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Global Sourcing Manager in Concord, Ontario at SCIEX

Date Posted: 4/15/2019

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Job ID: SCI003203

About Us

SCIEX – An operating company within Danaher’s Life Sciences platform

SCIEX helps to improve the world we live in by enabling scientists and laboratory analysts to find answers to the complex analytical challenges they face. Our leadership in LC-MS and CE-MS have made us a trusted partner globally to those who are focused on basic research, drug discovery, food and environmental testing, forensic toxicology, clinical research and diagnostics. With over 40 years of innovation, we continue to redefine what is achievable in routine and complex analysis.

We are seeking smart, team-oriented people who have purpose and are committed to helping us deliver Answers for Science. Knowledge for Life. ™ Our global team, located on every continent, is our greatest strength, bringing diverse perspectives and breakthrough thinking. With the power of the Danaher Business System behind us, it’s our people who have made us the industry leader. Come join our winning team. Visit us at

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

Sciex 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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Responsible for the overall strategy and relationship with commodity, subsystem and/or tier 1 vendors within Key Technology Commodity Category, including:
  • Work closely with Technical Vendor Manager (TVM) to formulate & implement acquisition supply base strategy
  • Has ownership of the overall success of the relationship between SCIEX and the suppliers.
  • Key liaison between SCIEX and its suppliers with responsibility to define and manage strategic vendors & partners.
  • Drive forward the strategy through Supply Chain transfers and consolidation of Commodity spend in Asia (where applicable)
  • Be the single point of contact for issues that may arise under commodities in charge, ensuring that ownership and accountability are clearly established and communicated for resolution.
  • Be knowledgeable of the industry and the state of the suppliers’ business and the supply market overall.
  • Drive improvements in supplier quality with SQE.
  • Selects vendors to use in our products, based on technical and business considerations (Vendor Selection Processes). QDCIB matrix.
  • Owns the overall Commodity spent and is responsible to secure savings in line with annual objectives. 
  • Devise and communicates broadly within SCIEX a common Global Supply Chain Strategy which meets the needs of all business areas and sites.
  • Support and manage Purchasing team members to deploy the strategy and respond to operational feedback.
  • Assist on Operational issues with suppliers located in Canada as required
  • Ensure compliance of operations within area of concern with all relevant EHS regulatory requirement and SCIEX safety policies, procedures and guidelines. 
  • Other duties/ ad hoc tasks as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required. Degree in Engineering or Business is preferred.
  • Commercial skills and contracts composition experience.
  • A minimum of 7+ years of Supply Management end to end experience.
  • Good negotiator and decision maker.
  • Sound judgment and ability to compromise when necessary.
  • Knowledge of supply chain BOM structures - tier 1 systems to lower level commodities.
  • Detailed technical and commercial knowledge of at least three Commodity categories.
  • Knowledgeable in Mechanical and/or Electrical commodity market.
  • International management and multi-cultural experience.
  • Willingness to travel; occasionally for extended periods.
  • Ability to influence the organization and manage team players
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Danaher Corporation Overview

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