Manager Weldments Procurement

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Manufacturing and Global Procurement > Global Procurement > Weldments & Covers

Vestas Global Procurement is responsible for all procurement activities within Vestas, including leading cross functional category teams, negotiations and contract management, development of end-2-end cost out initiatives, category strategy development and supplier relationship management. We pride ourselves on treating each other with respect and supporting each other to stay focused, committed, and motivated at all times.


Responsibilities


Your everyday activities will be characterized by high speed and the requirement to engage in, direct, and prioritize between multiple critical projects. Overall expected deliverables include:
  • Developing the long-term strategic direction and vision for the Covers & Weldments commodities. Provide clear leadership, and personal and professional development support for the purchasers in your team
  • Build a close relationship with key suppliers in the commodity and continue to deliver value through long-term supplier account management and partnerships
  • Secure the team is an integral part of module teams
  • Build and define the future supply base for service within the Commodities in close collaboration with key stakeholders
  • Work closely with the Matrix Regional organization on the Strategy Execution
  • Align internally with both C-Level and Modules in relation to strategies and cooperation with Suppliers

Qualifications

As a Manager you are expected to show the great example and challenge the organization in our ways of working:

  • 7+ years of experience with strategic procurementExperience in leading a team
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or Engineering
  • Experience with handling large yearly procurement budgets (+200MEUR)
  • Advanced IT skills (proficient with Microsoft Office Package, especially MS Excel and MS PowerPoint)
  • Proven record of strong stakeholder management skills incl. experience with communication. As the category has a high attention among senior management, world class stakeholder management skills are required
  • We welcome industry relevant experience.
  • Fluency in English

Competencies

  • You have a motivation which is second to none and a natural curiosity
  • You will have an open approach to encourage stakeholder input and a structured, fact-based approach to ensure ideas are prioritized and implementedYou should be a collaborator who is determined to see fruitful implementation of the initiatives you direct
  • You should have a holistic and positive mindset with the ability to see the big picture
  • You will have an analytical, structured, and fact-based approach to problem solving
  • You should be a confident leader who is creative, focused, motivated, able influence and bring people together
  • Proven record of great communication and stakeholder management skill

What we offer


We offer a very exciting job in Global Direct Procurement, Nacelle, 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. 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


Your primary work location will be Aarhus, Denmark. The role includes up to 30 days of international travel yearly.

Application date: 13 June 24.We reserve the right to take down the job ad before this date if the right candidate is identified before.

Start date: ASAP or otherwise agreed upon.

For questions, please reach out to Jacob Göttsche at +4552211244

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DEIB Statement


At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

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 173 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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