Sourcing Project Manager
Brooklyn Park, MN 
Posted 30 days ago
Job Description

We're looking for a Sourcing Project Manager who is leading sourcing projects and supporting new product development activities.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Drive re-/in-/out-source, cost out projects in liaison with project team (R&D, Category Management, Quality, Production etc.

  • Meet relevant standards for price, quality, timing and reliability of supply (Project Management).

  • Plan, direct and track purchasing activities in relation to new product development (NPD projects), such that direct materials (parts).

  • Hold commercial responsibility for own product development projects (direct material and investments in tools).

  • Plan all procurement activities in relation to own projects and take part of the collaborative planning session with the project core team (senior project management, technical project lead, quality project lead, production project lead).

  • Identify the potential risks and take the necessary actions to reach the project KPIs (saving/machine price; time; cost).

  • Manage supplier selection in liaison with respective category managers, R&D, quality and production.

  • Manage and execute RFQ process including contract award in liaison with respective category managers.

  • Present the statuses to Steering Committee and provide suggestions in case of barriers.

  • Close communication with Suppliers and Project team to create transparency within the projects.

Qualifications & skills:

  • Master/Bachelor in Business and/or Engineering.

  • 3 years of proven track record with project management and/or direct material sourcing.

  • Knowledge of any manufacturing technology is an advantage

  • Master user in Microsoft software's (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, MSP etc.).

  • Fluency in English

  • SAP knowledge is an advantage.

The successful pro we're looking for:

  • Analytical skillset, systematic thinking.

  • Capability of multitasking and handling a complex working environment.

  • Ability to predict results and mitigate on time.

  • Outstanding communication skills.

  • Essential to feel ownership on projects.

  • Team player driving a solid own agenda.

  • Self-confident and persistent - capable of making decisions and work in teams as much as working individually.

What we offer:

  • Personal and professional growth.

  • Working within a multicultural and international environment.

  • At Nilfisk, we know that amazing people make amazing companies. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits.

Let's create a cleaner future together

Clean is changing.Today, cleaning is a key contributor to health and safety, and a new clean is emerging, driven by technology and innovation. At Nilfisk we are a driving force in this development, and we work as one team with one agenda, supporting each other across an exciting, dynamic organization. Being part of Nilfisk means having the freedom to speak your mind and do what you do best. You will thrive by having a hands-on approach and the drive to bring your great ideas to life. At Nilfisk you can lead, innovate and collaborate for a cleaner future. Are you ready to make a change?

We embrace diversity and equality with an environment of inclusion. We encourage everyone to apply for the position, regardless of origin, race, ethnicity, religion, physical or mental ability, gender, gender-identity or expression, sexual orientation, and age.

Nilfisk offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Basic and Supplemental Life, Critical Illness and Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Account with Company Contribution, 401K with Company Match, Long and Short Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, Legal Plan, Parental Leave, Paid Vacation and Sick Time, Paid Volunteer Day, Tuition Reimbursement, Wellness Reimbursement, Scholarship opportunities, etc.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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