Job ID: BEC009363
At Beckman Coulter, we are dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory. For more than 80 years, we have been a trusted partner for laboratory professionals, helping to advance scientific research and patient care. We do challenging work on a global scale, and are invested in growing our associates’ careers. We embrace continuous improvement, and are passionate about moving science and healthcare forward.
We have a vital role at Beckman Coulter: our focus on innovation, reliability and efficiency has led us to become the partner of choice for clinical, research and industrial customers all over the world.
Beckman Coulter is a Danaher company, operating in two industries: Diagnostics and Life Sciences.
Job Description Summary
Provides insightful information on industry trends for assigned commodities that may affect quality, cost, availability and/or risk.
Leads a global, multi-site commodity team effort to manage risk, improve services, processes, reduce costs and/or leverage company assets.
Manages key and high risk suppliers to ensure continuous flow of materials and minimize company liability.
Drives global sourcing strategy and related KPI’s to deliver best total cost of ownership to worldwide manufacturing sites.
Independently develops and executes sourcing workshops at or across manufacturing sites
Leads a procurement team to achieve assigned objectives.
May act as a liaison with business units in high visibility projects.
Reports to Sr. Manager, Corporate Strategic procurement
May be located Chaska or MN, Miami FL.
Is responsible for global sourcing of >$100m in Metallic components with a focus on quality, supply continuity, service and best total cost.
Leads supplier negotiations and contract development and management with team members to obtain Quality, Delivery and Cost objectives
Interacts with internal and external stake holders
Builds strategic partnerships across company including site operations, procurement, quality, commercial operations, and Danaher Corporate Procurement. Leverages effective working relationships to improve YOY performance objectives.
Adheres to policies and procedure
Skills & Experience
Minimum 3-5years experience in international manufacturing/supply chain sourcing from Asia or similar low cost region
Excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills
Intermediate to advanced competency in MS Excel, Powerpoint, and Word
Ability to interact and influence at all levels of organization
Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 40%
Bachelor’s degree in field with 14+ years experience OR
Master’s degree in field with 12+ years experience OR
Doctoral degree in field with 9+ years experience