Procurement/Buyer Analyst II in Miami, Florida at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 8/6/2019

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Job ID: BEC015166

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.
Beckman Coulter 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 or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.
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Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


The Procurement/Buyer Analyst II will be responsible for the planning and buying of one or more commodities that support our instrument manufacturing site. This will be done in accordance with our global supplier strategy, selection and relationship management, service, cost and risk mitigation plans. This individual will work closely with Manufacturing, Planning, Manufacturing Engineering, Supplier Quality, and Product Development to ensure an efficient and effective supply of components and sub-assemblies to support instrument manufacturing.
  • This position will manage specific suppliers wholly; some are used across several operating companies requiring coordination with other sites and our Strategic Procurement group to leverage the most favorable outcome for Beckman Coulter. Key Performance Indicators are well established and measure on-time delivery, savings generation and inventory performance. This position reports to the Supervisor, Procurement.
  • Demonstrated Abilities for Consideration: 
  • Drive the analysis and review of demand data to support purchasing and planning decisions both short and long term to ensure continuity of supply.
  • Identify potential savings opportunities and lead cross-functional initiatives to achieve Purchase Price Variance financial goals.
  • Improve inventory performance and drive positive cash flow by expanding our Kanban program, adjusting safety stocks and improving lead times.
  • Manage vendor relationships to develop and foster characteristics of preferred suppliers.
  • Maintain conformance to all Beckman Coulter policies and practices in a FDA regulated environment
  • Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Requirements


  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree plus 2 years experience OR a Master's Degree with 0-2 years of experience is required.
  • A strong track record of driving measurable results working with suppliers in a regulated manufacturing environment. 
  • A minimum of two years in a procurement capacity is needed to ensure success.
  • Strong ERP acumen with good analytical abilities. 
  • Experience managing a diverse set of worldwide suppliers and the ability to communicate our needs as it relates to quality, total cost, delivery and compliance.
  • Able to analyze and evaluate spend data from imperfect historical data, and to develop logical sourcing strategies and fact-based options.
  • Experience working with Oracle system is preferred.

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 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 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 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.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.