Danfoss Strategic Buyer in AMES, Iowa
Strategic Buyer Requisition ID: 16777 Job Location(s): Ames, US, 50011 Job Description Danfoss inAmes, Iowahas an immediate opening for aStrategic Buyeron our Global Procurement team. The Strategic Buyer is responsible for operational procurement activities within our local/regional plant sites, acting as a key point of contact for our suppliers and within the organization.Job Responsibilities Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following.Support organization goals and objectives with emphasis on cost savings, supplier performance, contribution margin, and salesMaterial change management and PPAP activitiesProcurement master data maintenancePricing and quotation review, negotiation, and evaluationSupplier accountability for on time delivery and reimbursement claimsNegotiation and implementation of inventory solutions (CMI, VMI, 3PL, etc.)Contract negotiation, management, and reviewSupplier capacity managementParticipate in department/plant wide projects and initiativesBackground and Skills Bachelor's Degree within business, logistics, or supply chain. Other relevant fields of study within manufacturing, quality, and or engineering will be considered1+ years' experience in procurement, supply chain, or parts/supplier managementCandidates with 3+ years' experience in procurement, supply chain, or parts/supplier management, in lieu of a degree, will be consideredAbility to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficientlyProficiency in MS products (ex. Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams)SAP or other ERP systems (ex. Oracle, JD Edwards) working knowledgeExperience in negotiating pricing, terms, and conditionsExperience with engineering changes and PPAPsAnalysis and problem-solving skillsGlobal sourcing and supply experienceAbility to travel domestically and internationally at 5%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.