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Requisition ID:  27976
Location(s): 

Warsaw, WP, PL

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Function: 

Vestas Factory

Are you enthusiastic about the opportunity of working for the global leader in renewable energy? We are currently looking for a skilled purchaser to join a diverse team where you will have the possibility to improve your skills and develop professionally.


Manufacturing and Global Procurement > Regional Procurement NCE> Construction & Transport Procurement NCE

 

We are a diverse and flexible team of focused purchasing colleagues covering Vestas' NCE region (Northern Europe, Central Europe). We enable our construction business to deliver projects safely, on time, on budget, with the right quality by improving supplier selection for critical spend categories e.g., Cranes, Installation teams, Balance of Plant (BOP) and other services related to windfarm construction. As part of the team, you will be responsible for negotiating and handling high-value spend for construction projects in the region for specific categories. We are pragmatic, fast, respectful, and never lose track of the big picture.

 

Responsibilities

  • Identify and coordinate Purchasing projects in the region, on different commodities (Cranes, Installation, BOP)
  • Supporting definition of requirements / Sourcing / RFQ / Selection / Contracting
  • Direct Market entry process for new Regions (CIS countries)
  • Maintain fruitful relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders: Sales teams, Construction Project Managers and Supply Chain
  • Work closely with our global category managers
  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve our Safety and Quality performance, reduce the TCO and streamline processes
  • Motivate continuous improvements in the way our team works

 

Qualifications

  • Academic degree in engineering or business studies
  • Solid work experience in Purchasing or another position requiring professional coordination and business skills
  • Proven history of handling high value spends (annual 15 million Euro plus)
  • We would prefer experience in Purchasing for EPC or wind farm construction projects 

 

Competencies

  • Great interpersonal and stakeholder management skills
  • Positive and solution-oriented problem solver
  • Able to work in a cross-cultural environment
  • Ability to prioritise and work in a progressive environment
  • Fluent English is essential, knowledge of German will be a plus 

 

What we offer
We offer you the opportunity to make a difference and to work in a multicultural and international company, where you have the possibility to improve your skills and develop professionally.
 

Additional information
Location: Warsaw, PL
Approximately 2-4 travel days will be required per month
 For additional information, please contact Bhavjot Singh, Senior Purchasing Manager NCE Construction +49 151 11308104
Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis, however, 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 9th 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 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.