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Strategic Buyer (m/f/d)

Requisition ID:  16227
Job Location(s): 

Nordborg, DK, 6430 Hamburg, DE, 20457 Neumuenster, DE, 24539

Job Description

Danfoss is looking for a Strategic Buyer for the Power Solution’s Global Procurement Organization to ensure that our suppliers deliver and improve on all parameters and, most importantly, on time. 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.

 

In this position, you need to use your excellent analytical and communication skills to be able to find compromises between multiple and sometimes conflicting interests. 

Job Responsibilities

As our new 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 functions and in particularly serve as the link between Supply Chain and external suppliers. You will be reporting to Senior Procurement Manager, Frank Lennart. Your key responsibilities will be:

 

  • The first escalation point for supply and quality issues including documentation of supplier performance.
  • Driving capacity management towards suppliers.
  • Supporting the categories in monitoring forecast versus supplier capacities.
  • Coordinate ramp up and ramp down in new projects.
  • Driving Supplier Logistic Agreements with our suppliers together with Supply Chain and Category.
  • Conducting supplier workshops together with Supply Chain to improve “On time delivery”.
  • To coordinate Production Parts Approval Process for changes and new projects.
  • Drive minor projects e.g. cost-down projects.

Background & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or another relevant area.
  • Several years of experience in implementation of sourcing strategies for different spend categories.
  • Experience in one or more spend categories as Sourcing Specialist (turned parts, raw materials, coils, rubber, etc.) is an advantage.
  • Experience in negotiation is an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of reading technical drawings.
  • Technical experience with processes within machining and electronics.
  • Experience in Problem-solving tools.
  • Experience in SAP and Office package (Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.

 

As a person you can work in multitasking and a multi-cultural environment. You are a dedicated, goal-oriented person who work with a strong sense of urgency.

 

For further information about the position, please contact Frank Lennart, Senior Procurement Manager on +45 2949 5126. For information regarding the process, please contact Recruiter, Lisa Gabrielsen Tveen, +45 2859 4039. 

 

Please apply at your earliest convenience. We do not have an application deadline but accept applications as long as the job is posted. The position will be closed down 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