Category Manager (BB-27B7A)
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Category Manager, Odense, Denmark
Can you execute category strategies within electronics or electrical related component categories, such as PCBA, Cables or Encoder parts? Can you formulate and drive category plans in accordance with our overall category strategy? If so, you may be our new Category Manager at Universal Robots.
Universal Robots is looking for highly skilled employees capable of meeting the challenges of developing ground-breaking robots and bringing these to the market. The company is in the process of building its global organization and a strong market position. Since 2015 Universal Robots is part of Teradyne Inc.
About the role
In this role you will report to the Director of Strategic Sourcing and be responsible for executing the category strategies within the assigned categories. The present supplier portfolio is globally based, and due to the rapid growth rates, the supplier portfolio will be developed continuously. Further to the below key responsibilities you will develop and manage UR’s relationships with key suppliers together with the global Teradyne Sourcing organization as well as drive and coordinate the Category Team of purchasing and supplier quality colleagues.
+ Conduct supply analysis and capacity planning for key categories
+ Formulate and drive category plans in accordance with the overall category strategy
+ Represent Sourcing in NPI project development and represent the commercial sourcing view
+ Ensure cost control and impacts on our New Product development
+ Ensure new product development supplier selection can deliver in accordance to cost, capability and quality objectives. Also lead supplier negotiation and participate in Teradyne led negotiations
+ Participate in Supplier Business reviews
+ Identify collaboration opportunities in the global matrix and utilize synergies within Teradyne Supply Chain.
We are looking for a candidate with strong negotiation skills and a strong international focus.
In addition, you have:
+ A relevant educational degree in engineering e.g. production, eletronics or Business Development or similar
+ 5+ years of experience from a similar position in a multinational, industrial corporation.
+ Alternatively, you have a proven track record from a position with a more limited area of responsibility and have a clear talent to develop rapidly in this new position.
+ Experience in working with strategic negotiation, supplier management, IP rights, liability and warranty.
+ Experience from an adjacent position (e.g. sales, product management or portfolio management), with a strong international focus on business relations and the context of the entire supply chain of the company
+ Excellent command of English, both written and spoken is required. Working knowledge of other languages are considered a plus
Ready to apply?
Send your application using the link. We take candidates into the recruitment process on a continuous basis and therefore encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
Join Universal Robots
We are a diverse group of smart, creative people working at the forefront of collaborative robotics. Our robotic arms help our customers improve productivity and profitability and create a safer work environment.
Together, we find innovative solutions to some of the most important manufacturing issues facing businesses today. And we dare to do what others find impossible – working towards making bleeding edge technologies a reality for businesses of all sizes.
Current openings may involve access to export controlled technology and may be subject to export licensing requirements prior to employment. ATTENTION APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: If you’re unable to access our on-line application due to a disability you may visit one of our locations or our Corporate Office at 600 Riverpark Drive, North Reading, MA and request a paper application form. In addition, you may also contact the HR Service Center at 978-370-3041 or contact them at HR.Service.Center@teradyne.com for additional assistance. LitePoint, a Teradyne Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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