r. Commodity Manager, Biochem

Danaher   •  

Chaska, MN

11 - 15 years

Posted 212 days ago

Job ID: BEC009053

Description

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES



• Develop and execute the procurement strategy for BIOCHEM commodity.

 

• Achieve world-class results in quality, delivery, cost, and working capital.

 

• Develop, integrate and manage preferred suppliers for BIOCHEM commodity to meet global requirements.

 

• Develop and implement “best-in-class” supply chain processes and procedures.

 

• Dotted line responsibility for coordination of activities of other commodities and procurement professionals.

 

• Ensure usage of Danaher’s preferred supplier contracts in order to maximize QDC-results & to comply with respective policies

 

• Lead workshops and kaizens, training acquisition associates on BECKMAN COULTER, INC sourcing tools & processes

 

• Provide coaching, mentoring and support to BIOCHEM team members.

 

• Participate in teams led by Danaher Corporate commodity leaders, as appropriate

 

• Champion BIOCHEM Commodity Team initiatives throughout BECKMAN COULTER, INC.




Internal Relationships:

 

• Reports to the SENIOR MANAGER, GLOBAL PROCUREMENT

 

• Interacts with the Danaher  Segment Leader/CORP. CTL

 

• Interacts with various strategic sourcing associates (BIOCHEM Team,

 

Corporate Procurement, Manufacturing and Materials Management executives)

 

• Interacts with Segment Ops/Procurement professionals.

 

• Manages and Leads the Global BIOCHEM team

 

• Engages directly with newly acquired companies to ensure their rapid assimilation into the BECKMAN COULTER, INC. strategic sourcing processes.



 External Relationships:

 

• Frequently communicates with, and visits suppliers to establish the appropriate commercial framework for BECKMAN COULTER’S needs and to relay the required processes for doing business with Danaher companies

 

• Frequently communicates/negotiates with suppliers who are competitors or customers.




MEASUREMENTS

 

• YoY improvement in supplier quality and delivery.

 

• YoY cost improvements of 5-10%.

 

• Reduction in supplier lead times, MOQ’s and improvement in inventory turns.

 

• Improvement of working capital (DPO)

 

• Supplier Consolidation.

 

• Ensuring contract coverage equaling/exceeding 80% of category value




Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION



• Education - Bachelordegreerequired, preferably in Chemistry, Biomedical or related areas. Advanced business degree (e.g. MBA) beneficial

 

• Experience – 10 to 15years overall business experience with at least 5years of that in manufacturing engineering, sourcing, logistics, supply chain, or procurement roles. 

 

• Functional Training - Demonstration of continuing education in sourcing and supply chain.



MOST IMPORTANT COMPETENCIES REQUIRED



• Teamwork - must be able to lead a number of cross-BECKMAN teams to complete their assignments and reach their goals.

 

• Ability to Influence others - must be able to inform, convince, and persuade others to action on key initiatives of the BIOCHEM commodity team.

 

• Results orientation - must deliver hard dollar results.

 

• Technical excellence - must possess the technical skills necessary to be seen as credible within Beckman and DHR by peers and managers.

 

• Developing organizational talent - must be able to develop BIOCHEM commodity team members.

 

• Effective planning, organization, and leadership skills, including managing global cultural differences.

 

• Excellent written & verbal communication skills

 

• Strong analytical background including experience with tools such as Excel & Access

 

• Ability & experience interfacing at all levels of the organization

 

• Ability to articulate clear vision and convey a sense of urgency

 

• Ability & willingness to work in a matrix organization with direct & indirect reporting relationships

 

• Ability & willingness to achieve excellent results with minimal supervision.