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Regional Category Manager

Requisition ID:  20707
Job Location(s): 

Shanghai, CN Suzhou, CN Beijing, CN Guangzhou, CN

Job Description

Developing and implementing Regional electronic components, especially semiconductors strategy; facilitate supplier performance and relationship management with relevant suppliers to develop category supplier base; management of category performance to deliver on category KPI’s; drive and participate in identifying and building divisional category KPI pipeline; build cross-divisional forums to identify project and activities that can maximizing category synergies.

Job Responsibilities

Commodity Strategy Development
Contribute to development of category strategies incl. risk assessments
Deploy agreed category strategy supported by project and operational buyers
Ensure the availability of market analysis and supplier technology roadmaps

Spend Management
Negotiate competitive buying prices based on policy and targets given by Head of Category (initial and annual cost downs)
Drive the saving projects (TCO /Strategic cost management) in collaboration with site purchasing managers
Report on performance (projects, negotiation + other deliverables)

Contracting
Negotiate competitive supply conditions in compliance with guidelines
Ensure the contents of the master data is consistent and accurate

Supply Base Management & Development
Establish approved supplier lists and implement supply base reduction plan
Support project buyers to implement category strategy in the PCP-projects with respect to: supplier design-in, single/second sourcing, product life cycle pricing and Early Supplier Involvement.
Improve supplier performance and mitigate supply risk via risk assessment and mitigation plan

Supply Quality & Sustainability
Support Supplier Development Manager in the supplier release process and CoC compliance
Ensure that supplier development projects will be to the benefit of Danfoss

Stakeholder Management
Build internal stakeholder network to explain and deploy the Category Strategies

Background & Skills

Bachelor degree and preferably master in technical and/or business administration
Minimum 5 years of procurement related experience from a manufacturing industry environment Preferably a background within the semiconductors, microcontrollers area.
Fluent business English, verbal and writing
Strong leadership and networking skills
Energised
Drive for performance
Team player
Positive and open minded (good listener)

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 advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.