Mission

This position has been created to support the rapid growth in APAC with strong focus to reach beyond cost saving and create value to our business areas, reporting to VP Operation (Solid Line) and VP Global Sourcing (Dotted Line).

Primary responsibilities

  • Lead and coach the Strategic Sourcing team APAC
  • Lead strategic sourcing initiatives, following the Global Strategic Sourcing methodology and strategy
  • Lead negotiation strategy development and establish contract terms and conditions
  • Run supplier qualification program
  • Lead risk management activities in close conjunction with Quality department to mitigate business risk by identifying  key critical components and proposing solutions to Group Management
  • Initiate continuous improvement programs and innovations workshops
  • Provide expertise to maintain margin targets and get lowest possible costs  early in the product life cycle
  • Participate in cross functional meeting to align goals, KPI’s, and  to build better internal networks based on “One Munters” concept
  • Support product transfers and greenfield activities/projects
  • Lead cross functional category waves and develop category strategies
  • Train tactical purchasing members and business partners at sourcing techniques, primarily for class 2 and 3 vendors

Work & skill requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering and/or MBA
  • Minimum five (5) years of sourcing and engineering experience
  • Strong time management skills, including ability to work towards and hit deadlines, including assigned and self-imposed deadlines
  • Strong English written and oral communication skills, both in one-on-one situations and in group-settings.
  • Ability to develop and manage relationships with key suppliers & business executives
  • Experience at developing cost and financial models
  • Highly proficient with Excel and MS Office
  • Proven ability to work with and maintain confidential information

What we offer

Munters as a global player can offer you interesting and challenging work in a fast growing company which focuses on quality, humanity and sustainability. Together with experienced and enthusiastic colleagues you will find many opportunities for your personal development and learn how your can contribute using your strengths and skills. Part of Munters philosophy is to allow your ideas room to grow because we trust each other and we like to empower employees to make their own decisions. We look internally for talent, and we develop and support each employee in creating an individual career path, with diverse local or global training opportunities. Working life can have more than one direction, and you can create your perfect climate and be part of the Munters family.