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Requisition ID:  22283
Location(s): 

Tianjin, TJ, CN

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time

Vestas Factory

Do you want to be part of a great international company world leader in wind energy? If yes, Vestas has opportunities for you to further expand these capabilities in the wind industry. 

 

Manufacturing and Global Procurement > COO CHI > Direct Material Procurement CHI Electrical & Powertrain
 
You will join an innovative and exciting team with a very high level of strategic exposure within Vestas. Your working day will be characterized by a high activity level and requirement to engage in, handle and prioritize multiple different projects.

 

Responsibilities

  • As a purchaser you will support the purchasing manager in developing and implementing on the strategy within your area of responsibility. In addition, you will also be handling your own set of suppliers and have full ownership of their performance into Vestas. Being in Global Procurement you will play a central role in working with various internal stakeholders from manufacturing, quality, supply chain etc. Your primary responsibilities will be everything from ensuring deliveries from our suppliers in collaboration with our factories to engage closely with our key suppliers to motivate down cost and increase value for both partners. You will in addition play a fundamental role in improving our marketability as well as conducting contract and price negotiations, directing cost out projects, and not least identifying and implementing improvement projects
  • Be supplier account manager for a set of suppliers delivering into your area of responsibility
  • Supervise cost out projects supporting Vestas engagement globally.
  • Implement and direct selection, qualification, negotiation and contracting of and with suppliers.
  • Manage stakeholders such as production sites, R&D and suppliers in relation to value chain optimization, cost out plans and complexity reduction.
  • Ensure adherence to KPI's set by Global Procurement in regards to safety, quality, cost, delivery, innovation and sustainability.
  • Support the global Vestas generator factories located in China and Germany

 

Qualifications

  • The right candidate has a college graduated degree in mechanical, electronics, or business administration or other relevant education and potentially also work experience within Procurement. This is not a pre-requisite and we are open to hire graduates from universities with the right mindset and profile
  • You are good at building relationships with both internal and external partners and communicates at a high level
  • You can adapt to changes and is fast and efficient in the execution phase. 
  • You are the type of person who likes to work with people in general and you are not afraid to reach out both internally and externally in order to achieve your goals in meeting your KPI's and targets
  • You are fluent in English both verbally and in writing
  • You are an experienced IT user (Microsoft Office) especially SAP, excel, Power Point and generally an easy learner when it comes to ERP systems, data analysis etc.

 

Competencies

  • You have a solid motivation and are reluctant to accept status quo
  • You are a team-oriented person with great collaboration skills, internally and externally
  • You are motivated to participate in setting the agenda
  • You are result-oriented, aspirational, committed and good at directing improvements
  • You are innovative and focused - seeking new tasks and opportunities on your own initiative
  • You are good and efficient in task and project execution and always eager to find solutions to the issues that you meet
  • You have a natural willingness to learn about the components and systems you deal with
  • You have an open mind and a positive attitude, but also able to take the lead and make a special effort

 
What we offer 

Vestas provides an open, respectful and global culture, attractive compensation package and long-term career development. Choose us, choose a brilliant future! To meet business growth needs, Vestas needs a lot of talents to join us. 
We care about and respect all employees and will offer attractive benefits which include: on-the-job training, a perfect platform for professional and personal development, a bonus program, colorful team activities, etc. 
We emphasize developing both personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to go the extra mile to achieve results. 

 

Additional information 
Primary work location:Tianjin, China 
You can apply online by clicking on the "Apply Online" button at the top or bottom of this page 
Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before the 24th of February 2022


About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.