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Requisition ID:  44741
Location(s): 

Tokyo, Tokyo, JP

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

Vestas Factory

APAC Regional Procurement Organization (RPO) is responsible for implementing the spend for countries such as India, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand , China ,Taiwan, Japan, South Korea etc with external suppliers.

With a matrix organization, with global and regional roles, the RPO ensures the deployment of common strategy and processes with same overall outcomes across all Vestas regions.

We assist our Service business to deliver solutions safely, on time, in budget, with the right quality by providing supplier selection for all spend categories.

You will report to the Lead manager of Service solutions Procurement with cross geography responsibility.

 

Manufacturing and Global Procurement > COO APAC > Service Solutions Procurement APAC

 

Responsibilities

  • Candidate should be responsible for hiring crane services, Manpower Services, Transportation services for wind energy project during servicing phase.
  • Candidate should have Offshore/ wind turbine project knowledge and shall be responsible for all service support procurement.
  • Candidate shall be responsible for RFQ process, establish supplier selection criteria, evaluate alternative suppliers and facilitate final supplier selection in partnership with internal stake holders.
  • Candidate shall be responsible for Quote comparison preparation, Invent negotiation strategies, implement efficient sourcing and category management strategies.
  • Candidate shall be responsible for supplier agreements (e.g. NDA, purchasing agreements and price agreements)
  • Candidate shall be responsible for write/Alter complex documents such as Letters of Authorization (LOA) , Letters of Intent, Contracts
  • Keep track of cost out initiatives and generate management report.
  • Adhere to sourcing processes in accordance with global processes and standards.
  • Execute risk assessments of suppliers, using the standard risk tools.
  • Follow-up with suppliers and internal stakeholders.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical/Electrical engineering with 8-10 years of
  • Sourcing/Procurement experience
  • Proven work experience as a sourcing /Procurement Engineer.
  • Understanding of wind market dynamics and sound business judgment.

 

Language and other reuirements

  • Business Japanese language skill with business level English.
  • Currently withholds Japanese work permit. 

 

Competencies

  • Ability to negotiate and finalize high value contracts.
  • Expert in figures including collecting,analyzing and interpreting data.
  • Solid judgment with ability to make good decisions.
  • Expertise in preparing Power point Presentations.
  • Good English communication skill

 

What We Offer

We offer an exciting and international job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development possibilities in an inspiring environment at a global wind turbine manufacturer. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a high technical commitment.

  • Great colleagues that support each other and work together
  • Solid opportunities for professional and personal development
  • A broad interface with many stakeholders
  • The opportunity to create the best supplier collaboration
  • The opportunity to make your mark on our service sales strategy
  • A position where you can contribute to a greener and sustainable future

 

Additional information

Primary work location: Tokyo head office. 5 days a week.

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 29th of February 2024.


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 www.vestas.com 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.