Project Manager (Compressors, Cooling Systems, Motors, Ice & Water) Product Line Food Preservation
Purchasing & Sourcing
Full Time
Susegana, Italy
2019-12-23

Project Manager Compressors, Cooling Systems, Motors, Ice & Water, Global Product Line Food Preservation, Global Purchasing 

Job area  : Global Purchasing 
Location: Susegana, Italy

Electrolux is a successful international company, leader in the home and professional appliances markets with its headquarters in Stockholm.

Within its vision of shaping living for the better, Electrolux has a wide understanding of consumers’ needs and desires. Through our “Taste, Care and Well-being strategy”, we want to design and produce innovative products and services that help our customers to reach the goals they desire.

Global Product Line Purchasing & the role:


Within the Global Purchasing Organization, Global Product Line Purchasing has the key responsibility of awarding new businesses, in close collaboration with the Global Categories.

Our mission is to ensure the award of businesses to the best suppliers through project negotiations, using advanced tools (ex. Is refined cost models), Supplier Development methodologies, etc… fulfilling the targets of quality, complexity reduction, technology harmonization, cost optimization, and supplier consolidation.

We operate in all the regions (Business Areas) with international suppliers engaging them with our internal business partners as: Sales, Product Line, R&D, Quality, Manufacturing & Engineering, Marketing, and Finance etc. building strong cooperation with a focus on quality, innovation, long-term agreements with our strategic suppliers. Sustainability and continuous improvement are the elements that are underpinning our activity.

As we operate in a dynamic, international and competitive environment, we count on our well-developed social capabilities and good set of technical or financial skills to get us through the day. It represents a fantastic growth experience where you can learn from all the different activities we need to manage.

Duties and responsibilities

• Drive projects centered on global strategy for compressors, cooling systems, motors, ice and water; complexity reduction, technology harmonization, supplier consolidation, and cost optimization.
• Develop and manage strategic working relationships with internal and external stakeholders on a global and regional level.
• Assist in budget preparation, 12 month plan cost estimation, and support of project updates.
• Support analytics, data preparation, and updates to global and regional teams.
• Chair and facilitate project meetings.
• Document and follow up on project actions to ensure deadlines are met.
• Some international/local travel will be required (up to 30%).
• Reporting to Global Product Line Director / Lead Category Manager

Experience required
• Strong mechanical technical skills / acumen or equivalent experience
• Strong leadership skills including leading cross functional teams and global supplier resources.
• Results-oriented and demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet critical deadlines in a fast-paced environment. 
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills with ability to build and maintain good cross functional working relationships. 
• Strong problem solving, analytical, and statistical skills.
• Flexible, adaptable, and efficient time management.
• Self-starter, with initiative, who can work effectively with minimal supervision.
• Team player
• Enthusiastic, results driven and action oriented.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Languages: Fluent in English, additional languages a plus.
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We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'