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Danaher Corporation Upstream Hardware Sourcing Leader in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Help us improve access to life-changing therapies that can transform human health

We are Cytiva, a global provider of technologies and services that advance and accelerate the development and manufacture of therapeutics. Formerly part of GE Healthcare, we have a rich heritage tracing back hundreds of years, and a fresh beginning since 2020.

Our customers undertake life-saving activities. These range from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, biologic drugs, and novel cell and gene therapies. Our job is to supply the tools and services - the pots, pans, soups and sauces - they need to work better, faster and safer, leading to better patient outcomes.

We are looking for a Sourcing Leader to work with our expert Sourcing team across the world. Do you have a passion for sourcing? Then we would love to hear from you.

What you’ll do

  • Leading the development & execution of the local sourcing strategies that delivers a competitive advantage driving the strategic supplier initiatives. This includes supplier selection, development, and supplier consolidation to ensure sourcing optimization and overall supplier performance.

  • Lead the development of savings pipeline and sourcing execution for assigned commodity(s) or suppliers, including full accountability for buy and meeting deflation and cash targets.

  • Performing detailed cost analysis of components & manufacturing processes used by our suppliers to ensure highest quality at the lowest cost solution.

  • Proactive risk assessment of the supply base and development/ execution of mitigation strategies to reduce Single/Sole source risk, secure growth/capacity, and ensure security of supply.

  • Monitoring supplier quality and delivery performance and developing improvement strategies to ensure business needs are met.

  • Partnering with key business stakeholders to ensure sourced material and services meet the current and anticipated needs of the business.

  • Lead sourcing contract negotiations as part of a cross-functional team.

Who you are

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or technical discipline, or a Bachelor's degree with 5 years' work experience in sourcing or procurement or 9 years work experience in sourcing or procurement.

  • 3 years’ work experience with technical depth/knowledge in assigned commodities, or 3 years of Commercial Sourcing, Supply Chain or Engineering experience

  • Prior experience in communicating with external suppliers, and proficiency in negotiating and executing commercial contracts

  • High level of analytical skills and experience in driving global tender processes

  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally up to 15% of time

  • Excellent negotiations skills and analytical skills with the ability to manage and develop supplier relationships

  • Proven ability to execute and deliver on commitments

Who we are

Whatever your role, we bring purpose and challenge into our everyday work. If you are driven to make the world a better place thanks to science and medicine, you’ll feel right at home here. If you’re flexible, curious and relentless, you’ll belong. If you are excited about a global culture, this can be the place to further your career.

Want to know more? Experience life at Cytiva on our Careers website, Instagram channel and LinkedIn page!

Cytiva is a 3.5 billion USD global life sciences leader with over 7000 associates across 40 countries who are dedicated to our mission to help us improve access to life-changing therapies that transform human health. As a trusted partner to customers that range in scale and scope, Cytiva brings efficiencies to research and manufacturing workflows, ensuring the development, manufacture and delivery of transformative medicines to patients.

Cytiva is part of the Danaher family of companies, a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improving quality of life

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.