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Sourcing Analyst

Company: Danaher
Location: Torrance
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:


You may not have heard of chromatography, the science of separation, but it's likely affected your life. Phenomenex's chromatography products advance the future of scientific analysis and investigation, ensuring the quality of essentials like your food, water, shampoo, and even cold medication. We strive to provide the best tools and resources possible to help researchers improve global health and well-being, including award-winning liquid chromatography, gas chromatography, and sample preparation products. Be part of our global success, centered on a commitment to developing novel analytical chemistry solutions, unique marketing, and exceptional customer service and support.

Phenomenex is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we're pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

General summary:

Are you ready for the next step in your Procurement career? The Sourcing Analyst position will provide strategic and tactical leadership of sourcing across Phenomenex and develop & implement sourcing strategies that are aligned with business needs for quality, delivery, cost, and growth. The Sourcing Analyst will develop and execute sourcing strategies for various Direct Material commodities. Achieve outstanding results in Quality, Delivery, and Cost. Develop, integrate and lead preferred suppliers to meet global requirements through systematic performance ratings

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement "best-in-class" supply chain processes and procedures
  • Long-Term Agreement negotiation to mitigate supply chain risk and ensure adherence to all key metrics
  • Leading workshops and kaizens
  • Utilize Danaher Procurement sourcing tools & processes. Perform regular reporting of PPV, Supply continuity risks, and cost impact. Support mitigation and contingency plans of supply continuity disruptions.
  • Provide coaching, mentoring, and support to Commodity and Procurement team members and participate in teams led by Corporate Commodity leaders.
  • Develop and lead execution of margin expansion projects


  • YoY improvement in supplier Quality, 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
  • Ensure Contract Coverage exceeding 80%
  • Risk Management through robust analysis and contingency planning
  • Funnel Management

Knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Bachelor degree preferred with 1 - 3 years of experience in manufacturing, engineering, sourcing, logistics, supply chain, or procurement roles.
  • Demonstration of continuing education in sourcing and supply chain
  • Intermediate level of experience with Excel

When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you'll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we'll empower you to push the boundaries of what's possible.

If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time to find out.


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.

Keywords: Danaher, Torrance , Sourcing Analyst, Other , Torrance, California

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