Senior Purchaser

Recruiter
Vestas
Location
Szczecin, Poland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Nov 2020
Closes
31 Dec 2020
Ref
629180101
Sector
Renewables
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Purchaser
PL,Szczecin|Professional|Full-Time
| ID: 11487

We are looking for a talented and ambitious Senior Purchaser. Do you have the enthusiasm and encouragement to roll out purchasing projects? Are you looking for a career in a global company that will encourage your professional skills to the limit? Then you might be the person we are looking for.

Manufacturing and Global Procurement > Global Procurement > Purchasing - Service and Other Areas

We're a diverse and flexible team of hard-working Purchasers and Regional Commodity Managers, covering Vestas' NCE region (Northern Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Africa). We support our Service business and Production Facilities deliver projects safely, on time, within the budget, with the right quality by improving supplier selection for critical indirect spend categories.

Responsibilities
  • Take responsibility for supervising one of our strategic commodities in the region: Maintenance services for Wind Turbines. You will develop, build support for, and roll out our purchasing strategy
  • Develop fruitful relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders: Service Managers, Planning teams, Safety experts, Global commodity managers
  • Develop relationships with our key suppliers and ensure they support us in achieving our strategic goals
  • Identify and coordinate Purchasing projects in the region, on different indirect commodities (materials and services): Supporting definition of requirements / Sourcing / RFQ / Selection / Contracting
  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve our Safety and Quality performance, reduce the TCO, streamline processes, ... You will encourage continuous improvement


Qualifications
  • Academic degree in engineering or business studies (or work equivalent)
  • 5 years of work experience in positions requiring effective stakeholder management and commercial skills (such as Sales, Project Management, Account Management)
  • Prior experience in the wind industry, especially dealing with Wind Turbine Maintenance or Construction projects, is a clear plus
  • Fluent English


Competences
  • Able and happy to work in an ever-growing environment
  • Solid social and stakeholder management skills
  • Positive and solution-oriented problem solver
  • Happy to work in a cross-cultural environment


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
Your primary work location will be at Vestas in Warsaw or Szczecin.

Please apply no later than 31st December.

About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 113 GW of wind turbines in 81 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 96 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions.

Together with our customers, Vestas' more than 25.000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright 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, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity.

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.

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