Director, Global Sourcing, Mechanical & Electrical Positions

at Danaher Corporation in Richmond, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

+ Drive strategic and tactical solutions by providing decision support data/materials (market data, financial analysis) with a vision of total cost management in addition to evaluating marketplace trends and provide price and budget guidance to operating companies for targeted spend categories.

+ Lead integration of new acquisitions, incorporating global and regional commodity strategies with company procurement leaders. Train acquisition associates on sourcing tools, best practices, and standard processes

+ Lead funnel creation events, deliver cross-business savings and drive/monitor business-specific savings projects. Prepare and execute corporate-wide bid packages utilizing RFIs, RFPs, and reverse auctions.

+ Develop supplier relationships and contracts leveraging Veralto volume and growth then lead the selection of preferred suppliers in targeted spend categories and manage their performance to ensure they consistently meet operating companies’ requirements. Increase the spend with P&Q and drive global contract agreements and establish supplier performance data requirements and report monthly performance data to users in operating companies.

+ Strong analytical, negotiation and presentation skills required. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information, influence, and persuade internal and external stakeholders while use Danaher Business System tools and processes to drive continuous improvements in quality, delivery, cost, inventory, cash, and risk reduction.

Your Experience

+ Undergraduate degree in relevant area such as supply chain, business management, operations, or finance with 10-15+ years of leadership experience delivering year-over-year improvements in respective spend categories.

+ Ability to work independently and comfortably in ambiguous situations, knowing how to resolve conflicts and having a proven track record of achieving results with problem resolution skills and root cause analysis experience.

+ Demonstrated effectiveness in communicating concepts and recommendations and gaining acceptance and commitment across organizational and functional lines. Experience managing direct and indirect reports in a decentralized and highly matrixed environment.

+ Strong proficiency in use of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, PowerBI and other analytical tools.

+ Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience presenting to executive teams.


+ Travel: approximately 30% travel is required

At Veralto we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, remote working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System ( tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here ( .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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Job Posting: JC241021384

Posted On: May 27, 2023

Updated On: Jul 19, 2023

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