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Category Manager, Direct Sourcing Franklinton United States,  

Posted on : 05 July 2017

Project Description

Pioneer a brighter futureAt Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers and the global community to make a sustainable impact. We use science to advance industries and pave the way for a brighter future. Direct Sourcing is part of the Sourcing & Global Services organization, part of Corporate Functions. In Sourcing & Global Services, our value proposition is we enable growth for Novozymes . We enable growth via close collaboration with stakeholders in all the regions and throughout the supply chain and by balancing quality, cost and risk for the betterment of Novozymes.Direct Sourcing at Novozymes is a global organization responsible for all sourcing of raw materials within Novozymes, with Sourcing colleagues located at Novozymes key production sites in all regions of the world including EMEA, APAC, North America and South America. Category Manager, Direct Sourcing  Franklinton, NCAs Category Manager for North America, you will work closely together with other Category Managers and take on responsibility for a large and divergent raw material portfolio for the production sites in North America. You will have strategic and commercial responsibility on strategic sourcing projects, in close collaboration with different stakeholders in the supply chain. In addition, your tasks will include: participation in global category strategy development; market analysis & supplier search and assessments; project portfolio pipeline planning; project management of strategic sourcing projects; proactively drive raw material substitution project portfolio development; negotiation and contracting; contract management of existing contract portfolio; raw material price forecasting; and supplier performance & supplier relations management.You will report directly to the Head of Direct Sourcing, located in EMEA. On a daily basis, you will work closely with the two other Category Managers located at the Franklinton site. Competence profileYou are a dynamic sourcing professional wanting to make a difference. Your competences include: A strong business acumenGood competences and experience within different phases of strategic sourcingGood cross functional project management skillsYou thrive in a fast-paced and multi-functional environmentRelevant education at Master level within biotech/chemistry, economy or the like, combined with 2-5 years of work experience within strategic sourcing, preferably from industry relevant production companiesStrong collaborative and communicative skillsYou thrive working globally  across various regions, cultures and functionsAre you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let s realize your potential together.About Novozymes Novozymes is the world leader in biological solutions. Together with customers, partners and the global community, we improve industrial performance while preserving the planet s resources and helping build better lives. As the world s largest provider of enzyme and microbial technologies, our bioinnovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many other benefits that we rely on today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow. www.novozymes.comNovozymes is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability or veteran status.Application deadline: July 23, 2017


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