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Danaher Corporation Sourcing Leader in Uppsala, Sweden

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. Your health and wellbeing are important to us and together we will not compromise on safety in the workplace or the environment.

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

The Sourcing Leader is assigned a portfolio of chemicals suppliers and has the responsibility to develop, communicate and execute sourcing strategies, both short and long term. We are focused on cost efficient supplies while at the same time having a high priority on security of supply and quality. In close collaboration with internal stakeholders, i.e. Manufacturing, R&D and Product Management, the Sourcing Leader participates in New Product Introduction projects as well as activities related to quality and fulfilment. In order to meet all business needs, the applicant will co-operate with the Supplier Quality organization to continuously monitor and develop our suppliers’ capabilities.

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or in chemistry discipline, or a Bachelor’s degree in business administration (or equivalent knowledge/experience).

  • Strong work experience with technical depth/knowledge in assigned commodities, or strong Commercial Sourcing, Supply Chain or Engineering experience.

  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally occasionally.

  • Experience from the Life Science industry is an advantage.

  • Ability to energize, develop and build rapport at all levels within an organization.

  • Excellent negotiations skills and analytical skills with the ability to manage and develop supplier relationships.

  • Proven ability to execute and deliver on commitments.

  • Experience implementing complex supply chains.

    This position is based at our site in Uppsala, Sweden. We apply a hybrid work model with the flexibility to partly work from home.

    Interviews will happen continuously, we look forward to your application today!

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.