Director Materials and Planning
Company: Institute for Credentialing Excellence
Posted on: April 10, 2021
Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE)
DescriptionWondering what's within Beckman Coulter?
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Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be
yourself. At Beckman Coulter, a Danaher company, we're building a
culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives
of all our associates. At first glance, you'll see we are dedicated
to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and
health care forward for more than 80 years. Look again and see we
are invested in you and you'll have the opportunity to build a
significant career, be creative, and try new things with the
support you need to be successful. You'll find the Danaher Business
System , which makes everything possible. You'll also see a company
that investors trust-our culture of continuous improvement has
helped us outperform the S&P 500 by more than 5,000% over the
past 25 years.
And no matter where you look at Beckman Coulter, at the heart of
what we do, you'll witness our shared purpose-helping realize
life's potential-in action. Our work helps improve millions of
We hope you will see yourself here, too.
What you find at Beckman Coulter -and within yourself - might just
change the world!
The Director, Materials & Planning for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics
is responsible for developing a strategic approach to the corporate
procurement and material management process for the purchase of
goods and services. This position also will manage inventory
planning for raw material through finished goods, ensuring
inventory is maintained at optimal levels so company goals and
customer requirements are met.
This is a new position and will be responsible for the management
of strategic and tactical resources in a Beckman Coulter plant.
We need a colleague who has extensive knowledge of integrated ERP
systems, lean manufacturing concepts, material savings, planning,
and warehouse management to help us right-size our inventory,
create levelness in the supply chain and drive our team to
world-class supply chain practices.
You will be an integral part of the Integrated Supply Chain
organization and report to the Sr. Director, Materials and
Planning. This role is located in Miami, FL. If you thrive in a
fast paced operations and customer-focused role and want to work to
build a world-class supply chain organization-read on.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
- Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with key suppliers
and establish effective programs and processes of ensuring "best in
class" supplier performance and on-time delivery.
- Develop and implement sourcing strategies that drive cost
reduction and deliver acceptable quality.
- Enhance internal communication with other departments on cost
reduction, supplier quality improvement initiatives, and localized
- Manage production scheduling and finished good planning teams
to optimize balance of FG inventory velocity and factory level
- Lead continuous improvement projects aimed at improving
planning tools and capabilities
- Drive targeted, sustainable improvement in PPV/MUV, DPO, OTD,
and Working Capital turns and related KPI's/objectives by
maximizing DBS tools and facilitation skills.
The essential requirements of the job include:
- Bachelor's degree 14+ years of experience, or a master's or
doctoral degree with 12+ years of experience, and 4+ years of
managing people. An MBA is a preferred level of education.
- Experience in procurement /purchasing, supplier negotiations,
ERP systems, payment terms, supplier performance management, global
sourcing, buying and supply chain management.
It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
- CPM/CPSM or equivalent certification
- Extensive Knowledge with Lean manufacturing or Six Sigma
philosophies/ practices- Black Belt/ Green Belt highly preferred,
-Kanban Processes/Standard Work
-Work Flow Diagrams/Value Stream Maps
-Kaizen participation or facilitation experience
Beckman Coulter, a Danaher company, 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, 401K savings plans, or paid time off, our programs give to
life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at
danaherbenefitsinfo.com . We believe you'll like what you see!
At Beckman Coulter, we're driven by a sense of wonder for what we
can create-and what we can become. Here, you'll accelerate your
career while driving innovation that improves lives. You'll work
hard, with guidance from committed leaders, powerful DBS tools, and
the support of a global organization. In the Danaher team of 67,000
associates across the globe, your possibilities for growth and
development are unparalleled.
We believe that creativity and innovation thrive when the most
diverse set of voices are heard, and that's why we're taking
concrete steps to ensure that we're fostering an inclusive and
engaging workplace. If you'd like to learn more, read stories from
our associates on our Careers Blog or contact one of our
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided
reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or
interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive
other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to
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 .
- Job ID: 56396965
Miami, Florida, United States
- Position Title: Director Materials and Planning
- Company Name: Danaher
- Job Function: Other
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