Senior Purchaser

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Manufacturing and Global Procurement > Global Procurement > CAPEX, Tools & MRO

Vestas Global Procurement is an award-winning best in class Procurement function within the world's leading OEM for sustainable and renewable energy solutions. We are overall responsible for all Procurement activities within Vestas, including leading global and cross-functional teams, developing and implementing commodity strategies across modules, creating and capturing end-to-end value, supplier relationship management and supplier account management, performance metrics monitoring and development.

You will join an experienced team with a high level of interaction within the value chain. You will work closely with stakeholders at all levels to understand business requirements and secure execution of commodity strategies toward suppliers ensuring a sustainable, scalable, and high-performing supply base.


  • Responsible for global procurement of TCM tools used both in On and Offshore
  • Manage and drive procurement related activities in the cross functional team and secure alignment with relevant stakeholders in relation to e.g., new product introduction, costing, and supplier risk and performance management
  • Supplier selection, qualification, negotiation and contracting and supplier relationship management, including supplier account plans, and performance management
  • Supplier consolidation to ensure supply chain optimization based on total landed cost, strategy and roadmap development with your commodity member
  • Procurement deliverables in new product introduction and contract management of NDAs, Purchase Agreements, Price Agreements, etc
  • Full understanding of Commodity KPI governance and effective engagement in performance improvement to achieve targets


  • Minimum 3 Years experience in global procurement and relevant bachelor's degree in e.g., Business, Engineering, Economics, Finance
  • Efficient communication skills and extensive experience with stakeholder management
  • Comprehensive analytical experience and able to work in excel and with pivots. SAP and SAP ARIBA is also welcomed
  • As our corporate language is English, fluency in English is required, both verbally and in writing


As a person, you are professional and dedicated by nature with a solid sense of quality. You are flexible with a can-do attitude. You thrive in a complex environment, surrounded by good colleagues across the value chain.
  • Strong commercial skills for tender process and negotiation
  • Good at identifying and define problems, including cost analysis and financial abilities
  • Proven problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Result-oriented attitude and an ability to thrive in an ever-changing environment
  • Solid analytic skills and ability to derive tangible implications/conclusions from facts and data
  • Advanced communication skills in English

What We Offer

You will join a novel team with dedicated and passionate colleagues committed to transform Vestas Indirect Procurement through engagement with our global stakeholders.
You will also have the opportunity to play an integral part of how defining how we within the team collaborate and our ways of working.
Vestas provides an open, respectful and global culture, attractive compensation package and long-term career development, with emphasizes on developing both personal and professional skills.

Additional Information
Work location

Aarhus, Denmark.

Application date:

10 Feb 2023. We reserve the right to take down the job ad before this date if the right candidate is identified.

Start Date:

ASAP or otherwise agreed upon.

For additional information

about the position please contact Heidi Lindgaard Brok, Director Global CAPEX & Tools Procurement at +4522476873

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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