Danaher Corporation Global Travel & Fleet Manager - Veralto - 80% Managing Global Travel & 20% Global Vehicle Fleet in Timonium, Maryland
Danaher (NYSE: DHR) is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. It’s portfolio of operating companies and world class brands have unparalleled leadership positions in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, environmental and applied solutions. With over 25 major operating companies, Danaher drives growth both organically and inorganically through M&A.
Danaher has a diverse team of over 80,000 associates united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System (DBS). DBS serves as our ultimate competitive advantage and has evolved from a collection of manufacturing improvement tools into a philosophy, set of values, and series of management processes that collectively define who we are and how we do what we do.
In 2021, Danaher generated $29B in revenue. The company is ranked #130 on the Fortune 500 and during the past 20+ years, Danaher stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by more than 2,000 %. For additional company details, see www.danaher.com .
On September 14, 2022, Danaher announced its intention to separate its Environmental & Applied Solutions segment to create an independent, publicly traded company. The new company will be called Veralto and will be comprised of an outstanding collection of market-leading brands in Danaher's Environmental and Applied Solutions (EAS) segment: Hach, ChemTreat, Trojan, OTT HydroMet, and McCrometer from Danaher's Water Quality Platform and Videojet, Esko, X-Rite Pantone and Linx from the Product Identification Platform. The EAS segment generated revenue of approximately $4.8 billion in 2022 and has a global team of approximately 16,000 associates.
As stewards of the world's most vital resources, Veralto will help ensure billions of people have safe food, water, and medicines every day. With a strong Danaher heritage, the Veralto team will continue to deliver trusted expertise to solve its customers' most complex workflow challenges. Its culture of continuous improvement will be codified in the Veralto Enterprise System, which is derived from the Danaher Business System. Veralto will be headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, and intends to apply to list its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol VLTO.
About The Role
As the Global Travel & Fleet Manager reporting to the Director, Indirect Global Travel & Fleet, you will drive competitive business advantage by implementing innovative strategies for cost reduction, quality, and delivery across the corporation’s non-production expenditures for Travel and Fleet Indirect categories totaling $100M annually spend. You will be providing management supervision of regional DRA’s.
- Veralto Corporate Headquarters in Waltham, MA.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
Develop and implement sourcing improvement priorities based on the strategic plan to reduce costs, improve quality and service, and enhance corporate core value drivers.
Consult, supervise, and delegate on a portfolio of global savings for travel and fleet spend and improvement projects where the outcome can have a significant impact on business.
Assess and improve existing tools to support spend visibility, dashboards, reports, and other business intelligence methods that drive action by commodity leaders, regional leaders, and opco/segment/platform procurement leaders.
Support and consult on M&A due diligence as requested while leading or supporting acquisition integration projects as a part of overall integration team.
Manage and supervise corporate local and regional travel and fleet managers on critical priorities and strategies as assigned by leadership and work closely with executive management and segment/platform procurement leaders in setting policy and strategy for travel and fleet activities including funnel management, common metrics, spend visibility, supplier management, and talent development.
The essential requirements of the job include:
Undergraduate degree in relevant area such as supply chain, business management, operations, or finance with a minimum of 5 years’, (10 preferred) combined experience in business, Indirect Sourcing, Travel Commodity Management, Fleet Management.
International experience in managing indirect reports in a matrix environment.
Ability to work independently and comfortably in ambiguous situations, know how to resolve conflicts and have a proven track record of achieving results.
Demonstrated effectiveness in communicating concepts and recommendations and gaining acceptance and commitment.
Full proficiency in use of computer tools including MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other database type tools.
Travel - Approximately 30% travel is required
At Veralto we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, remote working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement.
This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement in which you can work remotely from your home. Additional information about this remote work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Veralto can provide.
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 (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.
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