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Danaher Corporation Director : GSCM Materials Planning in Sunnyvale, California

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving health care through fast, accurate diagnostic testing. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, as we develop scalable, groundbreaking solutions to solve the world’s most complex health challenges. Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics, from ideation to development and delivery of testing advancements that improve patient outcomes across a range of settings. As a member of our team, you can make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development.

Cepheid is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Danaher Diagnostics companies. Together, we’re working at the pace of change on diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges, driven by knowing that behind every test there is a patient waiting.

Learn about the Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) which makes everything possible.

The Director: GSCM Materials Planner is responsible for:

  • Ensure material scheduling strategy and processes are in place and work effectively in order to ensure material supply meets production requirements with minimum stock levels, while optimizing cost

  • Accountable for all material planning issues that arise, including over or under delivery and take up immediate actions in the event of material shortages put production at risk

  • Assess volume requirements and manage risk for demand against planning safety stock assumptions, existing inventory, and open orders. Build contingency plans around risk.

  • Proven capable of creating solutions to overcome issues arising in order to meet production requirements and address operational risks

  • Design, develop and implement flexible material processes to provide shortage risk visibility, correct safety stock levels, aid business efficiency, and drive process improvements

  • Design and manage professional and consistent materials planning processes are applied across the business, while ensuring SAP MRP Bill of Materials (BOM) integrity, inventory accuracy and inventory movements are managed daily in accordance to both demand forecasts and consumption levels

  • Oversee responsibility for E&O process to ensure balance sheet has minimum liability

  • Ensure strategic and operational information, reports, and metrics are available to business partners

  • Partner with stakeholders on product change requests, review and communicate impact / risk on material planning and build plan schedules

  • Partner with Purchasing on assessment and sourcing of suppliers to mitigate risk. Active participate in supplier meetings and negotiations to ensure demand for materials is achievable and strategies aligned.

  • Broad expertise in multiple supply chain disciplines, accompanied by expert knowledge and functional management experience in Operations, Sales, Marketing, Finance, HR, and others.

  • Strategy deployment experience. Develop and facilitate organizing and conducting relevant, concise, data driven, professional presentations across organization

  • Strong business acumen with experience leading or advising high-growth or fast-paced companies requiring novel operational programs.

  • Lean Leadership success through implementation of continuous improvement through daily Mgt, Standard Work, Kaizen’s around Problem Solving, Value stream, Heijunka, Poka-yoke, and Gemba.

  • Experience within an FDA regulated industry

  • Travel as required (and when prudent), including internationally

    This position is part of the Supply Chain Organization and will be located in Sunnyvale, CA.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 14+ years of experience OR Master’s/Doctoral degree with 12+ years of experience

  • 4 + years managing others and teams

  • Strong educational credentials in applicable discipline such as Industrial Engineering or Supply Chain (MBA preferred) paired with Functional Supply Chain leadershiership.

Cepheid, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether it’s a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com.

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.

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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