Strategic Sourcing Manager- IT, Travel, Fleet & Professional Services (HR & Finance) in Port Washington, New York at Pall

Date Posted: 9/5/2018

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Job ID: PAL002329

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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This individual will serve as the America’s Strategic Sourcing Manager for Information Technologies (IT), Travel, Fleet and Professional Services (HR and Finance), encompassing >$50M of PVO (spend) across twelve facilities within the America’s region. This individual will be assigned to M&A project teams wherein he/she will perform various due diligence activities from a Strategic Sourcing perspective as well as create, implement, and monitor various related integration plans and activities. This professional position will provide the leadership, strategy and appropriate level of tactical execution plans for the category. 

Responsible to identify, manage, develop, and align all Strategic Sourcing tasks related to IT, Travel, Fleet and Professional Services (HR and Finance) requirements. Which are to include significant interaction with internal functions to provide Global Sourcing, Outsourcing and Supplier to Supplier transitions, in line with corporate strategy.

This professional position will be responsible to create, and implement such strategies while supporting overall strategy of Pall’s global Strategic Sourcing organization, and its related objectives in alignment cross-functionally. This individual will be responsible for performance to the various KPI’s of Strategic Sourcing; including but not limited to Net Deflation, Cost Reduction, Margin Enhancement, DPO/Supplier Payables, Working Capital, e-Auctions, and Supplier Performance / metrics. 

This individual will manage key supplier relationships, negotiate critical supply contracts, including assembling and analyzing market data, evaluating supply alternatives and crafting negotiating strategies. This individual will champion continuous development of suppliers to meet Palls “Preferred/Qualified Suppliers” (Forward Procurement List), work in conjunction with business units and suppliers to identify that business objectives are strategically sourced in order to achieve most optimal product / service cost. This individual will support, monitor, evaluate, and mentor the Regional Indirect Strategic Sourcing 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


Skills and Qualifications: 
  • Manages the regional strategy development, overseeing or conducting the competitive negotiation process for the America’s facilities.    
  • Evaluate existing supplier base, to establish current state. Once established, define future state / “best in class” supply chain / supplier design requirements.  
  • Uses DBS tools (Kaizen, Kanban, and other) when leading people or completing projects.
  • Interface with stakeholders and decentralized procurement teams to establish “local” site inputs and drive collaboration, delivery excellence, and a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Creation of category supplier rationalization program, with execution timeline 
  • Design, and lead contract negotiations 
  • Experience prioritizing and managing multiple projects simultaneously, negotiating successfully while still maintaining relationships, and working effectively with people at all organizational levels, internally and externally
  • Builds effective relationships and successfully partners across varied functions with internal stakeholders, external suppliers, agencies and colleagues to drive results and lead and influence change
  • Dynamic understanding of market place technologies, for adoption, and incorporation into Pall’s value proposition.  
  • Promote the use of E-Sourcing tools to reduce working capital
  • Business travel requirements up to 40%
  • Tactical strength, with the ability to support site locations (Internal Customer)
  • Highly analytical
  • Multilingual ability (both written and oral) an advantage.
  • Experienced with SAP and the usage of electronic sourcing tools for RFI, RFQ, Reverse Auction
  • Strong cultural sensitivity to manage relationships across global boundaries, and time zones.
  • STRONG leadership capabilities to deliver results, and to build cross-cultural teams

Basic Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Engineering, Business or applicable. 
  • 5+ years of sourcing / category management experience with an emphasis on IT and/or Professional Services  
  • Highly effective communication and facilitation skills. 
  • Proven negotiation skills, with demonstrated performance results 
  • Ability, to understand and formulate the business requirements for a commercial contract. .
Pall 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.

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.