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Sr. Procurement Manager, North America
Company: Hach
Location: Loveland, CO
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 06/30/2022
Expire Date: 07/30/2022
Job Categories: Customer Service and Call Center, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Insurance, Law Enforcement, and Security, Manufacturing and Production, Executive Management, Quality Control, Research & Development, Medical, Environmental
Job Description
Sr. Procurement Manager, North America

Hach is a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of analytical instruments, test kits and reagents for testing the quality of water, aqueous solutions, and air. Our products are designed specifically for quality, accuracy, and simplicity. Strengthened by our sister companies in the environmental industry worldwide, our goal for the future is to continue to provide customers with reliable instrumentation, accurately prepared reagents, proven methods, simplified procedures, and outstanding technical support. We offer an environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. Working at Hach will provide you the opportunity for robust career development.

OUR MISSION: Ensure water quality for people around the world.

OUR VISION: We make water analysis better faster, simpler, greener and more informative via unsurpassed customer partnerships, the most knowledgeable experts, and reliable, easy-to-use products.


The Sr. Procurement Manager, NA will develop and implement strategies for the Strategic Procurement team in North America (located in Loveland, CO & Ames, IA) while leading day to day activities of the associates who make up these teams. Developing metrics and actions to drive improvements in the effectiveness and efficiency of these teams and their contribution to key objectives. Drive and maintain an efficient supply base management with the aim of ensuring the appropriate raw materials are available to support production requirements without unnecessary excess, while improving available working capital. Develop, in collaboration with other regions and Danaher (DHR) Corporate Procurement, strategies for the main commodities. The leader of this team will have 7 direct reports and provide development and growth opportunities and support in their achievement of individual goals and objectives.

SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday

TYPE OF ROLE: Hybrid - Loveland CO


  • Provide mentorship and support to the team to improve overall performance and provide growth and development opportunities

  • Maintain deep commodity knowledge and subject matter expertise to understand macro and micro commodity drivers. Utilize this information when forming effective commodity strategies

  • Work with the reginal Procurement Leaders, as well as DHR Corporate Commodity Teams, to ensure alignment of strategies across Hach

  • Supporting initiatives and driving results, measured by responsive supplier performance process and service improvements throughout the supply chain

  • Handling supplier relationships and performance to ensure timely deliveries and quality compliance

  • Identify any continuous improvements in the Supply Base Management and the Procurement functions to enhance the benefit to the site, whilst working with the relevant team members to achieve this

  • Develop and oversee all Direct Materials functions to improve efficiency and cost

  • Through rigorous use of problem-solving techniques, quickly and completely resolve chronic and serious supplier issues

  • De-risk the Supply Base by reducing single source suppliers and expand dual sourcing

  • Develop a Procurement culture, building and strengthening relationships across the organization

  • Ensure compliance with Danaher Corporate procurement and material compliance programs

  • Ensure compliance with Hach/Danaher polices regarding document preparation and submission, record keeping, auditing, monitoring and compliance screening

  • Fully utilize DHR Procurement tools where applicable. Example include: iSource auctions, iSource project management, Sourcing Workshops, Supplier Portal, Seaview, etc.

Measures of performance:

  • Achievement of policy deployment objectives

  • Achievement of KPIs (Material Cost Productivity, QDCI)

  • Talent Development

  • Strengthening of DBS (Danaher Business Systems) Culture

Why you want this job:

  • You will be helping ensure water quality for people around the world!

  • You get to be a part of our partner company, Danaher Corporation, rated 162 on the Fortune 500 list

  • As part of Danaher, you can grow your career across four high-impact industries, six continents and more than 20 global operating companies


The ideal candidate is proactive, results-oriented and strives for continuous improvement. They have demonstrated experience with lean tools and processes and a keen interest in developing people, teams and business processes. They will have intimate knowledge of the Plastics & Electronics Commodity, manufacturing processes and ERP Systems and demonstrated values of ethical accountability and teamwork.

  • Minimum of 8 years Procurement, preferably in a technical environment

  • Minimum of 4 years in a leadership position

  • Masters degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or related

  • Fluent English is a must, French, German, Cantonese is a plus

  • Willingness to travel (up to 25%)

  • Experienced in Microsoft Office



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to sit. The employee may occasionally squat, turn/twist, or reach. The employee is constantly using hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment consists of an indoor, work or home office environment with good ventilation, adequate lighting, and low noise levels.

The duties listed in job descriptions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.


External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check and possible pre-employment physical and/or credit history review. Hach will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state, and Federal Law.

The hourly rate or salary range for this role is $115,000-$155,000. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

You can apply for this role through the Careers Page at https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/ (or through the Workday Find Jobs function if you are a current employee)

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Companys sole discretion, consistent with the law.

When you join us, youll also be joining Danahers global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, youll 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 applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

If youve ever wondered whats within you, theres no better time to find out.

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