Sourcing Project Manager

Requisition ID:  28077
Job Location(s): 

Santiago De Queretaro, MX Reynosa, MX

Job Description

Danfoss is looking for a Sourcing Project Manager for Power Solutions Global Procurement Organization, who will be responsible for a range of effective and efficient implementations of approved projects from end-to-end, ensuring all expectations and deliverables are met. In this role you will become part of a global organization within the Hydraulic division. All sourcing project managers are responsible for end-to-end project management with cost reduction effects and timely deliveries.

It will be your main focus to lead, manage, and facilitate new procurement projects. There are long-standing relationships with many of the suppliers, but focus is also on ensuring supply regionalization targets are met by developing the right portfolio of suppliers through sourcing activities. You will be working both cross-functionally and globally in close collaboration with suppliers and internal functions. The key challenge will be to successfully initiate, plan, and design projects and subsequently execute, monitor and control them. Timely completion while meeting quality and cost is of essence.

The position will be located at Queretaro or Reynosa, we expect that you are willing to travel if it is required for a specific meeting or task.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • End-to-end responsibility in the delivery of e.g. capacity and cost saving project levers by ensuring that projects are managed properly and meet all expectations.
  • Manage and coordinate procurement activities in New Product Development & Innovation projects.
  • Create cost savings pipeline (constrained and unconstrained) for technical and sourcing levers by assigning stakeholders and getting approval for projects.
  • Create solid business cases truly reflecting Total Cost of Ownership.
  • Assist in negotiating product/service pricing and contractual terms and conditions.
  • Assist Category Managers on the supplier selection, bidding and negotiation process.
  • Communicate with suppliers, internal customers, management and stakeholders about progress, risks and roadblocks.
  • Facilitate structured problem solving.

Background & Skills

The ideal candidate possesses these skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or another technical field
  • Excellent analytical and project management skills
  • Experience with procurement or related project management and have worked in the area for some years
  • Technical experience with metal manufacturing processes (machining, turned parts, castings, forging).
  • Strong negotiation skills and experience with assisting in Service Level Agreements and or Commercial Contract implementation
  • Good knowledge of reading technical drawings.
  • Work independently and communicate with suppliers and internal stakeholders at all organizational levels.
  • Willing and able to mediate between, sometimes, differing stakeholder demands.
  • Solid communication skills in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Goal-oriented and thrive on working in cross-functional and cross-cultural teams.

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 42.000 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 42.000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.