Global Category Manager/Project Manager

Location: Køge

We are searching for a Global Category Manager/Project Manager for a position based in the HQ of Jupiter Bach.

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.

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

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 of raw materials like resin and gelcoats based on Jupiter Bach’s overall strategies. You will maintain the current structure of work, incl. follow-up on KPIs, 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 chemistry, 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.

Project Management certification will be considered an advantage.

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 influencing 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, negotiation 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

Further information
If you have questions about the position, please contact Kim Overgaard Schlichting from KAR+CO on +45 4043 3090.

Application and deadline
KAR+CO is handling the recruitment, and incoming applications are processed on a regular basis. Upload your application as soon as possible to KAR+CO via this link: KAR+CO

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 50,000 wind turbines around the world. As market leader, we 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. Our core business is to design and supply nacelle and spinner covers. Close collaborations with our customers and constant innovation enable us 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 Koege, just outside Copenhagen, Denmark, we currently have 7 production sites, 75,000 m2 of manufacturing and assembly capacity, and more than 1,500 employees.