Team Leader Advanced Procurement (m/d/w) in Nussloch, Germany at Leica Biosystems

Date Posted: 11/11/2019

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Job ID: LEI005348

About Us

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps.  Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit  for more information.


Die Position beinhaltet folgende Tätigkeitsbereiche:

  • Fachliche Führung der Mitarbeiter im Aufgabengebiet Advanced Procurement
  • Vertretung des Einkaufs bei Produktneuentwicklungen (Projekt Team Mitglied)
  • Analyse von (vorläufigen) Spezifikationen sowie technischen Zeichnungen und sonstigen Daten mit dem Ziel
    • Risiken zu identifizieren
    • Optimierungsmöglichkeiten sowie Optionen zur Kostenreduktion innerhalb des Produktentwicklungs- und des späteren Produktionsprozesses aufzuzeigen (design to cost, design for manufacturing)
  • Kalkulation der Gesamtkosten für metallische, mechanische, elektrische, Kunststoff- sowie OEM- Zukaufteile sowie Erarbeitung von Vorschlägen zur kosteneffektiven Beschaffung der Komponenten im Rahmen von Neuentwicklungsprojekten.
  • Vorbereiten von Beschaffungsentscheidungen unter Berücksichtigung von strategischen Entscheidungen, Risikoanalysen sowie der Überprüfung bestehender Produkte hinsichtlich Kosteneinsparungspotentialen

Job Requirements


• Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes technisches Studium 5-7 Jahre einschlägige

   Berufserfahrung im globalen Einkauf für die industrielle Fertigung

• Durchsetzungsvermögen, Teamfähigkeit, Selbstständigkeit und Zuverlässigkeit

• Interkulturelle Kompetenz

• Hohes Maß an Flexibilität, Verhandlungsgeschick

• verhandlungssichere Englischkenntnisse

• MS-Office-tools, SAP R3

• Solide Kenntnisse von Einkaufsverträgen und E-Procurement Tools

To Apply:
Leica Biosystems is committed to attracting and retaining the most highly qualified candidates available. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities.  As a Leica Biosystems employee you will be consistently challenged to deliver your best. 
If you are ready for this challenge, submit your resume for consideration.
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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, 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.