Global Procurement Specialist

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Manufacturing and Global Procurement > Global Procurement > Service Material Procurement


Your exposure and visibility are high, and the role offers the opportunity to both contribute to the strategic agenda as well as gaining experience in daily high-impact operational decisions, at a global level. This position will expose you to different parts of our business within Vestas as you will be the Global Procurement Specialist for MultiBrand within our Service Materials Procurement team, in Global Procurement. It allows you to build a network across the organization and participate in the development of the ever-growing agenda, living up to the Vestas Values.

You will become part of a creative global team covering materials for the global service business unit in Vestas. We pride ourselves on treating each other with respect and supporting each other to stay focused, committed, and motivated at all times. You will be working with dual reporting lines, reporting to the Global Director of Service Material Procurement and the Global Head of Multibrand Operations.


Responsibilities

  • Drive and direct the MultiBrand procurement agenda working down end to end cost while increasing availability in close collaboration with key stakeholders
  • Secure MultiBrand are an integral part of Module Teams within Vestas, and leverage scale, secure supply at right price and quality, and compliant with Vestas policies
  • Take full ownership of special sourcing projects
  • Implement sourcing strategies & supplier strategies and explore market opportunities enabling either competitiveness or availability
  • Secure and implement Procurement processes related to suppliers, not limited to Risk Assessment, Supplier Relationship Management and Supplier Accounting Plan
  • Actively engage and collaborate with other functions including Sales, Service, Manufacturing, R&D, Quality, finance and external stakeholders
  • Work closely with the Matrix Regional organization on strategy execution

Qualifications

  • You have solid procurement experience, including working with cross-functional teams and demanding Stakeholders
  • You have an efficient theoretical background within procurement, engineering, finance or similar
  • As our corporate language is English, fluency in English is needed, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to operate on both strategic and tactical/operational levels
  • High-level experience with stakeholder management

Competencies

  • Innovative, self-motivated, and outgoing with a motivating nature. You take responsibility for your business areas and get things done in time with a curious and open mindset
  • Flexible, pragmatic, and structured with the ability to quickly adapt to new/changing situations
  • Strategic mindset with solid business understanding and sound judgment
  • A convincing communicator, ability to make your point both verbally and in writing, with respect
  • Willing to make an effort to achieve the best results
  • An open mind to work with an international team, with different backgrounds

What we offer

We offer a very exciting job in the Service Material Procurement team in a flat, multi-cultural, and innovative organization focusing on reaching great results. To us, it is all about knowing the business and our employees, defining the right solutions, and getting it done - everything in the best possible way. We want you to participate in that mission and of course, have fun along the way. By joining Vestas, you will have the opportunity to grow on a professional as well as a personal level, enhancing your knowledge within the procurement field working closely with highly experienced and inspiring colleagues, globally.


Additional information

Location: DK, Aarhus or PT, Porto

You must expect up to 30 days of annual travel activity.

For additional information, please contact Kasper Holm Agesen, Director, Service Material Procurement +45 5226 1181

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 30th June 2023

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.
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