Strategic Buyer (m/f/d)

Requisition ID:  25582
Job Location(s): 

Lohmar, DE

Job Description

Within Danfoss Power Solutions, we are looking for an enthusiastic Strategic Buyer (m/f/d) to join our diverse Procurement team. You will be based at our location in Lohmar Germany.

 

Danfoss offers you a unique opportunity to put your skills to good use and to participate in an exciting mission within a close-knit logistics team, serving the business and our customers. As a high-performance technology company, Danfoss offers you the opportunity to develop both professionally and personally in an international environment.

Job Responsibilities

As our Strategic Buyer, you will be responsible for a range of strategic procurement activities to ensure supplier performance and development on both short and long-term basis. In doing so, you will be working across several global functions and serve as the link between Supply Chain and external suppliers.

 

You can expect the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Drive capacity management towards suppliers including bottleneck management;
  • Coordinate ramp up and ramp down of new projects;
  • Complete the Logistic Service Level Agreements with selected suppliers;
  • Facilitate supplier workshops to improve supplier performance and solve problems;
  • Coordinate Change management process for changes and new projects including worksheets, and purchase orders;
  • Ensure different negotiations (delivery, additional cost etc.);
  • Furthermore, you will be the first escalation point for supply and/or quality issues in supply chain including documentation of supplier performance etc.

Background & Skills

To be successful, we expect you to possess a bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering (preferably Electronics) or any other related business degree. We would like to see that you have 3 years of relevant work experience in logistics, business administration and or supply chain. Additionally, we are looking for:

  • Experience within SCM and/or solid theoretical knowledge within the field;
  • Energetic and able to find compromises between multiple and sometimes conflicting interests;
  • Strategic mindset and the drive to implement in a global matrix organisation;
  • Good problem solver with excellent analytical and communication skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and run crisis management when shortages appear;
  • Have a curious mind set, work independent and are able to interact with external as well as internal stakeholders;
  • Have fluent language skills (in word and writing) for the English language. If you have strong German language skills, this is considered as a major advantage.

 

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.