2 Vacancies

STRATEGIC SOURCING MANAGER / GLOBAL ENGINEERING MANAGER 

Ambitious Strategic Sourcing Manager with technical flair

Can you analyze our company’s sourcing needs?.
Do you have experience with project sourcing as well as operational sourcing?
Can you establish strong, sustainable sourcing processes?
And show us you can deliver results that benefit our customers, our company and our suppliers?
Can you manage stakeholder at all levels and create long term and loyal supplier relationships?
Then we are ready to trust you an important responsibility for optimizing sourcing from initial planning to final delivery of our process lines and turn-key projects.

With direct reference to our CFO, and in close collaboration with our project teams and legal advisor, you will be overall responsible for sourcing in the company. Since this is a new function in Graintec, you will have a substantial say in development of our future sourcing strategy.

Your primary responsibilities will be to:

  • Develop and implement an efficient and effective global procurement process.
  • Develop existing suppliers and identify and qualify new suppliers.
  • Analyze and develop supplier performance in terms of quality and meeting contractual obligations
  • Analyze spend and identify savings potential
  • Participate in cross functional improvement projects

Qualifications:

  • You hold a Master degree in Supply Chain Management, Economics, Engineering or another relevant field.
  • You have minimum 5-10 years’ experience with strategic sourcing and operational procurement from a technical and project oriented industry
  • You have a record of successful implementation of sourcing processes

Key personal attributes:

  • Analytical with attention to detail, while still being able to move forward at a high pace.
  • You have strong communication- and stakeholder management skills
  • A strong commercial mindset
  • Ambitious and proactive
  • You comfortably speak and write English at a high level
  • Experience from the Aqua food and Pet food industry, and/or some technical flair, is an advantage, but not a requirement

You should expect to travel 50-60 days per year.

We offer
A unique opportunity for you to influence the further development of Graintec’s sourcing strategy. Insight into a fast-growing industry with leading edge technology and the opportunity to optimize our processes and tools together with dedicated, experienced and highly skilled colleagues.
An international work environment. At Graintec, we collaborate across cultures and technical disciplines, as we are present in Europe, Latin America, USA and China. Our projects require strong cooperation between suppliers, project team and customer for which sourcing are a critical and important part.

See more about us at graintec.com, and contact us at job@graintec.com or HR Manager Thomas Rye Tengstedt +45 30449486, if you find this a suitable challenge.

Global Engineering Manager

Graintec is renowned for leading edge knowhow in Aquafeed and Petfood process facilities, and has a substantial market share in Europe and Latin America. Our position is earned through more than 30 years’ endeavor to learn, create new knowledge and develop technologies to proactively foresee our customers’ needs.
We need you to lead our continuous build-up of knowledge, know-how and leading expertise. And to develop and manage our technology and products. In this challenging field, you will be the global leader of +15 engineers and assistants. Your reference will be the CEO of Graintec.

As Engineering Manager, you will have the following responsibilities
Your main responsibilities will be to lead and further develop our engineering capabilities. You will:

  • Be part of Graintec’s global, strategic management team
  • Be the daily manager for +15 highly qualified, engaged engineers and assistantsCoach, challenge, support build-up of knowledge and best practices
  • Drive a pipeline of competence development
  • Ensure competences are present and motivated
  • Drive development and anchoring of optimal processes for engineering
  • Maintain and develop masters, standards and engineering tools
  • Support and staff ongoing projects
  • In turn, develop a coherent worldwide engineering function

Qualifications

  • You hold a degree in mechanical engineering, or similar, and have a solid experience base within process management (drying, extrusion, material handling, hygienic design)
  • You have experience as part of senior management
  • You probably have more than 10 years´ experience from a leading technology supplier, and deep understanding of engineering enabling you to act as technical sparring partner for the organization
  • Knowledge of our industry would be an advantage, but is not a prerequisite
  • You are a strong people manager
  • You comfortably use English as your professional language

We offer
An opportunity to put your mark on the development of this industry’s leading edge technology
Insight into a growing industry, leading edge technology, and the opportunity to optimize our tools and methods.
Dedicated, experienced and highly skilled colleagues.
Hands-on practical application of technological advances.
An international work environment. At Graintec, we work across cultures and technical disciplines, as we are present in Europe, Latin America, USA and China. Our projects require deep insight into technology, production processes, process management and power supply. We are today working with technical Universities, and will continue to do so in the future.

See more about us at graintec.com, and contact us at job@graintec.com Or HR Manager Thomas Rye Tengstedt tlf. +45 30449486, if you find this a suitable challenge.

GRAINTEC A/S is the world’s leading solution provider for state-of-the-art production facilities and processing lines for the manufacturing of extruded aqua feed and pet food. The company’s main fields are engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) as well as consulting services including project management. With a worldwide customer base, GRAINTEC´s extensive knowledge about the market, the production process and operational costs, makes it possible to optimize the desired solutions for the needs of every individual customer.

While designing, executing, installing and maintaining production facilities and processing lines on all continents, GRAINTEC believes that developing a factory is a future-oriented process. Therefore, all projects are taken on with a holistic approach. Rules and regulations are taken into account, as well as hygienic standards and environmental issues, energy recovery, wastewater treatment and odor control – keeping the economic efficiency in focus while at the same time minimizing the plants’ impact on the environment.