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Category Buyer

Requisition ID:  16634
Job Location(s): 

Sofia, BG, 1510

Job Description

 

Do you want to help Danfoss Residential Heating in achieving strong results on E2E logistics improvements and supplier performance in general? Can you support the development of high performing suppliers? And do you have a solid approach towards stakeholder management? Then you might be the right candidate for this position as Category Buyer within Danfoss Residential Heating. 

 

You will become part of a team of highly skilled and committed colleagues working closely together, each being responsible for different categories and placed at various locations. Amount of travelling will depend on your location. 

 

As a Category Buyer in Danfoss Residential Heating, you will be giving input to and supporting the execution of category strategies (i.e. supplier consolidation, quality & delivery performance). You will also identify and execute improvement projects on delivery performance and drive various E2E logistic solution with suppliers.
 

Other key responsibilities will be to: 

 

  • Ensure logistic agreements with suppliers on lead time, MOQ’s and safety/consignment stock
  • Improve supplier delivery performance and availability
  • Work together with our factories to secure availability from suppliers
  • Support new product development projects and engineering changes (ECN's)
  • Maintain procurement master data in SAP. 

Background and Skills

 

You most likely have a Bachelor and/or Master degree within a relevant field of study. More importantly you have a proven track record within strategic/tactical procurement/supply chain (+5 years) preferably from the manufacturing industry, having good business insights and process understanding. Further, you are a good communicator and have a high proficiency in English, both verbally and in writing, and have the following qualifications and characteristics: 

 

  • Good project management skills and a cross-functional approach to problem solving
  • Goal-oriented and self-driven 
  • Structured, highly diligent and strong executer with efficient approach to your work, 
  • Continuously working to improve processes
  • Ability to prioritize and work under time constraints and tight deadlines
  • Good negotiation and commercial skills
  • Ability to work in large and complex organizations with different agendas 
  • Team player who can interact with others, across borders and cultures at all levels
  • Positive attitude and being able to see opportunities rather than limitations. 

Join Danfoss

 

You are kindly invited to apply with English CV, so your application will be properly evaluated. The application process will remain open until the position has been filled.

 

We are looking forward to see how we can Engineer Tomorrow together and co-create our Green Restart. Bringing your whole self to our organization is highly appreciated, fostering diverse and inclusive environment for top results! 

 

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