Project Manager, Cost Down Engine (f/m/d)



Danfoss Heating is looking for a Cost Down Project Manager to join our team to lead and help us drive cost down processes. Cost Down Engine is about challenging the current state and improving it using facts and tangible benchmarks. We change behaviors and drive step changes for impact. You will be in the frontline and responsible for creating and maturing our pipeline of technical cost reductions. All this is to ensure the continued competitiveness of our products and that we stay relevant to our customers.

We bring competences together and we are cross-functional in our approaches to optimize our designs, functions and performances. As a Cost Down Project Manager, you engage and work together with Product Portfolio, R&D, Production and Procurement. You will identify, plan, execute and communicate projects that have a significant impact on our ability to compete in a global market.

Background and skills
To be considered for this position, you have solid experience with Project Management, Change Management or Product and Process optimizations. You hold a relevant Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a technical field. You have a drive for creating business impact with focus on implementation and always strive for better. You are comfortable in challenging and can take the lead as a Project Manager.

Your main responsibilities will be, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare and facilitate cost down projects on products and categories
  • Ensure engagement of our competent stakeholders
  • Maintain a constant pipeline of minimum 3% Cost Down activities
  • Facilitate and lead processes and workshops
  • Use, update and train stakeholders in Danfoss’ best practice tools and processes for Cost Down.

You will be located in either Vejle, Viby, Silkeborg or Nordborg where you will be supporting our Product Cost Facilities. It is here, you will have the main part of your activities. However, it is also important that you have the flexibility and willingness to travel, mainly in Europe, where our production sites are located.

We offer a challenging position where you will be able to utilize your current experience while growing professionally and further develop and advance in your career. This is a high-visibility position in an inspiring work environment.

We are Engineering Tomorrow
The world faces growing populations, booming urbanization and rapid climate change. At Danfoss, we engineer ready-to-use solutions to these challenges. We build energy-efficient solutions that reduce food loss and make cities cleaner – using digital technology to make systems smarter and more connected – and we engineer innovative new ways to save energy and transition to clean energy for the good of our climate.

Join Danfoss
Danfoss gives you unique opportunities to put your skills to good use, make an impact and shape an exciting career. We encourage employees to take charge, do extraordinary things and run the business like it was their own. Danfoss is a leading technology company where you get to work with – and learn from – expert colleagues with a wide range of professional and cultural backgrounds. Join Danfoss to be part of a world-class team of over 27,000 people in 56 countries that engineer tomorrow and build a better future.

Please watch how Danfoss is engineering tomorrow

For more information about the position, please contact Head of Cost Down Engine, Thomas S. Jakobsen +45 5151 3645. For information regarding the process, please contact Senior Recruiter, Marie H.-Kristensen +45 2860 5891. Both are available after August 5, 2019.

Please apply at your earliest convenience, once we have found the right candidate, the job ad will be closed/taken down.

Your application is important to us. We would like to inform you that during the summer vacation period, you may experience a delay in response from the recruiter or hiring manager, but we will reply to you as soon as possible.

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

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