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Procurement Program Analyst

Requisition ID:  22619
Location(s): 

Portland, OR, US

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time

 

Vestas Factory

At Vestas, we live our company values of Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity, and Passion. In a dynamic and evolving industry, we change quickly to meet the needs of our customers. Our passion is to preserve the environment through sustainable energy solutions. If this aligns with your values and passion, we want to hear from you! 

Regional Procurement AME

The Procurement Program Analyst provides insight into market dynamics, oversees cost developments on wind turbine configurations, and identifies improvement opportunities by examining information and turning it into actionable value propositions.

 

Responsibilities

Support the Regional Procurement Organization through:

  • Understanding target prices, target costs, and projected cost developments for key wind turbine configurations in North America

  • Coordinating key policy developments in coordination with other organizational functions, including domestic incentives, tariffs, and trade rulings
  • Support RPO reporting, KPI management, and process improvements to facilitate operational standards
  • Directing improvement initiatives and supporting business development projects to improve revenue & profit margin
  • Compiling market intelligence studies related to the global and local supply base
  • Providing analysis and recommendations on supply chain dynamics, raw materials, currency developments, and other pertinent cost/profitability drivers

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration with 3-5 years of work experience, or 5 years relevant experience instead of a degree

  • Proven data mining skills, particularly in a product or manufacturing setting

  • Prior work experience with a focus on business analytics and documented history of turning data into value

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • General knowledge of SAP Business Intelligence (BI) is a preference

  • English fluency required

  • Strategic Thinking

  • Results-focused performance management

  • Business understanding

  • Stakeholder engagement

  • Internal communication and negotiation skills

  • Ability to show value to stakeholders and get buy-in to action plans

  • Ability to run projects with limited supervision

 

Competencies

  • Able to complete responsibilities in a timely, professional, and quality manner

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English;

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) and data management software (SAP preferred)

  • Able to effectively coordinate a cross-functional interaction between the procurement team and its stakeholders

  • Ability to influence across organizational boundaries

  • Regular & committed attendance

 

What We Offer

As a member of the Vestas team, we offer a competitive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry. Among the many amenities, we offer healthcare; dental; vision; flex time off (FTO); generous 401(k) plan; tuition assistance; and much more.

 

It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and individuals with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department.


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.


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon