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Sourcing Manager

Requisition ID:  20422
Job Location(s): 

Vaasa, FI Tampere, FI

Job Description

 

We are driven by drives and passionate about providing a competitive edge in key applications across various industries. We live and breathe drives. Danfoss Drives is unique in that it is 100% focused on developing, manufacturing and supplying AC drives.

 

We are looking for a Sourcing Manager to join our Sourcing team in Danfoss Drives. 

 

We offer you a great opportunity to utilize and develop our supplier base around the world. We offer an ambitious and passionate working atmosphere with highly skilled and experienced colleagues in a global environment. At Danfoss Drives, you will become an active part of a passionate and driven team and be given the opportunity to contribute to a global environment. 

This position can be located in Vaasa or Tampere

Job Responsibilities

 

As a Sourcing Manager you will analyze cost factors, look for cost competitive technologies, manufacturing technologies, suppliers and regions.

 

You will get strong support from Procurement team members and related functions to succeed in this position. You will often co-operate together with R&D, Product Engineering, Quality, Production and Supplier Operations.

 

Your main responsibilities include:

 

  • Overall understanding of cost, availability and manufacturing technologies
  • NPD sourcing, analyzing and choosing the most competitive suppliers, technologies, raw materials and manufacturing regions
  • Chasing cost down opportunities for active products
  • Ensuring that ERP system is up to date with latest prices and item information
  • Ensuring smooth engineering changes in our supply chain
  • Acting as a Procurement lead in NPD projects

Background & Skills

 

To succeed in this position, you have M.Sc. or B.Sc. degree in an Engineering or Industrial area.

 

You are self-driven, able to combine technical competences and understanding with commercial terms & conditions. You have an understanding and interest in cost competitive technologies and design.

You are seen as a team player who can take initiative and run projects and you are eager to develop your skills.

 

Furthermore, we expect you to have an excellent command of English and good command of Finnish and be willing to work in a global environment. We expect you have gathered several years of experience of industrial procurement.

 

For further information about the position, please contact Pekka Lidman, Director, Procurement, at +358 50 468 7921.

 

We are expecting your CV and Cover Letter. Please note that we will handle applications on a continuous basis so do not hesitate to apply as soon as possible. We do not have an application deadline but accept applications as long as the job is posted. The position will be closed 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 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.