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Junior Category Manager (mechanics)

ID:  3900
Function:  Operations

Odense, South Denmark, DK

Junior Category Manager (mechanics)

Are you our new Junior Category Manager within mechanics?

Do you want to be part of a fast-growing, successful, and best-in-class robotics company, where nothing is impossible? Do you get passionate about a world where people work with robots, not like robots?


As part of Universal Robots, you also become part of a global success. Our robotic arms help our customers improve efficiency, profitability and build a safer working environment. Our international offices in Asia, Europe and the US have performance-oriented colleagues who all share a passion for building a globally recognized business.

We are experiencing rapid development and see continuous learning as the means to stay at the forefront of our field. At Universal Robots we have an ambitious growth strategy where we seek to fill the role of market leader in collaborative robots. Learn more about the groundbreaking products you will be working with at   


As a Junior Category Manager, you will be part of a high-performance team. You will, in collaboration with the category manager, take care of various projects and agreements for a portfolio of suppliers within the mechanics category.


Role and Responsibilities

  • Implementation of supplier logistics agreements for selected suppliers
  • Participate and run various ad hoc - and optimization projects within the category
  • Prepare and maintain smaller partner agreements in collaboration with the legal department
  • Over time you will be responsible for own subcategories and suppliers
  • In collaboration with the category manager ensure the right supplier setup within the category based on single/dual sourcing
  • Secure valid master data
  • Work proactively with our operational purchaser and the suppliers in relation to improve efficiency


Qualifications and experience

We are looking for an employee who is passionate about development and results, and we expect that you have an analytical approach to work. Further, you come with following competencies:


  • Experienced with procurement (mechanical parts)
  • Systematic and precise
  • Independent, but still a great teammate
  • Motivated by handling many tasks at a time
  • Proficient in written and spoken English (Danish is an advantage)
  • Flexible and a fast learner
  • Structured and know how to work independently as well as part of a team


Ready to apply?

Send your application using the link. We take candidates into the recruitment process on a continuous basis and therefore encourage you to apply as soon as possible. For more information about the position please send your inquiries to Director, Strategic Sourcing & Logistics Tina Bank Dahl,


About us

Universal Robots is an innovative company with big ambitions. With us, you will become part of a dynamic team that is challenged to perform daily. We walk the talk. We put ideas into action. We offer an exciting job in a dynamic and fast-growing company with the opportunity of working alongside skilled and talented colleagues.

You will be working in teams with open-minded, passionate and engaged colleagues that are doing what they love to do, in an environment where all ideas and creative solutions are welcome. We dare to do what others think is impossible and work towards making cutting edge technologies a reality for businesses of all sizes.

You will be empowered to help make Universal Robots a success. You will be given responsibility and can take responsibility. We trust our employees to make educated decisions that benefit the organization.

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