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Vestas Factory

Senior Purchaser 
PT, Porto | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 15082 

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Manufacturing and Global Procurement > Global Procurement > Bearings
Vestas Global Procurement is responsible for all procurement activities within Vestas, including negotiations and contract management, development of end-2-end cost out initiatives, commodity strategy development and supplier relationship management.

 

Responsibilities
You will join an innovative team with a very high level of strategic exposure within Vestas. Your working day will be characterised by a high activity level and requirement to engage in, handle and prioritise multiple different projects. Overall expected deliverables include:

  • Full ownership of a sub-commodity
  • Participation in strategy and roadmap development
  • Support the introduction of our new platforms
  • Risk management and capacity planning

 

Qualifications

  • You have a degree in either Supply Chain Management, Finance/Accounting, Sales/Marketing, Engineering and hold minimum 3 years of work experience within Strategic Purchasing
  • Great communication skills including fluent in English (both oral and written)
  • Proven record of good stakeholder management skills incl. experience with communication
  • Advanced skills within PPT, Excel, and Word are a must
  • SAP experience is an added value but not a requirement

 

Competencies
You have an instinct which is second to none and a natural curiosity. Furthermore, we are looking for a profile who has/is:

  • An open approach to encourage stakeholder inputs and collaboration to achieve best results for Vestas
  • A team member and motivated to secure the fruitful implementation of the initiatives you lead
  • A holistic and positive mindset: you are able to 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
  • Good inquisitive skills with a natural motivation for detailed analysis
  • Structured and fact-based approach to secure ideas are prioritised and implemented
  • You are not afraid to challenge status quo

 

What We Offer
We offer you an exciting and growing job with great opportunities for professional and personal development within the major company in the renewable energy industry. You will be provided with an interesting opportunity to set your footprints within an essential area in Vestas. You will be an integral part of an international team, with a 'can-do' attitude and who are keen to make a difference.


About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 113 GW of wind turbines in 81 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 96 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. 

Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 25.000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright 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, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity. 

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.