Sourcing Project Manager (m/f/d)

Requisition ID:  25153
Job Location(s): 

Baden-Baden, DE

Job Description

Within Danfoss Power Solutions, we are looking for an enthusiastic Sourcing Project Manager (m/f/d) to join our diverse team.

Job Responsibilities

As our Sourcing Project Manager, you will lead project teams to secure contractual agreements to meet the business needs. You will lead supplier simplification projects and execution of activities to optimize productivity, quality and fulfilment through strategic supplier relationships. This is a unique opportunity to work with sourcing, cost-down, outsourcing and change management projects and support Danfoss. You can expect the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with global partners to ensure the optimization of direct materials going into product manufacturing;
  • Lead development/execution of strategic sourcing initiatives for direct materials and services. Ensure optimal quality, cost productivity and fulfilment;
  • Lead project execution with cross functional project teams, local and global;
  • End-to-end responsibility to lead, manage, and facilitate business unit projects related to external suppliers for domestic and overseas projects. This includes successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of the projects;
  • Assist in negotiating and creating supplier agreements (RFIs, RFQs, NDA’s, Purchase, Logistics and Price agreements);
  • Drive spend analysis activities identifying strategic sourcing opportunities within assigned categories;
  • Develop both short and long-term strategy discussions for applicable direct materials;
  • Effective and proactive liaison with other relevant functions/departments to identify and implement projects and other relevant purchasing items;
  • Building and developing strong and mutually beneficial partnerships with internal stakeholders and our key suppliers;
  • Strategic development of key suppliers related to Turned parts, raw materials. This includes specific procurement activities for subcontractors including plating, heat treatment.

Background & Skills

To be successful, we expect you to possess a bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering or related business degree. We prefer to see a minimum of 2 – 5 years of relevant work experience in supply chain or strategic sourcing. Additionally, we are looking for:

  • Experience with sourcing Turned parts, castings composites and or metals is preferred;
  • Abel to read and interpretate basic print information and engineering drawings and schematics is also preferred;
  • Able to create and maintain relationships with internal stakeholders across multiple functions (R&D, Product Management, Supply Chain).
  • Represent Danfoss Procurement and Procurement topics in a professional, concise and fain manner towards our vendors;
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office. Preferably also with SAP ERP;
  • Have a practical level of understanding of strategic sourcing, supplier management and project management. If you have an ISM CPSM certification is a bonus, not required;
  • Good fluent (in word and writing) language skills for the German and English language.

 

For further details, please contact Tom Robert Schouten, Talent Acquisition Specialist at +31 10 24 92 127

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

 

Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.