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Sourcing Project Manager

Requisition ID:  16093
Job Location(s): 

Vejle, DK, 7100 Kolding, DK, 6000 Silkeborg, DK, 8600

Job Description

Danfoss Residential Heating division is looking for a Sourcing Project Manager with extensive project management skills. You will be responsible for sourcing projects and execution of cost down activities in order to secure the fulfillment of cost and project targets.

 

This is a unique opportunity to work with sourcing, cost-down, outsourcing and change management projects for a global leader within energy-efficient solutions. The position is located in Vejle, Kolding or Silkeborg and approximately 15-20 travel days per year should be expected. You will report to the Head of Project Procurement & Cost Down in Residential Heating.      

Job Responsibilities

Your mission will be to secure achievement of cost targets in the division and thereby support the overall Danfoss business journey of profitable growth. You will be part of a team of Sourcing Project Managers, where you will be responsible for sourcing projects for one or more of the product lines in the Residential Heating Division. Your key tasks will be to:  

 

  • Take the lead on building, executing and following up on pipeline activities and projects for achieving cost optimizations (resourcing, process and technical cost down)
  • Hands on project management and execution of cost down projects
  • Overall follow up on cost down project milestone deliverables and planned and realized cost improvements.
  • Build and develop strong and mutually beneficial partnerships with internal stakeholders and our key suppliers.

Background & Skills

You hold a relevant BSc or MSc in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business Management or equivalent, combined with experience from procurement (negotiation, supplier relationship management, etc.), project-, stakeholder- and change management. Experience with procurement of mechanical parts is an advantage.

 

You can work cross functionally with people on many levels in the organization both with suppliers and internally. You have the ability to create relationships with internal stakeholders across multiple functions (R&D, Product Management, Supply Chain, etc.). You can communicate with and challenge the stakeholders and demonstrate strong skills within negotiation, communication, and project management. You have gained a large part of your experience in an international company, and you have good analytical skills combined with a basic technical and financial understanding. Moreover, you are familiar with SAP related purchasing processes, and you are proficient in Excel and the rest of MS Office. You are proactive, committed and supportive approach towards a given task ensures optimal execution and cooperation with all stakeholders. As we are working across countries, English skills, both written and spoken, on high-level is a must.

 

Please apply at your earliest convenience. We do not have an application deadline but accept applications as long as the job is posted.
 

 

For further information about the position, please contact Head of Project Procurement & Cost Down, Residential Heating, Thomas Skovbjerg Jakobsen on +45 51513645

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