Danaher Corporation Buyer/Procurement Engineer (f/m) in Warsaw, Poland
Danaher Company Description
Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.
Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.
Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.
Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.
To learn more about Pall, please visitwww.pall.com/green.
_Summary:_ * To support the Ops Team in Central and East Europe for OTP and on budget execution of projects * There is no back up plan for the Procurement Engineer based in the UK. This presents a high risk to the business in case the Procurement Engineer decides to leave the business or is out of station. * To develop the local supply base in Low Cost Regions in East Europe for better costing and sourcing * Maintain business relationship with the suppliers that supports the overall goals of the business * Buyer needs to be based in Poland to work with the local execution team and have the ability to speak German, Polish and English to manage and maintain local suppliers in Poland and Germany. _Main Tasks:_ * Solicit bids from vendors, review vendors’ responses and coordinate with the discipline engineers to clarify pre-bid queries for compliance with requirements, perform pricing analysis, and recommend contract awards that result in best value procurement. * Prepare commercial bid evaluations, conduct commercial negotiations and conclude on techno commercial requirements. * Draft, handle and negotiate all commercial matters pertaining to Purchase Orders. Obtain award acceptance from bidders. Perform pre walk on checklist to make vendors understand the scope. * Handle and negotiate variations and claims arising after placement of orders. Locate and source with alternate vendors in case of problems with primary vendors. * Ensure goods are shipped on-time to customer requested date, On Time Delivery (OTD) * Handle shipments with the freight forwarder and ensure that all shipping documents, bill of lading, certificate of origin, etc. are correct for smooth movement of materials. * Develop Project Procurement Plans and manage the execution of them. * Teaming up with Applications Engineering on firm bids and helping create the As Sold Materials Budget and developing the associated Project Procurement Plan, which break-out the costing of the major material categories and defines the sourcing strategies that will be executed should we be awarded the project. * Ensure materials are purchased at or below the budget / standard cost to drive material savings and enhance the as booked gross margins on our projects * Utilize advanced negotiation concepts to fully maximize our material savings potential * Implement pricing agreements as required with key suppliers. * Manage and control material master data. * Improve working capital by extending payment terms and procuring materials Just In Time (JIT) to meet project requirements. * Work with accounting department in resolution of invoicing issues. * Identify, evaluate and monitor risks to PALL related to selection of alternate vendor proposals * To ensure the commodity strategy is applied in supplier selection. * Select and qualify suppliers as per the corporate processes and tools and coordinate with Quality Department, * Perform a vendor evaluation and site audit when required with the vendor. * Develop the regional supply base to ensure Pall’s business objectives are met for both direct material and outsourced services. * Maintain existing vendor relationship and initiate potential new vendor relationship Continuously improve supplier performance and relationships through a documented and quantitative Supplier Evaluation Program. Be the principal contact for all commercial and contractual matters * Handle other tasks as assigned from time to time
_Qualifications:_ * Have a good understanding on the Oil & Gas industry * Team player who is able to drive and deliver results under pressure * Strong communication & conflict resolution skills * Strong commercial acumen * Proven track record of conducting successful negotiations resulting in significant cost * savings * Good understanding of contracts and assessment of risks on terms & conditions. * Proficient in the use of MS Office computer applications including Word, Excel and Power * Point. * SAP experience * Speaks German, Polish and English
Danaher Corporation Overview
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 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 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.
Job Function: Supply Chain & Logistics
Primary Location: EMEA-Eastern Europe-Poland-MZ-Warsaw
Req ID: FTA000107