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Danaher Corporation Senior Buyer in Indianapolis, Indiana

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.

Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.

If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or at www.beckmancoulter.com.

Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Senior Buyer will lead all aspects of the successful purchasing of medical device components to support manufacturing and ensure ongoing competitiveness and profitability. This position will work directly with domestic and international suppliers to develop strong business relationships and establish a supplier base as a platform for future growth.

Nature of Role: Reporting to the Senior Manager of Procurement, this person will be a key member of a core team that includes experienced professionals in Engineering, Commodity Management, Supplier Quality and Manufacturing in a fast pace environment. While managing KanBan ordering process, this is also a broad-based role incorporating supplier communications, negotiation, document preparation, records management, financial administration, scheduling, inventory management, and general problem solving. The successful candidate will be a key team member in developing standard processes and in the support of ongoing manufacturing operations.

Requirements

  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in purchasing/procurement or related field.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in business or in a technical field with experience in purchasing is preferred.

  • This position requires outstanding organizational and follow-through skills, strong interpersonal and communication skill, and a proven ability to work independently.

The following experience are preferred:

  • Knowledge of International procurement & shipping (total cost model)

  • Negotiation skills

  • Knowledge of Oracle or other business operations/purchasing system

  • Experience with total cost of material sourcing and procuring

  • Experience with complex supply chains and inventory management systems

  • Manage multiple projects with high fluidity of priorities changes

  • Proven experience and results in negotiating with suppliers

  • Strong analytical skills, initiative, judgment and problem solving ability

  • Strong Computer Skills Required -Advanced skills in Microsoft Products; including advanced-level skills in Excel

  • Fluency in secondary language such as Chinese or Spanish

  • Technical background or understanding

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.

Accommodations

Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 202-419-7762 or e-mail applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.

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