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Transformation Project Lead - Indirect Cost

Requisition ID:  20158
Job Location(s): 

Wuqing, CN Haiyan, CN Shanghai, CN

Job Description

Danfoss Business System (DBS) was founded in 2003 and is a world class improvement organization with one overall purpose: To ensure that Danfoss has a best-in-class performance. Today the organization consists of more than 140 highly qualified specialists split into more than 20 nationalities, who all can challenge and support the businesses as well as develop the practices and solutions needed to take Danfoss to the next level. DBS is part of the Danfoss DNA.

Danfoss Business System (DBS) is looking for Transformation Project Leads to lead regional and global projects with focus on Indirect cost optimization across Danfoss factories. You will be leading projects of up to 6 months duration, to achieve strong contribution margin improvements by optimizing the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) within Indirect Cost with a direct affect to the Factory Performance.

In this role, you will be operating in a truly multicultural environment with highly competent colleagues from all over the world. We are a global organization with more than 100 factories all over the world  and therefore it is important that you have the flexibility and willingness to travel approx. 50% of the time and to work in all our factories within your region. When not travelling, you will have the flexibility to be working from one of our offices or from home.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead cross-functional projects to identify and implement Indirect Cost optimization potentials.    This includes securing buy-in from relevant stakeholders, defining scope, analyzing data, agreeing on target, and establishing the right project team
  • In your capacity as Project Leader, you will co-develop road map, ensure timely execution to achieve agreed targets, but also being ready to actively participate in preparing business cases, implementation plans etc. to secure implementation according to plan
  • You will support with identifying improvement potentials within indirect cost areas like MRO, Energy, Logistics, Packaging etc.
  • Drive Performance Management (PMS) to follow up on activities, provide corrective actions if needed, challenge to reach stretch targets and report to Management
  • You will act as partner to manufacturing and supply chain leaders to elevate a culture of high performance and continuous improvement with focus on safety, quality, delivery, and cost along the entire value chain
  • As part of a global network, you will search and share best practice proactively

Background & Skills

 

To be successful in this position, we expect that you bring around 5 years of experience from Supply Chain, Procurement or from an improvement and performance driven organization or Consulting. Ideally you come from a manufacturing environment of a large or medium-sized organization.The successful candidate has a track record of hands-on experience in implementing change management projects, ability to demonstrate team player mindset and act as an inspirational leader with both commercial and technical knowledge. You are excellent in building rapport and confidence in peers and management. In addition, we are looking for the following competencies and values:

  • Analytical mindset and strong project management skills
  • Demonstrates cultural intelligence and enjoys working across cultures
  • Exhibits a unique blend of functional excellence, and entrepreneurial spirit with an interest in strategic subjects.
  • Navigates well in a large and complex matrix organization
  • Is an efficient communicator and consensus builder with an open and curious mindset
  • Fluent in English – speaking and writing, ideally other European languages
  • High drive for delivering results and significant achievements

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.