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Technical Sourcing Manager

ID:  4262
Function:  Operations

Odense, DK


Are you ready to join the global market leader in autonomous mobile robots, and contribute to scaling-up our business? We are looking for a skilled Technical Sourcing Manager to help us drive the collaboration with our R&D department. Are you the right one? Then do not hesitate to reach out about this position – we can’t wait to hear from you!


You’ll work with robots on wheels – it’s way too cool

At MiR, you take center stage in an exciting industry with cool products and cool technologies. You’ll help us ensure our leading position in the market of autonomous mobile robots. We are dedicated to find better and safer ways of moving things from A to B, and we invite you to look into cool upcoming projects. If you thrive in an ever-changing environment and have a can-do attitude, you can make a significant impact on how we scale up, and do it fast.


You’ll dive deep into your field of expertise, and really make it work

You will join the Sourcing team consisting of five dedicated colleagues, who work together committed to support the business growth through strategic sourcing. We are in the process of building and consolidating our Sourcing department towards a strategic approach and you will be a key player in helping us reach this goal. 

In this role, you will partner up with our R&D, Continuous Development team to ensure cost and supply optimization on our existing products. Together with the team, you will secure engagement for optimum sourcing set-up in the Continuous Development area. 

Your primary tasks will be:

•    Coordinate the interface between CTD and Category Management
•    Foster an understanding in the organization for better, more stable, and cheaper supply
•    Work through others within the field of technical mechatronics and supplier understanding to gain optimum set-up for MiR 
•    Secure overview in form of schedule and cost on ongoing cost and supply initiatives 
•    Keep track and secure deliveries 
•    Review weekly and ad hoc with Category Managers 
•    Guide R&D for best choices cost and supply wise 


You’ve got what it takes to fit in at the frontier of robotics

At MiR, we come in all shapes and sizes, and we cheer each other on. However, we do expect that you’ll bring the following:
•    A bachelor’s degree within engineering and technical knowledge/experience within mechatronics
•    Business acumen and sourcing understanding 
•    Sub-supplier experience 
•    Fluency in English, oral and written
•    Project Management skills 
•    It is an advantage if you have knowledge of battery technology


As a person, you master the ability of multi-tasking, are pragmatic and outspoken with a sense of humor. 


We’re Mobility Makers, Community Creators and Future Navigators


MiR is moving faster than fast as a company, and our mobile industrial robots already move around all over the world within a wide range of industries. By automating in-house transportation, we set people free to use their unique skills. We think it, build it, and see it live and in motion. We invite you into a truly global society, where we sincerely care for each other, and where you are empowered to take on growing responsibilities and make decisions with impact. You will also get space to explore and play around. This is our way of responding positively to change, to navigate the future and to find even better ways of mobility and collaboration. Come and grow as one of our mobility makers, community creators and future navigators. We are the way to go! 


Better get moving – we can’t wait to get in touch


We invite you to apply to this position as quickly as possible. Please note that we will conduct interviews on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. 


If you have specific questions regarding the position, please contact the hiring manager Carsten Brandt, Procurement Director, via phone + 45 20 70 02 26

For further information regarding the recruitment process, please contact Otilia Mouridsen, Talent Acquisition Specialist via phone +45 20 96 18 65  

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