At Danfoss we are currently looking for a Category Manager (m/f/d) for the location Neumünster, Germany. We are also open for candidates located around Nordborg and or Kolding, Denmark.
In this role you will be part of our global international Indirect Procurement organization and play a key role in improving our productivity and overall business. Optimize the procurement of products and services related to Operations at our factories for the category Cutting Tools.
You will be actively engaging and leading global and regional contract negotiations, communicate and cooperate with our suppliers and stakeholders. Other activities include development and implementation of category strategies, identify saving opportunities and lead the quarterly supplier review meetings.
Background and skills
To be successful in this position, the candidate should have a (Bachelor or Master) degree related to Procurement and experience with a similar working environment and or function. Additionally, we would like to see:
Strong communication and project management skills in combination with a technical understanding;
A proactive, goal-oriented and Cross-functional approach;
Experienced in stakeholder management and motivated to lead global as well as regional negotiations with our Suppliers and Stakeholders;
Being fluent in the English and German language is a must. Other languages such as French and or Polish are beneficial.
If you are interested and would like to be considered as a candidate, we kindly invite you to apply for this role.
For further information about the position, please contact Tom Robert Schouten, Talent Acquisition Specialist at +31 10 24 92 127
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