Category Manager / Sourcing Manager
Location: Hornsyld, Midtjylland, Danemark
Are you ready for your next career step within sourcing? Would you like to continue your career in a global environment and have a significant impact on our reliable and innovative products and solutions?
TRIAX is a global supplier of reliable, innovative products and solutions for the reception and distribution of video, audio and data signals. Our Products are used in homes, businesses and operator networks by broadcasters, satellite, cable and telecom operators. Our Solutions combine our hardware and software expertise to deliver value to hospitality and related markets, through a partner network of system integrators, large installers and operators.
In 2021 TRIAX merged with Ikusi Multimedia jointly owned by Polaris Private Equity and Velatia Group. Read more at www.triax.com.
With reference to our Head of Supply Chain, you will have independent and strategic purchasing responsibility with a focus on supplier cooperation and contract negotiations. Your area of responsibility will include several significant categories of merchandise. You will be a central member of the sourcing organization and you will actively contribute to the company’s overall growth and development.
Areas of responsibility:
- Independent strategic procurement
- Cooperation with suppliers both in Europe and Asia
- Sourcing new products and suppliers in cooperation with Product Managers
- Price and contract negotiations
- Negotiate annual agreements, including ongoing selection and adaptation of the supplier portfolio.
- Ensure optimized category development, e.g. in relation to price development, demand and competitor initiatives.
- Cooperation with our sourcing office in China.
- Implement new products and update present products in cooperation with Product Managers and R&D
- Secure alignment with Axapta ERP system
Areas of responsibility:
You will be operating in an international setup with colleagues in Spain, UK, and other European countries. You will have a close corporation with colleagues in China and suppliers in both APAC and Europe. Your workplace will be at the head office in Hornsyld near Horsens, Denmark and you must expect 25–30 travel days per year.
The ideal candidate has a minimum of three years’ experience with strategic purchasing/category management and independent negotiation of major procurement contracts.
Industry experience is not essential; however, it is an advantage if you have knowledge of electronic/mechanical merchandise and purchasing.
You are expected to have a relevant commercial education and a strong technical interest, or alternatively a technical education and solid experience in the commercial field.
As a person, you are a skilled merchant who knows how to create healthy long-term relationships through a proactive approach to collaboration. You are robust with a natural impact while you understand the patience and persistence that a negotiation process requires.
Questions regarding the position can be clarified by Michael Storm – Senior Consultant Mindfind tlf: 4124 9135 or email@example.com.