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Strategic Buyer

Requisition ID:  22612
Job Location(s): 

Warwick, GB

Job Description

Danfoss Power Solutions is looking for a Strategic Buyer to be responsible for the operational procurement activities within the local / regional plant sites to ensure the business is running. You will be ensuring one point of contact (one face) towards suppliers and the business. 


This position will be located in Danfoss Power Solutions’ Controls Site in Warwich, GB. Expected travelling will be 30%, both domestic and international.

Job Responsibilities

If you take this exciting position as our new Strategic Buyer, your key tasks and responsibilities will be:

 

  • Materials Change Management. Responsible for executing standard processes and tools. Coordinate PPAPs & ramp up, ramp down.
  • Project Implementation. Coordinate ramp up and ramp down of new projects. Supplier onboarding as per Danfoss standards.
  • Material Availability Monitoring. The first escalation point for supply and/or quality issues including documentation of supplier performance. Lead time / VMI activities. Monitor forecast versus supplier capacities. Work with Category in case of misalignments.
  • Contracts and Pricing. Standard price for purchase price & Price Change Reporting. Own and maintain procurement master data for local / regional sites, incl. SAP Data. Create & maintain Service Level Agreements. Own and maintain supplier tooling database, incl. Input for budget.
  • Liasing with Various Teams and Functions. Effective, proactive relationship with other relevant functions-departments to forecast and supply to the business. Active teamwork with the category teams and BU teams to constantly improve processes, meet-exceed target, share best practices and present one uniform PS approach internally and externally.
  • Supplier Accountability. Support corrective actions for on time delivery (OTD). Support and follow up reimbursement activities.

Background & Skills

To be successful in this position, you have excellent communication skills, ability to influence and work through others and build strong stakeholder networks. Your problem solving and analytical skills are good. In your ways of working, you are flexible, creative and possessing a "can do" attitude.


You have a degree in business, technology, project management, or other related field combined with several years of experience in procurement, engineering, operation, project management or technology. Experience with categories and components in hydraulic systems is a strong preference and experience in strategic supplier management is preferred. You possess good MS Office skills, specifically Excel and PowerPoint.

 

We continuously assess candidates, so please don’t hesitate to send in your application. We are eagerly awaiting your application. 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 Senior Procurement Manager, Manuela Fabbi, after Jan 7th 2022, tel. +39 3474776036.

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 40,000 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 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.