Senior Purchaser - Steel Globally

Madrid, Community of Madrid
14 Oct 2018
13 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Power your life. Vestas offering you challenging, global opportunities for carreer growth. As the world leader in modern energy our wind turbines reduce CO2 emissions by 40 million tons per year. We are more than 20,000 employees respresenting 56 nationalities and we are eager to welcome new colleagues. Care to join us?

Towers & Steel

Responsible for market research, supplier identification for Fasteners and Anchor Cages based on TLC consideration for relevant locations globally
Focus is on full supply chain including Raw materials, Manufacturing and Logistics .
Work with relevant individuals to understand market demands for local areas to incorporate into Commodity and supplier strategies.
Participate in Commodity Management Team(s)
Participate in Strategy development
Lead negotiations/develop negotiation strategies
Lead specific local content activities to develop supply chain in new markets.
Coordinate and align efforts/initiatives with Cross functional colleagues
Support project managers to ensure Production fullfilment at suppliers.

We expect that you hold a M.Sc. in Engineering, M.Sc. in Economics & Business Administration or a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration or other relevant education. In addition to that we expect that:
• You have minimum 3-4 years of strategic purchase experience..
• You are a strong communicator who are experienced in negotiating contracts on a high professional level in an industrial company
• You master English both verbally and in writing
• You are an experienced IT user (Microsoft Office)

In addition to your professional background and skills we attach importance to the following personal skills:

You are action-oriented and motivated by participating in setting the agenda
• You are result-oriented, persistent and strong in navigating in a varied and challenging working environment
• You are a team player with excellent collaboration skills (you will have a very broad interface - both internally and externally - and will work closely with people from all over the organisation and on all organisational levels)
• You are dynamic and proactive - and you seek out new tasks and challenges on your own initiative and are ready to take the lead and make a special effort
• You are structured and systematic - you are excellent at making plans, prioritising and follow up with focus on quality
• You are change-oriented and used to adapt according to the development in the company and in the department.

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 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.

Aditional information.
Location: Madrid, Spain or Chennai, India and Denmark. The location will be determinate about your location.
The position involves app. 50 days of travelling.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install and service turbines across the globe, and with more than 83GW of wind turbines in 75 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.
Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 73GW 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 22,000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.
We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at and following us on our social media channels.

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