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Senior Buyer

Requisition ID:  28282
Location(s): 

Chennai, TN, IN

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Function: 

 

Vestas Factory

Vestas is the world leader in wind technology and a driving-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!


Global Supply Chain > Center > SDC Chennai > Spare Parts Buying 


This role is a part of Spare Parts Buying Department in the SDC Chennai that handles/support operational activities around spare parts buying scope- which includes - PO Creation, PO maintenance, MIS reporting, mails management, vendor management, helpdesk, query resolution, handling goods receipt & invoice related issues and communication update from supplier into SAP.  


Responsibilities

  • PO creation as per SAP-MRP signals and negotiate delivery expedites with critical suppliers 
  • Come up with customized strategy to deal with delivery tasks 
  • Update Order confirmation into SAP as per confirmation received from supplier 
  • Support follow up for Order confirmation compliance from supplier within agreed timeline 
  • PO maintenance - Expedite/defer/cancel deliveries as per MRP signals 
  • Support in report generation for analytics and MIS tracking 
  • Track shipments based on the info provide by LSP/Supplier/Vestas Transport system 

 

Qualifications

  • Engineering graduate or a full time MBA in supply chain and logistics 
  • 8-10 years of experience as a Buyer dealing with end to end SCM with at least 3 years of experience in handling data, reporting & handling emails 
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) 


Competencies

  • Know the Procurement Process (Procure to Pay) 
  • Know Business stakeholders' requirements & expectations 
  • Expertise in SAP and good understanding of Analytics 
  • Methodical & ability to resolve operational issues with ease 
  • SQL, Macros, knowledge in creating/handling excel based automation tools 


What We Offer

An opportunity to contribute in building a world class SCM operations in Wind industry. Join Vestas and you'll cultivate your career in an inspiring environment at a well-known wind turbine producer, which has the desire to take on responsibility, and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. 


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 August 2022. 
Learn more about Vestas at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels.


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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.