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Category Manager Capex


  • Kraków

    Kraków, Lesser Poland
  • offer expired 2 months ago
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • manager / supervisor

Your responsibilities

As CAPEX Category Manager, you will take up a newly established role in the global RAC Procurement team. You will be responsible for the strategic and tactical sourcing activities related to our CAPEX projects in our factories in Nordborg, Denmark and Grodzisk-Mazowiecki, Poland. Additionally, you will support the projects in our factories in Monterrey, Mexico and Wuqing, China.

As our CAPEX Category Manager, you will be involved in our projects from the initial scoping stage until the final SAT. In this process, you will be the link between internal stakeholders in Manufacturing Technology and external turn-key suppliers. Your job is to take the commercial lead in the decision-making process to ensure the right suppliers are selected for our projects. You will lead negotiations; drive contracting activities and follow up on suppliers’ contractual obligations during the project implementation.

In your role, a key element is to develop our supplier portfolio and strengthen supplier relationship management. With that, your key objective is to facilitate the optimal balance between cost, technical specifications, and execution speed to bring the highest possible impact to our business.

Our requirements

To succeed in the job, we expect you have an academic degree (B.A or MSc.) and have a proven track record within Project-based Procurement in a manufacturing environment or within the Manufacturing Equipment Industry (+5 years). Previous experience from working in a global company is considered an advantage. Additionally, you should fulfil the following professional profile:

• Excellent negotiation and communication skills

• Experience within sourcing of Custom Developed Equipment and turnkey solutions is seen as a strong asset

• High drive and thrive in a fast-paced atmosphere

• Experienced in stakeholder management and leading cross-functional projects in a complex environment

• English skills at negotiation level


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.

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Job Description

Danfoss Refrigeration and A/C (RAC) Procurement is looking for a strong Category Manager to drive the commercial activities of our CAPEX projects pipeline in Europe. Experience within sourcing of production-related equipment (E.g. Assembly automation and digitalization, leak testing solutions, process specific machines) is key.

We offer an interesting job with room to build a new area from scratch. Lots of opportunities for professional and personal development across the global Danfoss organization.

Location: flexible in Europe