Requisition ID:  53794

Chennai, TN, IN

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Supply Chain and Logistics

Vestas Factory

Vestas is the world leader in wind technology and a Defining-force in the development of the wind power industry. Vestas’ core business comprises the development, manufacture, sale, marketing and maintenance of Wind Turbines. Come and Join us at Vestas!

COO APAC > Regional Procurement APAC > Direct Material Procurement APAC SEA & ANZ


Regional Procurement APAC is responsible to align and work closely with the Global commodity teams and the regional COO to effectively implement Procurement strategies and the tactical plans from these areas.


  • Support in developing and implementing Strategies for commodities, ensuring strategic focus, best in class supplier performance, technology innovation screening, ensuring competitive advantages based on Global and Regional input from management.
  • Work with Regional Procurement Program Management and Project Team closely to understand the Local content requirements and translate into Procurement initiatives.
  • Contract / Purchase agreement execution 
  • Country specific certification requirements 
  • Support in to collect Request for Information RFI / Capability assessment and recommendations.
  • Expected to travel within country to visit the suppliers (50% in 1st year )
  • Engage and negotiate with suppliers and update group cost for the identified components.
  • Support to BC inputs by providing appropriate cost information.
  • Provide key inputs to Purchasing managers for Module Ownership Meeting for NPIs
  • Represent Vestas as Sourcing point of contact in Domestic Suppliers forums


  • Hands on experience in Identifying, Developing and Governing suppliers.
  • Well versed in creating sourcing strategies and contract management
  •  5 to 8 years of Procurement function experience
  •  Degree in Engineering or Science or Supply Chain management


  • Ability to work independently in challenging and Dynamic environment with multi stake holders across different culture
  • Ability to drive the GP agenda and articulate it effectively to ensure that we have the optimum Supply chain setup
  • Team-oriented person and committed to secure the productive implementation of the initiatives you coordinate 
  •  Holistic and positive mindset: You are able to see the big picture from Vestas offerings towards customers and the ability to connect these to supplier offerings and how they can positively impact Vestas sales and cost out programs 
  •  Solid pragmatical, structured and fact based 
  •  Internal management exposure and good knowledge in executive summaries and presentations

What We Offer

We offer you the opportunity to make a difference and to work in a multicultural and international company, where you have the possibility to challenge your skills and develop professionally.
Build, lead and drive the safety & quality strategy and make the difference with the support of senior management.

Additional Information

The work location is in Chennai, India. 

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 30th Jul 2024.  

Learn more about Vestas at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels.

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DEIB Statement
At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

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 173 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.