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Regional Procurement Excellence & Sustainability is responsible for implementing strategies, principles, practices, tools, digitalization and processes in the region to ensure the procurement function meets its commitments to the organization and supports actions that bring about improvements which may include, but are not limited to sustainability, quality, delivery, growth, margin expansion, ensuring process standards across the company and leading efforts to ensure a strong execution and pipeline of projects to meet targets.
Implement the strategy for best practices in analytics and reporting solutions together with stakeholders in Finance, Cost Engineering and Supply Chain and our Shared Service Center in Manila
Lead procurement strategy analytics on volumes, supply chain data, cost and market factors (raw materials, currencies, etc...), derive key insights with clearly defined and tangible recommendations
Identify levers to optimize the competitiveness of our key turbine configurations and plant solutions
Develop continuous cost out/profitability activities
Provide input and implement best practice and support for Strategy Development (Module + Commodity), Negotiation and Supplier Relationship management in the region
Anchor point for capability building in the region
Regional 'fit-for-the-purpose' Supply Chain strategies (including segmentation implications)
Excellence through continuous improvement initiatives
eAuction champion, Implement digitalization strategy and roadmap in the region
7+ years overall working experience in Supply chain domains: Procurement, Sourcing, Project Management
Excel at data analysis and high presentation skill
Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, or Statistics
Good analytic skills and ability to derive tangible implications from facts and data
Effective communication and stakeholder engagement skills
Strategic thinking & comprehensive business insight
Independent, pragmatic and solution-oriented working style
Clear understanding on Turbine costing elements and its supply chain
Working experience in a cross-cultural environment, handling international stakeholders is highly desirable
Professional verbal and written communication skills in English
What We Offer
We offer an exciting and international job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development possibilities in an inspiring environment at a global wind turbine manufacturer. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a great technical commitment.
Additional InformationYour primary location will be in Chennai.
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 31st August 2023.
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.
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.