Strategic Sourcing Contracts Manager in New Port Richey, Florida at Pall

Date Posted: 7/13/2019

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Job ID: PAL003394

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.
Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.
Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.
Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.
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The Strategic Sourcing Contracts Manager for the New Port Richey facility (Aerospace) reports to the Manager, Strategic Sourcing. This role will assist in the forward Program Sourcing with Strategic Sourcing activities related to Pall s direct and indirect requirements for the New Port Richey facility spanning $29.3M of Direct PVO (Purchasing Volume / Spend), and $14.1M of Indirect PVO. These activities will include, but not limited to significant interaction with Sales, Engineering and Operational functions to provide Global Sourcing, Outsourcing, Insourcing and overall Sub Contract Management in line with corporate strategy. The role will require interaction with other Strategic Sourcing/Category Managers, both regionally and globally. Experience of working with US Government Procurements

This professional position will be responsible to assist in the creation and implement such strategies while supporting overall strategy of Pall s Global Strategic Sourcing organization. This individual will be held accountable for various Strategic Sourcing KPI s; including but not limited to, Purchase Price Change, Purchase Price Variance, Cost Reduction/Margin Enhancement, DPO/Supplier Payables, Global Value Sourcing/LCC Sourcing, e-Auctions and Supplier Performance.

The Strategic Sourcing Contracts Manager will lead several supplier relationships, formulate and negotiate critical supply contracts, including assembling and analyzing market data, evaluating supply alternatives and crafting negotiating strategies. Additionally, this individual will participate in continuously developing suppliers to meet Palls Preferred/Qualified Suppliers/Grow status (Forward Procurement List), participate in design reviews with engineering and suppliers on manufacturability & raw material selection in order to achieve most optimal component / service cost. This position will support, monitor, evaluate, and mentor the local tactical purchasing team members while ensuring policies and procedures regarding compliance, commitments, early involvement, supplier selection, supplier evaluation, and supplier development related to the category are understood, and implemented.

Job Requirements


  • Evaluate, Execute and Source Contracts. 25%
  • Collaborate with procurement team to establish local manufacturing site inputs / requirements are aligned with center led strategy. 10%
  • Design, lead, negotiate, and implement multiyear Pall contracts (as applicable) including RFQs and e Auctions. 25%
  • Improve year over year working capital improvements. 15%
  • Assist in vendor transitions (Outsourcing, Insourcing, Vendor to Vendor) 15%
  • Support cross-functional efforts to reduce costs, standardize components through the VAVE process 10%
  • Bachelor s degree is preferred, Procurement, Engineering, Metallurgy, or related.
  • Minimum of 3 years of procurement / strategic sourcing / category management experience
  • Aerospace experience with both commercial and military preferred
  • Proven negotiation skills, with demonstrated performance results
  • Global sourcing experience for a global multinational manufacturing company.
  • Highly analytical
  • SAP user
  • Experienced with the usage of electronic sourcing tools for RFI, RFQ, Reverse Auction
  • Knowledgeable of aerospace and defense programs, customers and products.
  • Ability to communicated effectively with all levels internally and externally.
  • Ability to develop relationships with suppliers.
  • Ability to travel as required, but no more than 5% expected.
  • Proficient PC skill sets (Microsoft Office, especially Excel)
  • Gregarious, out-going and energetic individual
  • Ambitious in nature
  • External and internal customer focused
  • Service oriented
  • Quality oriented
  • Well-spoken
Additional Requirements

This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services.  U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status, or U.S. Government export authorization is required.  Any offer of employment is contingent upon Pall obtaining the necessary employment visa and export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the applicable U.S. government agency

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.


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