing Specialist in Shanghai, China

Be part of something altogether life-changing

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva 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.

What you’ll do

  • Have a solid experience or know how in sourcing, preferably with Direct material commodities (Mechanical, Electrical, Fabrication, OEM products)

  • Develop and execute the local sourcing strategies that delivers a competitive advantage driving the strategic supplier initiatives. This includes supplier selection, development, and supplier consolidation to ensure sourcing optimization and increase “Source in Region for Region and Source from Low Cost Region”

  • Execute IRFR and LCR projects including leading RFX process, supplier selection, supplier qualification, on-boarding, development, and perform the project specific sourcing strategy

  • Develop Country Market Intelligence to enable strategic sourcing decisions will enhance IRFR & LCR requirements

  • Own sourcing execution for assigned commodity(s) or suppliers, including full accountability for buy and meeting saving and cash targets.

  • Performing detailed cost analysis of components & manufacturing processes used by our suppliers to ensure the highest quality at the lowest cost solution.

  • Own sourcing execution for assigned commodity(s) or suppliers, including full accountability for buy and meeting saving and cash targets.

  • Align closely with SCE and SQE to identify and assess supplier capabilities, manage supplier fulfillment and quality performance, and develop improvement strategies to ensure business needs are met

  • Support implementation of the Supplier Sustainability Program and the Supplier Risk Management Program

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science & Engineering from an accredited college or institution

  • 3-5 years sourcing or engineering work experience with technical depth/knowledge in assigned commodities, or 5-8 years of Commercial Sourcing, Supply Chain Operation, or Materials

  • Excellent communication skills and with the ability to manage and develop relationships

  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills

  • High level of analytical skills and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated ability to energize, develop and build rapport at all levels within an organization

  • Self-driven, proven ability to execute and deliver on commitments

  • Ability and willingness to travel as required

  • Fluent in English Languages (written and spoken)

  • DBS experience is a plus


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.At Danaher, 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.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.