Category Manager

Requisition ID:  26314
Job Location(s): 

Grodzisk Mazowiecki, PL

Job Description

Are you an experienced and service minded procurement professional with strategic mindset who enjoys a fast-paced environment? If so, you can be our new Category Manager (Procurement) on our location in Grodzisk Mazowiecki, Poland, becoming part of a team of dedicated colleagues.

You will be in charge of implementing the division sourcing strategy to accomplish our global procurement strategy, cooperating closely with Division top management, global stakeholders and suppliers.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead implementation of the Plastics/Raw materials sourcing strategy in the Region
  • Facilitate cost-down activities and workshops within your area of responsibility
  • Secure close cooperation with the central Danfoss Procurement team and Division top management
  • Drive pipeline of projects coming from Danfoss Procurement, Cost Down Engine, suppliers etc.
  • Support the Supplier Quality and Logistic teams with supplier development programs. 
  • Act as escalation point to Quality and Logistic teams.

Background & Skills

  • Bachelors or master’s degree within Engineering or Commercial
  • Minimum 3 years of procurement related experience from a manufacturing industry environment
  • Strong experience with plastics/raw materials categories
  • Ability to understand technical drawings and specifications of purchased parts
  • High-level communication skills and experience in leading and participating in project teams within a matrix organization
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Continuous improvement experiences/mindset
  • Analytical skills combined with advanced Excel skills
  • Drive to learn, meet challenges and grow
  • Fluency in English language.

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 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.