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Procurement Support Specialist (temp. and part-time) in Amersfoort, Netherlands at Ormco

Date Posted: 2/14/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: ORM001513

About Us

Since 1960, Ormco, one of the many successful companies owned by Danaher Corporation, has been developing, manufacturing, and marketing a broad line of orthodontic appliances and related products for sale in the U.S. and abroad. Ormco provides orthodontists with brackets, wires, adhesives, and ancillary supplies used through the course of treatment.

Ormco believes the direct contact of its sales force with orthodontists facilitates the identification and verification of market trends and new product opportunities. Ormco works closely with orthodontists to improve existing products and develop new products primarily through its Champion programs in which selected orthodontists assist Ormco in designing, developing and ultimately educating users on new product and technique innovations.


The mission of the Procurement Support Specialist is to support DHR OpCos in Europe to act legally and lawfully in compliance with export and import regulations as well as with the relevant policies of the Corporation. Interfacing with the Company’s suppliers to collect the data needed for a correct valuation of the Company’s products portfolio, he/she helps in protecting company from the risk of breaching the law and supports potential duty savings.

The position is temporary (approx. 6 months), part-time (5 days, 4 hrs) and located in Amersfoort, The Netherlands.

Contacts third parties vendors in order to obtain essential data for products classification of DHR goods as well as documentation for compliance;

Manages vendors‘ request of clarifications providing explanations on custom laws and regulations;

Maintains and keeps updated the Item Master with the information collected from suppliers;

Keeps accurate records of the documents received from vendors;

Assists with transferring the data collected from suppliers in the format requested by business to allow Trade Compliance function to determine the origins of Company’s goods;

Assists in monitoring and tracking vendors replies.

Works collaboratively with the Trade Compliance functions and other Supply Chain professionals to reach the goals.

Job Requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1 year experience in procurement or supply chain
  • Fluent in English. German/Italian is a plus.
  • General knowledge of business principles and practices and relationship principles and practices;
  • Ability to perform cradle-to-grave data collection work;
  • Experience in working with Excel.
  • Ability to provide support to third party vendors on trade compliance topics;
  • Ability to write and speak clearly and concisely using proper language and grammar;
  • Ability to effectively manage workload within tight time settings;
  • Ability to promptly respond with courtesy to requests from vendors and coworkers and work proactively to resolve issues;
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment in applying laws, regulations, policies and procedures;

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.