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Senior Manager Indirect Sourcing Category Management (Services, Travel, Fleet)

Aquatic Informatics

Aquatic Informatics

Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Imagine a world where everyone has access to clean water, safe food and medicines, and trusted essential goods.

That is the tomorrow Veralto is creating today. Veralto is a $4.8B global leader in essential technology solutions. Our industry-leading companies are building on a long-established legacy of innovation and customer trust to create a safer, cleaner, more vibrant future. Veralto’s Product Quality and Innovation companies—Esko, Linx, Pantone, Videojet, and X-Rite—help protect the world’s food, medicine, and essentials by enabling customers to track and authenticate the billions of goods that travel the global supply chain every day. And our Water Quality companies—Aquatic Informatics, ChemTreat, Hach, McCrometer, OTT HydroMet, Sea-Bird Scientific, Trojan Technologies, and XOS—help customers manage, treat, purify, and protect the global water supply, from municipal and wastewater treatment facilities to lakes, rivers, watersheds, and oceans.

Veralto is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, with 300+ locations worldwide. Our global team of 16,000 associates is guided by the Veralto Enterprise System and united by a powerful purpose: Safeguarding the World’s Most Vital Resources™.

This position is HYBRID and can be located in Waltham, MA – Veralto Headquarters (preferred) or at one of our operating company locations listed below:

Wood Dale, IL - Videojet Technologies

Loveland, CO - Hach

Grand Rapids, MI - X-Rite

Your Responsibilities

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead full development life cycle including interviews of users, development of requirements documents, creating design specifications and implementation of requirements. Drive ongoing supplier optimization and continuous improvement.
  • Manage complex contracts, lead negotiations to deliver favorable terms, volume discounts and long-term contracts with suppliers, and prepares and processes requisitions and purchase orders for the procurement of goods, services, and supplies for customer-related business processes or for internal use.
  • Lead teams to manage end-to-end Sourcing process, design negotiation, supplier selection and contract creation, and execution.
  • Lead and manage multi-functional stakeholder teams on specific strategic sourcing initiatives or projects. Drive best practices: Measure and track internal performance within each spend category. Drive annual productivity improvements in each spend category to deliver value through collaborative supplier relationship management.
    • Effectively communicate complex strategies, manage, collaborate and delegate in a decentralized global procurement environment on a portfolio of global savings for the spend under management.
    • 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 Op Co/segment/platform procurement leaders.
    • Lead specific categories and consult on Merger and Acquisition due diligence as requested while leading or supporting acquisition integration projects as a part of overall integration team.

Your Experience

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in communicating concepts and recommendations and gaining acceptance and commitment.
  • 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.
  • Provide thought leadership and proven track record of delivering continuous improvement.

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant area such as supply chain, business management, operations, or finance with a minimum of 5 (10 preferred) combined years of experience in business, Indirect Sourcing, professional services, Travel Commodity Management, Fleet Management.
  • Full proficiency in use of computer tools including MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other database type tools.

Your Attributes

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with Lean and/or Six Sigma training or experience
  • Excellent verbal and written presentation skills Strong Project Management skill

Travel - Approximately 30% travel is required.

Office Location

At Veralto we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for an onsite flexible work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Veralto can provide.


The below range reflects 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. An associate’s position within the salary range will be based on several factors, including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, any collective bargaining agreements, and business or organizational needs.

The compensation range for this role is $160,000 - $180,000 USD per year. This job is also eligible for Bonus Pay.

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Veralto Corporation and all Veralto 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.

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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.

Unsolicited Assistance

We do not accept unsolicited assistance from any headhunters or recruitment firms for any of our job openings. All resumes or profiles submitted by search firms to any employee at any of the Veralto companies, in any form without a valid, signed search agreement in place for the specific position, approved by Talent Acquisition, will be deemed the sole property of Veralto and its companies. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Veralto and its companies because of the unsolicited referral.