APC Localization Purchaser

Beijing, Beijing
06 Sep 2016
03 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an excellent negotiator who can drive and manage Localization of Spare Parts in Asia Pacific Region? And are you ready to influence, build and develop a sourcing strategy for Vestas' Service business? Then join our high performing, international and dynamic team in the Service & Spare Parts department.

Manufacturing and Global Sourcing
Global Procurement

Service & Spare Parts Sourcing is a newly established department designed to support the Vestas Global Service Business and its End Customers. Our strategic objective is to build a competitive advantage for Vestas in growing Service arena and making it even more powerful in the coming years. Given the dynamics of the after-market and our dedicated wish to claim leadership in that market you will join a fast paced environment with a strong growth potential.

The Service & Spare Parts Sourcing Department is a vital player when it comes to making this happen. We are therefore in the process of building a strong global team focused on spare parts and repairs. The goal of this team is to deliver world class sourcing and category management strategy driving cost, quality and on time delivery. As a part of this team we are now looking for a dynamic and ambitious Purchaser, who has the skills, passion, energy and drive to contribute to this vision.

  • Identify new suppliers, technologies and solutions in order to fulfil targets and KPIs.
  • Ensure that your suppliers in international and local market are supporting Vestas objectives cost, delivery, quality and safety.
  • Lead commercial and Purchase Agreement negotiations with suppliers.
  • Make sure that the spare parts are available within short lead times, at the most competitive price with quality and fulfilling safety standards.
  • Support the category strategy for spare parts.
  • Relevant Master of Engineering degree
  • 3 years' experience from a similar sourcing role or commercial experience from i.e. a sales function
  • Knowledge within spare parts and localization
  • Wind industry experience such as Turbine Manufacturing OEM or Turbine Service will be preferred
  • You have excellent negotiations skills, and a great passion for negotiations and purchasing
  • You are detail-oriented, flexible, with the ability to prioritize
  • You are analytical with an attitude to learn and improve your knowledge about the industry (pricing, trends, competitors, value drivers, etc.)
  • You possess excellent communication skills in English
  • You have the ability to travel and be punctual with pre-set meeting times
  • You are a good team player

What we offer:
Vestas provides an open, respectful and global culture, competitive compensation package and long-term career development. Choose us, choose a brilliant future! To meet business growing needs, Vestas needs a lot of talents to join us.
We care and respect all employees and will offer attractive benefits which include: A broad program of on job training, A perfect platform for professional and personal development, Bonus Program, Social insurance, Supplementary medical insurance, Colourful team activities and etc.
We put the emphasis on developing both personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to go the extra mile to achieve results.

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

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Since Vestas was founded in 1979, Vestas has achieved a market-leading position with more than 73 GW of installed wind turbines.

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