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Transport Purchasing Manager

Requisition ID:  20954

Leça do Balio, Grande Porto, PT

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time


Vestas Factory

Transport Purchasing Manager 
PT, Porto | Specialist | Full-Time 
| ID: 20954 

Do you want to be part of the Transport Procurement team in Vestas and be responsible for all strategic procurement activities in the renewable energy sector? Then this role will interest you.


Manufacturing and Global Procurement > COO MED > Construction & transport procurement MED

The Transport Purchasing Manager will be located in the MED Construction Procurement team which is responsible for tendering and contracting transport services, cranes and installation works for Vestas projects in the MED region (SEUT & MENA) and Africa.



The Transport Purchasing Manager for MED is responsible for ensuring that we have sufficient supplier trucking transport capacity available, ensuring that the suppliers are working safely with the right quality level and at the best possible costs.

  • Establish and develop a safe, agile and cost-efficient transport supplier base
  • Engage effectively on providing accurate cost budgets to support Vestas project sales and awards
  • Develop supplier base in new markets
  • Contract transport services to secure capacity, time delivery, safety, quality and cost efficiency & certainty for the project execution
  • Seek for high quality and competitive advantages - Promote sustainable value chain cost out initiatives
  • Establish an innovative risk Management



  • Bachelor/Master degree
  • Consolidated experience (8 - 10 years) in comparable roles, exposed to large industrial applications procurement related, for example in the renewable energy sector
  • Fluent in English
  • Financial and economical understanding.



  • Proactivity and cross-functional collaborative
  • Speak up attitude
  • Resilient
  • Structured Intercultural interest


What We Offer

Life at Vestas is many things - exciting, rewarding and fun. There is a can-do, innovative spirit, which inspires us to keep testing the boundaries commercially as well as technologically. Vestas offers a world of opportunities. You will meet people with a broad range of skills, from a variety of cultures. We are committed to make sure that all current and future Vestas employees are guaranteed equal opportunities regardless of social identity. Everyone must feel safe, valued, and know that their voice is heard. You will have access to high-level training in a major growth industry and a range of career paths. We approach your development through a combination of Education (classroom or shop-floor modules), Experience (learning from colleagues in live-work environments) and Exposure (to new technologies, processes and ways of thinking). We always look to the future, so your development includes not only practical training essential for fulfilling your own role, but also the more strategic skills necessary for operating as part of a truly global company. Working for Vestas you will receive benefits like pension and insurance plans, health insurance, subsidized lunch, gym access, flexible work arrangements, IT equipment and current vacation policies, according to local policies. All employees participate in our global annual bonus program that reflects not just profitability, but also customer loyalty, business unit results and other measurable factors. We invite you to find out more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following our channels on social networks.


Additional Information

Travel: 20-25% (international) per year is to be expected.

We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. To apply for this opportunity please submit your resume in English.

About Vestas                                                                
Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do. 

At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work – no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.

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