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Category Manager (m/f/d) - Indirect Procurement

Requisition ID:  15965
Job Location(s): 

Grodzisk Mazowiecki, PL, 05-825 Nordborg, DK, 6430 Neumuenster, DE, 24539

Job Description

At Danfoss we are looking for a Category Manager (m/f/d) to join our global Indirect Procurement organization. If you are passioned about setting new directions and creating strategies in procurement area – this position is exactly what you are looking for! 


Preferably you will be located at our production facility in Grodzisk, Poland, Neumünster, Germany, or at our procurement office in Nordborg, Denmark, combining remote and office work to fit your work-life balance preferences. 
 

Job Responsibilities

Your main responsibility will be the category “Oil and Chemicals”. You will be the main driver in the roll-out, development and maintenance of our global concept for partnerships on Total Fluid Management. Also, you will actively be engaging and leading global and regional contract negotiations, communicating and cooperating with our suppliers and stakeholders, while other activities include the development and implementation of category strategies, identifying saving opportunities and leading regular Supplier Review Meetings. You will be driving productivity and cost down initiatives cross-functionally, so a holistic business understanding is an advantage.

Background & Skills

To be successful in this position, the candidate should have: 

  • A commercial degree or an Engineering background at Bachelor’s or Master’s level topped with solid commercial understanding and an interest in the technical aspect of the category
  • 3+ years of relevant Indirect Procurement category management experience from an international production organization. 

 

Additionally, we would like to see that you have:

  • Strong communication and project management skills
  • A persistent, goal-oriented and cross-functional approach
  • Experience in stakeholder management and motivated to lead global as well as regional negotiations with our Suppliers and Stakeholders. 
  • Fluent English language skills; other languages (German) are beneficial.

 

We offer you an inspiring and dynamic working environment with opportunities to manage global suppliers and internal stakeholders, influence the category strategy and decisions, as well as be part of development of Indirect Procurement organization. This is the place to bring your whole self into the business, working strategically and cross-functionally and being inspired by high performing and diverse teams. 
 

Please apply at your earliest convenience and with English CV so that your application can be properly evaluated. 
 

We do not have an application deadline but accept applications as long as the job is posted. The job ad will be closed once we have found the right candidate.

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 is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss is engineering technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to be better, smarter and more effective. In growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integration of renewable energy.

Our solutions are used, for example, for cooling, air conditioning, heating, controlling electric motors and mobile equipment. Our innovative engineering can be traced back to 1933, and today Danfoss is a global leader with 28,000 employees and sales in more than 100 countries. We are privately owned by the founder’s family.

Read more about us at www.danfoss.com

Danfoss is engineering technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to be better, smarter and more effective. In growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integration of renewable energy.

Our solutions are used, for example, for cooling, air conditioning, heating, controlling electric motors and mobile equipment. Our innovative engineering can be traced back to 1933, and today Danfoss is a global leader with 28,000 employees and sales in more than 100 countries. We are privately owned by the founder’s family.

Read more about us at www.danfoss.com