Beckman Coulter Life Sciences

Procurement Specialist (f/m/d)

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences

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Beckman Coulter Life Sciences’ mission is to empower those seeking answers to life’s most important scientific and healthcare questions. With a legacy spanning 80+ years, we have long been a trusted partner to our customers, who are working to transform science and healthcare with the next groundbreaking discovery. As part of our team of more than 2,900 associates across 130 countries, you’ll help drive our vision of accelerating answers—and our commitment to excellence.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

Do you want to work in highly motivated, knowledgeable and target oriented team? Do you enjoy working with people and be responsible for the management of direct and indirect products / materials suppliers? Then read on!

We are currently seeking a Procurement specialist (w/m/d) who will be responsible for the management of direct and indirect products and materials suppliers. In this role you will be responsible for the improvement of supplier performance, cost reduction, risk reduction and supplier relationship management. Supplier selection, contract management and price negotiation based on internal requests will also be part of the job.

In this role, this will be your responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and make recommendations on buying and selling decisions for new and existing products.
  • Engage with innovation and engineering teams to ensure new product success.
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers to ensure stock coverage and minimize costs.
  • Monitor prices of main materials; analyze impact based on annual usage and present results to management for budgeting purposes.
  • Identify key sources and encourage suppliers to remain competitive, to obtain the best value (quality, lead time, cost and service).

The required qualifications for the job include:

  • Knowledge of best practices and awareness of the competition and factors that differentiate them in the market.
  • Bachelor’s degree + 3-5 years of work experience in procurement or strategic sourcing.
    Additional training would be a plus (for example a background in engineering, Purchasing Negotiation, MBA, etc.).
  • Fluent Oral and written in German and English .
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel Power BI to create and manipulate spreadsheets and analyze data.
  • Enjoy travelling to France from time to time (and USA/China once a year).

At Beckman Coulter Life Sciences we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Beckman Coulter Life Sciences can provide.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

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.

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