FOSS is looking for a Project Sourcing Manager
Do you have solid technical insight, sourcing experience and great business acumen? Then we have an exciting job opportunity ready for you.
At FOSS, we are proud of contributing to the sustainable use of our planet’s agricultural resources and thus to the nutrition and health of the people of the world. We provide analytics beyond measure and add value to our customers by improving the quality and output of their food and agricultural production. It guides our work and describes the very essence of FOSS and the purpose of what we do.
This is a unique opportunity for you to join our Project Sourcing team as a Project Sourcing Manager, being an important part of our NPD (New Product Development) projects. You will be responsible for selecting suppliers for our new analytical solutions, linking R&D with Production – navigating in a diverse mix of creative R&D engineers and process-oriented supply chain colleagues.
Welcome to Global Sourcing
We are part of P&SC (Production & Supply Chain), responsible for obtaining cost efficiency and implementing LEAN sourcing solutions. P&SC aims to meet our customers’ needs for global analytic solutions by providing a scalable and competitive end-to-end supply chain.
Global Sourcing works with tactical and strategic sourcing for our high-end analytical solutions.
FOSS has a high mix & low volume production based on a wide selection of categories, e.g. mechanics, optics, electronics and chemistry. You will be one of five Project Sourcing Managers representing Global Sourcing in our NPD projects.
You’ll play an important part in our New Product Development Projects
NPD Projects are executed according to our business adapted Stage Gate Model. The project teams work closely together to refine and develop new analytic solutions from a wide range of different core technologies. Project Sourcing drive many value adding tasks in our project, among other things we secure early supplier involvement of carefully chosen suppliers, build a solid supply foundation and support a successful transition from NPD towards running production.
You will join the projects early in the concept design phase and actively contribute to the unity of project goals, technology and commercial aspects while being responsible for:
- sourcing and supplier selection in the development stages
- a transparent and optimized component cost
- documenting procurement/master data for new components in SAP
- developing our supplier platform in collaboration with relevant Category Managers
- maturing the supply chain for running production
Sourcing experienced and technically sound candidate
To successfully handle the above responsibilities, you may have:
- An engineering or other relevant technical background
- Sourcing/procurement experience
- High level of business acumen
- Experience working within NPD projects/Project Management
- SAP ERP and Microsoft Excel experience
In addition, you are a skilled communicator with excellent coordination skills, who thrives in a committed team. The job will benefit from you being structured, extrovert and proactive, as well as having the ability to manage many different types of stakeholders.
Ready to join us?
Be joining FOSS, you will be part of an innovative environment with a variety of opportunities for career development. Being a global market leader within our field of business, you can look forward to a challenging job, where you will work across multiple business segments and functions. We have a flexible work-life balance, well-being is essential, and your competent colleagues are always keen to help!
Kindly send your application no later than 14 August 2022 – please note that we only accept applications sent via the link below. If you need further information regarding the job, please do not hesitate to contact Martin Melskens, Head of Project Sourcing at email@example.com – Please note that Martin will be on holiday from the 4th of July but will be back in office from 25th of July.
We look forward to hearing from you! All applications for vacant positions will be welcomed and will be considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position regardless of nationality, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, parental responsibilities, age, religion, or belief.
FOSS contributes to the sustainable use of our planet’s agricultural resources and thus to the nutrition and health of the people of the world. We make it our business to build analytical solutions, which add value by improving food quality and optimizing production, from raw material to finished product. FOSS helps optimize the use of food and agricultural resources by enabling customers to run intelligent data-driven productions with less waste, better quality, bigger yields, and more optimal use of raw materials. Always at the forefront of analytical technology development, FOSS provides a range of analytical solutions from laboratory to at-line and in-line solutions, across industries from dairy to grain and meat. FOSS provides instruments and solutions to the world’s 100 largest food companies and for more than 60 years, FOSS has been innovating analytical technology. FOSS was founded by Nils Foss in Hillerød in 1956. We are a family-owned, global company and our products and services are sold all around the world. FOSS employs approximately 1,700 highly qualified people worldwide.
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