Strategic Sourcing Lead

by Trojan Technologies

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jun 02, 2021
Trojan Technologies

Job Description

Strategic Sourcing Lead

Position summary:

The Strategic Sourcing Lead will craft, implement and monitor initiatives to advance the successful sourcing of components and commodities. As part of the Operations Team, this position will collaborate with internal and external customers to achieve cross functional team goals.



  • Implement thoughtful sourcing strategies through developing supplier value-adding relationships with internal customers, and cross-functional departments, requiring international travel as needed
  • Ensure logistics model for “Total landed” cost of supply is maximized
  • Identify and implement business improvement initiatives and inspire change through Danaher Business System (DBS)
  • Engage & Support R&D & Engineering on all New Product Development (NPI), and introduction programs
  • Dynamic understanding of market place technologies, for adoption, and incorporation into Trojan’s value proposition
  • Apply Advanced Negotiation skills and purchase of various components and commodities including complex commodities such as fabricated parts, fabricated Tanks, Valves, compressors, rotating equipment, buyout equipment and instrumentation
  • Build, evaluate and maintain a ‘best in class’ supplier base.
  • Collaborate with global procurement teams to establish site manufacturing inputs / requirements are aligned with center led strategy, requiring international travel as needed
  • Develop RFP's and RFQ's to support engineering specifications and project requirements
  • Design, and lead supplier contract negotiations
  • Create, implement and maintain a supplier rationalization program, with execution timeline
  • Prioritize the highest level of quality, and continuity of supply for site / category



  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Supply Chain, Engineering, or applicable.
  • Minimum of 7 to 10 years of procurement / category management experience
  • 5 years global sourcing experience for a global manufacturing company.
  • 5 years of experience in leading Global Value Sourcing projects – start to finish
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Microsoft Office/Excel proficiency (V-look ups, Pivot Tables, If statements).
  • Have the ability to travel for business internationally
  • Highly effective communication and facilitation skills.
  • Proven negotiation skills, with demonstrated performance results


Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.

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