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Senior Purchaser

Requisition ID:  29708

Tianjin, TJ, CN

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Supply Chain and Logistics


Vestas Factory

Professional | Full-Time | Supply Chain and Logistics

Do you want to be part of a great international company world leader in wind energy? If yes, Vestas has opportunities for you to further expand these capabilities in the wind industry. 


Manufacturing and Global Procurement> COO APAC > Direct Material Nacelle APAC NEA
Global Procurement is responsible for all procurement activities within Vestas, including global cross functional category teams, negotiations and contract management, development of end-2-end cost out initiatives, category strategy development and supplier relationship management



  • Overall responsible for supplier development, performance and relationship management (SRM), cost management,  supply chain risk management which are relevant to SQDC (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost)  in NEA region
  • Coordinate the NEA region supplier and commodity strategy making and execution by working closely with VPS and SQD team. Actively engage with global procurement team, VPS and SQD team to integrate the NEA stratey into the global strategy
  • Coordinate the business review meetings and supplier account plan with suppliers
  • Coordinate the KPIs: EBIT, continuous cost out initiatives technically and commercially through the whole value chain, PPV etc
  • Supplier footprint planning and implementation by working closely with global procurement team, supply chain, SQD team and suppliers
  • Negotiations with suppliers
  • Supplier base investigation and update



  • Minimum 3 years of experience with strategic procurement or a degree in either business or engineering
  • Proven record of significant stakeholder management skills incl. experience with communication on executive level
  • Professional communication skills including fluent English skills
  • Advanced skills within Powerpoint and excel
  • Experience from large casting industry



  • Result oriented, data and facts motivated, strategic and logic thinking but also can think out of box
  • A professional and trusted partner with accountability, collaboration and transparency
  • Understand the whole value chain from the upstream RM to the manufacturing process and  the fundamental value chain of the large casting
  • Influence others to accomplish an goal and directs others in a way that makes both the process and the objective more cohesive and coherent. have the ability to interact with employees, groups and target audiences including being able to effectively present, receive and understand information in a respectful and concise manner. 
  • Have stakeholder communication skills, as well as the ability to identify and involve business stakeholders and navigate through competing agendas. You know stakeholder needs and expectations, and are able to negotiate solutions but also when needed disagrees and opportunity stakeholders respectively
  • Negotiation skills
  • Innovative commercial awareness of the industry


What we offer 

Vestas provides an open, respectful and global culture, attractive compensation package and long-term career development. Choose us, choose a good future! To meet business growth needs, Vestas needs a lot of skills to join us. 
We care about and respect all employees and will offer attractive benefits which include: on-the-job training, a suitable platform for professional and personal development, a bonus program, colorful team activities, etc. 
We emphasize developing both personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to make an effort to achieve results. 


Additional information 
Primary work location: Tianjin, China 
You can apply online by clicking on the "Apply Online" button at the top or bottom of this page 
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 the 30th of September 2022.


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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 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.