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Category Manager

Job Description

Danfoss Residential Heating is looking for a Category Manager for electro-mechanical parts. In this role, you will build and execute category strategies and plans and develop key supplier relationships. Cooperating with suppliers and internal stakeholder (global and local) is essential, as you need to build and develop strong and mutual beneficial partnerships to fulfil the overall procurement targets within cost optimization, increasing value and contractual compliance. Moreover, you will manage cross-functional projects, lead price and contract negotiations and, at the same time, continuously search for new ways for Danfoss to optimize how we do procurement.
You will become part of a team of highly skilled and committed colleagues, who work closely together and have discussions about processes, while each being responsible for different product categories and placed at various locations. Amount of travelling will depend upon your location.

Background and skills

You most likely have a bachelor and/or master within a relevant field of study. More importantly, you have a proven track record within strategic procurement and/or category management (+5 years). Further, you have the following characteristics:

  • Strong communication and project management skills.
  • Motivated by leading negotiations.
  • Experienced in stakeholder management.
  • Cross-functional approach.
  • Goal-oriented and proactive.
  • Analytical mindset and possess the ability of strategic thinking.

We are Engineering Tomorrow

The world faces growing populations, booming urbanization and rapid climate change. At Danfoss, we engineer ready-to-use solutions to these challenges. We build energy-efficient solutions that reduce food loss and make cities cleaner – using digital technology to make systems smarter and more connected – and we engineer innovative new ways to save energy and transition to clean energy for the good of our climate.

Join Danfoss

Danfoss gives you unique opportunities to put your skills to good use, make an impact and shape an exciting career. We encourage employees to take charge, do extraordinary things and run the business like it was their own. Danfoss is a global market-leading technology company. We are respected around the world and across industries for our innovative, high-quality products and solutions. Join Danfoss to be part of a world-class team of over 27,000 people in 56 countries that engineer tomorrow and build a better future.

For further information about the position, please contact RH Procurement Director, Lars Rindal, +45 25207271. For information regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Manager, Sigurd Hansen, +45 5371 0634.  

Please watch how Danfoss is engineering tomorrow

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.


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Nordborg, Vejle, Silkeborg, Viby J, or Grodzisk (Poland)

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