Sourcing Analyst

Danaher Torrance , CA 90501

Posted 2 months ago

Phenomenex is a global technology leader committed to developing novel analytical chemistry solutions that solve the separation and purification challenges of researchers in industrial, clinical, government and academic laboratories. From drug discovery and pharmaceutical development to food safety and environmental analysis, Phenomenex chromatography products, technical services and chemical reference standards accelerate science and help researchers improve global health and well-being.

Selected by the Wall Street Journal as an "Exceptional Workplace," Phenomenex is defined by its passionate people, dynamic culture and distinctive ingenuity. These common characteristics unify the Phenomenex companies worldwide behind our mission "to promote the growth, prosperity and well-being of those we serve - our customers, our employees, and humanity.

Key responsibilities

  • Support the Procurement team in all efforts related to achieving Key Performance Indicators (KPI's), primarily with respect to Supplier Quality, Delivery, Cost and Service

  • Produce sound analytics, reports, and tools for Supplier Delivery trends, as well as recommendations for focal points to improve overall supply base On-Time Delivery performance

  • Analyze and provide thorough insight of Supplier Cost, in an effort to recommend the best Total Cost of Ownership through extensive utilization of Danaher Cost Management tools

  • Own all Procurement aspects of the New Part Creation (NPC) process that relates to activation of new items in support of New Product Development (NPD) launches and Marketing Campaigns

  • Lead the Procurement portion of Supplier Qualification, Classification, Approval and On-Boarding Process

  • Improve existing Procurement Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and create additional SOP's that define standard methodologies for all Procurement processes in order to standardize and simplify workflows

  • Creation and improvement of existing Procurement systems and reporting, including but not limited to Supplier Scorecards, Dashboards for better Visual Management of KPI's, transactional processing of Purchase Orders, and others as requested

  • Develop and execute project plans with respect to sourcing strategies that contribute to Global Savings targets

  • Negotiate Long-Term Agreements with top suppliers to mitigate supply chain risk and improve supplier performance potential

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

  • Champion Commodity Team initiatives throughout OpCo

Internal Relationships:

  • Reports to the Procurement Manager

  • Interacts with various Procurement team members frequently (Buyer/Planners, Materials Manager, Sourcing Analyst, Planning Team, and others)

  • Interacts with Segment Ops / other Danaher Procurement professionals

External Relationships:

  • May be asked to connect with and visit suppliers to establish the appropriate commercial framework for OpCo's needs and to relay the required processes for doing business


  • YoY improvement in supplier Delivery and Cost

  • Reduction in supplier leads times, MOQ's, and inventory

  • Successful project management through execution of Purchase Price Variance (PPV) and Value Analysis, Value Engineering (VAVE)

  • Improvement of working capital (DPO)

  • Supplier Consolidation/Rationalization

  • Reducing Non-Value Add (NVA) time allocation in Systems/SOP's

  • Funnel Management

Iv. Requirements for the position

  • Education: Bachelor degree required. Advanced business degree (e.g. MBA) beneficial

  • Experience: 1 to 3 years overall business experience in manufacturing, sourcing, logistics, supply chain, or other procurement roles

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

V. Most important competencies required

  • Teamwork - to lead a number individuals on projects and in strategic sourcing approach

  • Ability to Influence others - to inform, convince, and persuade others to action on key initiatives of the commodity team

  • Results orientation - must deliver hard dollar results

  • Technical excellence - must possess the technical skills vital to be seen as credible

  • Developing organizational talent - to develop fellow associates

  • Effective planning, organization, and leadership skills

  • 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 communicated articulately, with a clear vision and concise approach

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

  • Ability & willingness to achieve excellent results with minimal supervision

English fluency required. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to optimal present information, influence, persuade, and respond to questions from groups of executives, managers, peers, and suppliers. Additional language skills are beneficial. Minimum travel expected 10% is required and may be exceeded these levels at times. Travel regions may include but are not limited to Europe, the US, and countries in Asia or South America.

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:


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 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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