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Danaher Corporation MRO Specialist / Buyer in Westborough, Massachusetts

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term. Your health and wellbeing are important to us and together we will not compromise on safety in the workplace or the environment.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

What you’ll do

  • Manage the day-to-day business relationship with key suppliers through supporting activities including ordering, communication of demand/volume/delivery time changes, issue resolution, sharing of end-user feedback, follow up on back orders, etc.

  • Manage supplier relationships to ensure continuity of part/goods and services that meet the quality, service, and price performance standards of Cytiva.

  • Develop a strong understanding and knowledge of suppliers and capabilities.

  • Design, develop, maintain, administer, and deliver a complete parts and services program, including Equipment BOM’s and update all current BOM’s.

  • Develop, Document and Maintain a Spare Parts Inventoried system. (Possible link to Cytiva CMMS system).

  • Source a location at the Westborough site as a single spare parts location (No satellite spare parts locations)

  • Maintain min/max Inventory levels, based on Criticality Matrix. (Stock in house or vendor stock?)

  • Perform Monthly or Quarterly cycle counts of Spare Parts Inventory, measure accuracy.

  • Follow up with Improvement plan(s) if continuous discrepancies in Stock system persist.

  • Manage and Purchase all Maintenance parts, products and services with respect to cost effectiveness.

  • Accurate and timely processing of all purchase orders according to Cytiva’ s standard process.

  • Facilitate bids, analysis and negotiations for parts and services.

  • Assist with contract development and execution.

  • Identifying, prioritizing, and impacting key business opportunities.

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management/Business/Engineering or related field required

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in MRO/Materials management purchasing experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ Experience and understanding of the Materials management program

  • Possesses a comprehensive knowledge of purchasing and a basic understanding of the materials and supply chain management functions

  • Ability to manage entire order to payment process

  • Strong interpersonal skills; Able to forge internal customer and external supplier relationships

  • Ability to comply with existing/quickly adapt to new processes within the organization

  • Ability to work collaboratively and productively with peers at various levels of the organization.

  • Experience working in a clean room or regulated environment is preferable.

  • Service and Results Oriented

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.