Category Manager – Global Sourcing

The Position

With direct reference to the Director, Global Procurement and Logistics, you will have the overall responsibility for strategic, tactical and project-related sourcing activities on a global and regional basis.

This newly created position is situated in Jupiter Bach’s headquarters in Køge, and travelling to the manufacturing sites in China, USA, Lithuania, Spain and Poland must be expected, as well as supplier visits globally. You will be in charge of establishing sourcing strategies and leading sourcing activities in partnership with the global category leads and regional team of buyers.

Jupiter Bach Procurement sources different categories of raw materials such as resin, gelcoat, chemicals, foam and glass fibre for the composite production. Additional categories are steel parts, fasteners, electrical parts, consumables and accessories.

Your responsibilities will include further development of sourcing strategies, objectives and organization for the sourcing activities based on Jupiter Bach’s overall strategies. You will maintain the current structure of work, incl. follow-up on KPI’s, project management, performance management etc.

Key success factors will among others be cost savings in agreed areas to meet overall Procurement target and Project Management to keep timelines and implementation on Procurement projects.

Your Qualifications

You may have a degree in engineering, business administration, logistics, finance or a related discipline. Proven professional experience in strategic global sourcing or procurement in combination with sourcing experience from manufacturers located in Eastern Europe and Asia.

You have the ability to lead and influence change in complex projects, strong relationship building with key stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

You are capable of incluencing and motivating others with new ideas and concepts, competent at thinking and acting strategically, championing change and generating innovative solutions.

Strong skills within project management, negotiations and communication (both oral and written) open, honest and trustworthy.

You are energetic and have a positive attitude and wish to work in an international environment with international requirements and work culture.

Jupiter Bach offers

  • A dynamic international company
  • The opportunity to work in the growing wind industry
  • Cross cultural challenges where tasks are coordinated and executed between three continents
  • An honest, open, and informal work culture
  • The opportunity to become part of a very dedicated team with fast decision making and a great variety of tasks
  • An open and bright work environment
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • Competitive salary depending on skills and experience

Application

Please upload your application and resume via this link. Applications will be assessed consecutively. Jupiter Bach strives for gender balance and welcomes applications from interested candidates irrespective of gender.

If you have any questions to the postion, please contact Director Global Procurement and Logistics, Judit Für on +45 2040 7720 or partner at KAR+CO, Kim Overgaard Schlichting on +45 4043 3090

Jupiter Bach is devoted to wind. Within the field of nacelle and spinner covers we are best in class, and our track record includes more than 40,000 wind turbines around the world. As market leader, Jupiter Bach help drive the industry by challenging the status quo, lowering the cost of wind power and continually raising the bar for collaboration. This approach has made Jupiter Bach the wind industry’s preferred partner. Jupiter Bachs core business is to design and supply nacelle and spinner covers. Close collaborations with the customers and constant innovation enable Jupiter Bach to drive continuous improvement together, set new industry standards and achieve the industry’s most competitive total cost. The company grew out of the 2017 merger between Jupiter Group and BACH Composite Industry. Headquartered in Køge, just outside Copenhagen, Denmark. Jupiter Bach currently have eight production sites, 90,000 m2 of manufacturing and assembly capacity, and more than 1,200 employees.