Goal of the Position:
The Senior Buyer manages a Junior buyer and Lead Buyer. The Senior Buyer is responsible for buying indirect materials, and services, ensuring best practice during the purchase to pay process and conformity with global policies and guidelines.
+ Acquire favorable terms, volume discounts and long-term contracts with suppliers;
+ Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for the procurement of goods, services and supplies for customer-related business processes or for internal use;
+ Conducts full development life cycle including interviews of users, development of requirements documents, creating design specifications and implementation of requirements;
+ Drive ongoing supplier optimization and continuous improvement.
Education, Skills and Competencies:
+ Higher Education;
+ Purchasing experience;
+ Familiar with Supply Chain, Planning, Procurement or Logistics activities for Manufacturing Engineering;
+ In-depth knowledge of ERP systems, preferably SAP;
+ Proficient in English. French and/or German are considered an advantage:
+ Able to build bridges with internal & external customers & suppliers;
+ Eye for business.
Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate 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.
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.