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Paolo Massirone 11-08-2017 12:17:26 Procurement Manager Production Supervisor United States Onshore

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Procurement Manager

Location: Hopkinsville / KY

Auto Req ID: 9334BR


Set the standard in the strategic procurement process and ensure buying the best quality materials and goods at the most competitive prices. Being part of Procurement Leadership group, you will be driving the process of locating and maintaining the best sources of supply for the components, materials, and services a company needs. You will consider all aspects of the relationship with suppliers, including quality and delivery, and the ability to respond quickly to changing supply requirements. You will ensure one point of contact (one face) towards suppliers and the business. You will strategize to find the most cost-effective deals and suppliers. You will discover best ways to minimize procurement expenses enabling Danfoss to invest in its growth and employees.

You will be responsible for:

  • Acting as a procurement representative to BU meetings for S&OP, Key projects, performance improvement and change management
  • Ensuring year-on-year cost saving by managing key cost down projects and creating constant cost saving pipeline by initiating and leading Idea Generation Workshops, aligning stakeholders and getting approval for projects
  • Providing an interface between Category Management, Project Management, supplier quality and supply chain for new projects
  • Liaising with the varying areas of the Divisions and Business areas (ie Finance, Materials Management, Engineering, etc.) in support of operations
  • Leading negotiation for Service level agreements, Quality agreements, Lead time reduction, Stocking agreements with external suppliers in coordination with Category
  • Ensuring seamless flow of parts from external suppliers as per the requirement with defined quality, lead time, OTD and quantity.
  • Material availability monitoring
  • Ensure Strategic Buyers effectively support corrective actions for on time delivery (OTD
  • Ensure Strategic Buyers effectively support and follow up reimbursement activities

Your qualifications: 

  • Degree or certificate within logistics, business administration, supply chain preferred
  • Other relevant fields are manufacturing, quality, technology, or process engineering
  • Post graduate education such as MBA would be an added advantage
  • Minimum 1 to 3 years of experience in parts and supplier management preferred• Project management experience
  • Experience with leading employees in a matrix environment preferred   

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