As one of the world’s leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All our systems and instruments are designed to improve safety of products, accelerate time-to-market and support industries in successfully enhancing quality of life. We’ve been driving innovation in analytical instrumentation for 50 years now. Today, worldwide more than 6,000 employees are working on this permanent challenge, at over 70 locations on all continents
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the direction of the Director of Global Supply Chain Management, this position is responsible for the development, execution, and management of commodity strategies along with the associated global sourcing for the following commodities, goods and services to support our manufacturing and business operations: outsourced electro-mechanical assemblies, PCBAs, cable assemblies, electrical components, power supplies and computers / workstations. The person will need to apply skills in understanding business, technical and supply chain requirements, performing market research, and effectively working across business units, functions and with suppliers to create and execute commodity strategies that best leverage supplier capabilities and the company’s procurement spend to meet corporate objectives of quality, cost, delivery and customer service. This person is to have a broad understanding of supply management and the commodities assigned; looked to as the “go-to expert” for the company and participating in the strategic direction of the organization. The position scope includes, but is not limited to, the management of our supply base, contract negotiations, sourcing new technologies, and developing and managing the Global Supply Chain team, and working with cross-functional teams to achieve other relevant business objectives such as meeting annual inventory targets.
This position supervises a team of buyers to identify, qualify and manage a global supply base to provide the team’s assigned commodities. The successful candidate will staff, develop and manage the team so that it is fully capable of meeting our near-term and long-term objectives. Leadership includes, but is not limited to, the following management responsibilities: establish clear goals, objectives and metrics for the team and individuals that are in alignment with annual BNS business objectives; write Annual Performance Evaluations and Development Plans with SMART Goals for employees, provide regular coaching of employees; ensure job descriptions for current employees and for new hires are current and complete; ensure employees understand their responsibilities as Bruker professionals, and adhere to all company policies and our Code of Conduct.