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Supply Chain Manager in Carlsbad, California at Radiometer

Date Posted: 12/30/2018

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Job ID: RAD001712

About Us

At Radiometer, our mission is to help caregivers make diagnostic decisions that save lives. To provide caregivers the insight and confidence that help them arrive at the right diagnostic decisions – decisions that in the end help save lives.
On a yearly basis millions of lives are touched by the information our solutions provide and that’s a fact, we take very seriously; the more critical the setting, the greater the requirements are and that’s why we’ve made it our vision to improve global healthcare with reliable, fast and easy patient diagnoses.
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Our people
At Radiometer, we acknowledge that the information our products provide is often the difference between life and death; an acknowledgement that drives and unites us as a company. From biotech and software specialists to financial controllers and engineers, all 3200 colleagues are committed and dedicated to help realize life’s potential.

If you aspire to be part of a purpose, performance and values driven organization whose mission and vision guide every action, we are eager to hear from you.

Radiometer offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. 

Radiometer 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.

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The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for all direct and indirect material procurement, WIP management and FGI distribution for the SenDx Medical manufacturing locations and the indirect procurement for Radiometer’s sales subsidiaries in the Americas. The role has full responsibility for the business’ supplier management strategy, in addition to the business’ purchasing strategy.  The Supply Chain Manager will own the Sales and Operations Planning process for the organization, in addition to a number of business cost savings and compliance initiatives, such as import / export compliance, PPV, RoHS, REACH and Conflict Minerals.  The Supply Chain Manager will lead a purchasing team of Strategic Buyers and Value Stream Buyers, Order Management, Supplier Quality Management and Shipping and Receiving.

•Develops, leads and improves a global procurement strategy to achieve the lowest landed costs while meeting quality expectations and customer delivery expectations

•Develops, leads and improves a short and long term supplier management strategy using DBS tools to select and monitor the performance of the supply base

•Manages business risk and compliance in the supply chain through dual sourcing arrangements, fixed asset management at suppliers, long term agreements and adherence to import / export, RoHS, REACH and Conflict Mineral requirements.

•Maintains an understanding of technology trends, market forces, cost trends and supply technology road maps.

•Develops, leads and improves a material and inventory management system for RM, WIP and FG inventory

•Develops, leads and improves demand planning via the S&OP process to align financial, operational and material plans.

•Monitors and assesses current supplier quality and OTD performance to identify and assess opportunities for performance and process improvements.

•Monitors existing and new supply chain processes for improvement opportunities in safety, quality, delivery, and cost through lean problem solving methodology and Kiazens.

•Proactively leads root cause/counter-measure resolution as a trained PSP (Problem Solving Process) facilitator.

•Leads cost saving initiatives such as PPV, precious metal hedging, productivity projects, freight savings and indirect spend cost out.  Supports VAVE efforts as well.

•Drives ever-improving results by leveraging DBS tools and change management skills.

•Supports overall business strategy through the alignment of department objectives, tracking of monthly KPIs and utilization of daily management / visual management tools.

•Identifies, leads, evaluates, develops, mentors and retains a high performing team of six direct reports, three dotted line reports and a total organization of 16 associates that meets established targets and standards.  Drives career growth and succession planning within the function.

•Obtains Problem Solving Process (PSP) certification and MBB certification in SQM pillar of the Danaher Reliability System.

•Accountable for SCM specific financial metrics, including; annual budget for the SCM organization, accounts payable (DPO) and P-card utilization. Responsible for material management in the MRP system.

Job Requirements


•Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in Supply Chain Management, Procurement Management or Operations Management, with a minimum of 3 years of direct management experience in one of the above disciplines.
•CPIM certification through APICS or C.P.M certification through ISM
•Experience working in a global, multicultural environment with multiple stakeholders in a collaborative manner.
•Lean manufacturing experience required. Solid knowledge and demonstrated understanding of kanban and other inventory control and replenishment methods.  Experience with value stream mapping, 5S, statistics based problem solving, visual management and standard work required.
•Proven strategic negotiation skills specific to achieving favorable prices, services and long term agreements
•Extensive experience using Gemba focused continuous improvement tools and techniques.
•Good working knowledge of PSI/S&OP processes and use of DMS tools.
•Proficiency with MRP and personal computer applications, required (MS Excel, MS Word, MS Visio, MS Project and Power Point).
•Preferable to have an understanding of GMP for Medical Devices FDA 21 CFR Part 820 Quality System Regulation and ISO 13485 Medical Devices – Quality Management Systems or experience working in a regulated industry

•Minimum BS in Operations Management, Engineering or Supply Chain Management. MSc or MBA preferred. 
Travel (required estimated 10% of time)

•Candidate must be a self-starter with a high sense of urgency and the ability complete tasks in the time frame committed.  Strong analytical skills and applied knowledge of problem solving; Must be able to analyze and resolve complex problems and work cross functionally when doing so.
•Ability to influence others and lead change management processes.
•Superior and demonstrated leadership, team building, communication, presentation, interpersonal, and coaching skills.
•Ability to communicate in a professional and empathetic manner when dealing with internal and external customers.
•Demonstrated ability to facilitate change, work effectively and drive for results in a fast paced and changing environment with multiple priorities.

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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% 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.