Supply Chain Manager -San Jose onsite

Beckman Coulter

Beckman Coulter

San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences’ mission is to empower those seeking answers to life’s most important scientific and healthcare questions. With a legacy spanning 80+ years, we have long been a trusted partner to our customers, who are working to transform science and healthcare with the next groundbreaking discovery. As part of our team of more than 2,900 associates across 130 countries, you’ll help drive our vision of accelerating answers—and our commitment to excellence.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

Do you want to work in the Medical Device Industry, with the vision to accelerate answers to life’s biggest questions? Do you enjoy Managing a dynamic materials team focused on low-volume, high-mix manufacturing? Then read on!

We are currently seeking a Supply Chain Manager who will be responsible for leading the creation, continuous improvement, and deployment of Material Management through best practices and tools. This Supply Chain Manager reports to the Senior Plant Manager and is an onsite role.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading Dynamic Kanban (right-sizing)
  • Inventory Management at Gemba
  • Supplier Management
  • Daily Management and Problem Solving
  • Project Management support
  • Coaching and leading a team of Buyers, Production Planner, and Warehouse staff

The required qualifications for the job include:

  • Bachelors degree with 9+ years of experience Or Masters degree with 7+ years of experience.
  • Strong abilities in Coaching, Team Building, and Leadership experience
  • Agility working effectively with different levels or groups and functions
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated planning knowledge and experience in low volume, high mix environment
  • Experience utilizing and implementing lean concepts/tools such as Value Stream Mapping, Kanban, and Kaizen
  • Ability to analyze and leverage software tools, including Oracle/materials software, to create and drive efficiencies using proven analytical and mathematical skills

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Understanding of production flow principles and processes
  • Strong Project Management Skills
  • Problem-solving and solid business decision-making skills

The salary range for this role is $160,000 – $175,000 annually. 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. This range may be modified in the future.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit

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