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Chennai, India

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7 days ago

Global Manufacturing > Engineering & Business Service Centre > SCM EBSC

Supply chain management supports direct material buying, transportation, production planning, CAPEX buying & logistics coordination and ensures to deliver the required materials on time in full, at a minimal cost to all global Vestas factories, sites and wind farms.

Department's goal is to achieve 100% timely deliverables to all stakeholders along with process initiatives. This department is operating globally, so an international experience comes with the job. We are looking for skilled personals who are well structured, well organized and ready to work in an international Environment with many cultural differences. You need to be able to handle large amount of data, coordinating with various stake holders.


  • To be a subject matter expert in direct buying and transport management to coordinate with internal and external stake holders for production material requirement fulfilment

  • To identify potential risks and work on timely mitigations with stake holders

  • To provide proactive early warning signals for all non-mitigated risks

  • Ensure adherence to key performance indicators (delivery and cost)

  • Facilitate governance and action plan with stake holders

  • Ensure effective RCA and CAPA implementation for operational issues

  • Coordinate plan changes between supply chain and factories and ensure optimal inventory

  • Identify opportunities for standardization and improve buying and transport KPIs

  • Coordinate with project team and factories for new product introductions for timely fulfilment


  • Any graduation, preferably certification in supply chain management

  • 8-10 yrs of experience as a transport coordination or Logistics professional

  • Good to have 6 sigma green belt

  • Expertise with SAP ERP MM/TM modules

  • Good written and verbal communication skills and able to speak with conviction

  • Highly self-motivated, efficient work ethic, keen attention to details and appropriate customer service orientation

  • Project management experience in supply chain is preferrable

  • Innovative mind set to explore potential opportunities & propose changes within sphere of influence and drive towards process standardization

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)


  • Very high level of knowledge on supply chain process

  • Stake holder management, Project management, Time management, Risk handling and crisis management

  • Prioritization and problem solving ability

  • Good leadership with expert coordination skills

  • Assertive communication and interpersonal negotiation skills

  • Being innovative and able to deliver improvements and standardizations

  • Perceptive and cooperative

What We Offer
We offer the opportunity to join a multinational company with great prospects in regard to professional and personal development, as well as international exposure in a position which provides a thorough insight into the Vestas, the world leader in the Wind Industry!

Additional Information
Your 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 March 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.
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at 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.