Sr. Purchaser - Direct Procurement

Requisition ID:  49190

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 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!

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


Global Procurement: You will operate in a dedicated cross-functional team where the support and collaboration with our global manufacturing sites is an important part of your work. You will have a dedicated commodity area to supervise but will also be expected to engage in projects across areas and organizational departments.Working closely together with your key stakeholders



To Handle Heavy Critical weldments Parts

  • Be Account Manager for a set of suppliers whom you will engage closely with to bring down cost and increase value for both parties delivering into your area of responsibility
  • - Lead localization/ NPD projects and improve cost out both supporting the India / China region but also Vestas globally
  • • Contract drafting and negotiation experience with legal understanding
  • - Carry out and coordinate selection, qualification, negotiation and contracting of and with suppliers
  • Competencies Required Outgoing personality with strong communication skills.
  • - Manage stakeholders such as production sites, R&D and suppliers in relation to value chain optimization, cost out plans and complexity reduction


  • 8-12 years of work experience within Strategic Procurement and preferred within Direct Materials Procurement , experiences in complex supply chain is an advantage.
  • Relevant Educational background with a degree in Supply Chain Management OR Engineering.


  • A holistic and positive mindset: you can see the big picture from Vestas product offerings towards customers and the ability to connect these to supplier offerings and how they can positively impact Vestas sales and cost out programs
    You are not afraid to challenge the status quo

What We Offer

We offer you a career in a global organization with excellent opportunities for cross cultural and personal development. Emphasis is placed on the balance between meeting demanding deadlines and developing high quality innovative solutions to the business.
You will be joining an international team working at a high professional level in a high pace environment and with a high level of commitment.We put the emphasis on developing both personal and professional skills.

Additional Information

Your primary location will be in Chennai. 
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 April 2024. 

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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 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. 
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