Analyst I Procurement in Miami, Florida at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 8/11/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: BEC011614

About Us

At Beckman Coulter, we are dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory. For more than 80 years, we have been a trusted partner for laboratory professionals, helping to advance scientific research and patient care. We do challenging work on a global scale, and are invested in growing our associates’ careers. We embrace continuous improvement, and are passionate about moving science and healthcare forward.

We have a vital role at Beckman Coulter: our focus on innovation, reliability and efficiency has led us to become the partner of choice for clinical, research and industrial customers all over the world.

Beckman Coulter is a Danaher company, operating in two industries: Diagnostics and Life Sciences. 


The Analyst I Procurement 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.

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

  • 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

  • Maintain conformance to all Beckman Coulter policies and practices
    in a FDA regulated environment

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 0-2 years of experience
  • Strong track record of driving measurable results working with suppliers in a regulated manufacturing environment
  • Minimum of one year in a procurement capacity is needed to ensure success
  • Strong Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) acumen with good analytical abilities. We operate within an Oracle business platform


  • Master’s Degree or MBA 
  • 2 years experience 
  • FDA experience

  • 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.