Purchasing Manager

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Manufacturing and Global Procurement > Global Procurement > Service Solution Procurement

You will become part of a creative global procurement team covering Cranes and Maintenance for the Vestas Service Business globally. 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 reporting to the Head of Service Solution Procurement in Vestas, located in Aarhus, Denmark.


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 Cranes and Maintenance commodity
  • Provide clear leadership, personal and professional development support for the purchasers in your team, currently 3 procurement professionals
  • Build a close relationship with key suppliers in the commodity and continue to deliver value through long term supplier account management and partnerships
  • Secure service requirements within Cranes and Maintenance are an integral part of module teams
  • Build and define the future Service supply base for service within Cranes and Maintenance in close collaboration with key stakeholders globally and in the regions
  • Work closely with the Matrix Regional organization on the Strategy Execution
  • Reduce complexity both in number of suppliers and part numbers


  • 7+ years of experience with strategic procurement
  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Engineering
  • Experience with handling large yearly procurement budgets (300MEUR)
  • Advanced IT skills (proficient with Microsoft Office Package, especially MS Excel and MS PowerPoint)
  • We welcome experience within the wind industry
  • Fluency in English


  • You will have an open approach to encourage stakeholder input and a structured, fact-based approach to ensure ideas are prioritized and implemented
  • You 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 Procurement, Service Solution Procurement, dedicated to the Vestas Service business, 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. Travel to suppliers and key stakeholders expected to be approximately 30 days per year mainly within Europe
Application date: 16 March 2024. 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 additional information about the position please contact Kasper Holm Agesen, Director, Service Material Procurement at +45 52261181

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.
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.