Jr. Purchaser

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Pasay, Philippines

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17 days ago

SSC > Procurement > Purchasing & SQD

You shall be accountable to support the category or regional procurement teams in the end-to-end purchasing process which covers requirement definition, supplier selection, negotiation, and contracting, as well as all other relevant steps within the entire process.

  • Assist the sourcing responsible in sourcing and conducting RFx with agreed vendors.

  • Participate in selection, qualification, negotiation and contracting with suppliers within the category.

  • Execute risk assessments of suppliers, using the standard risk tools

  • Where agreed with the direct manager, drive tenders or lead in the development of supply agreements such as non-disclosure agreements, purchasing agreements, framework agreements, etc.

  • Support the category/regional procurement teams with master data maintenance - secure that missing master data is enriched (info records, source lists, quota arrangements, and vendor master). This may also include collation of documents such as Safety Data Sheets, CE declaration of conformity certificates, etc.

  • Work across different business units within Vestas and provide input to and implementation of the category/regional procurement strategies

  • Create continuous improvement programs internally and at the suppliers with a special focus on cost-saving initiatives, supplier optimization and component standardization.

  • Ensure adherence to KPI's set by Global Sourcing regarding safety, quality, cost, delivery, innovation and sustainability. May perform deep-dive analysis to ensure improvement on the KPIs.

  • Perform data analysis on tenders, spend visibility, and other relevant procurement analytics activities.


  • Preferably an Engineering graduate or relevant business degree.

  • With 0-3 years of experience in Supply Chain and Procurement functions

  • Experience with selection, qualification, negotiation and contracting with suppliers for instance

  • Hands-on experience in contract negotiation is highly preferred

  • High experience in negotiating with global suppliers is highly preferred

  • Experience in SAP or Ariba P2P process, Service Now for instance

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

  • Great English written and verbal communication skills and ability to speak with conviction

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

  • Great stakeholder management and innovative communication skills at all levels

  • Willing to work on a hybrid setup

As a person, you are professional and dedicated by nature with a positive sense of quality. You are innovative with a can-do attitude and an innovative mindset and you thrive in a diverse environment with influential people. Furthermore, you:

  • Know the Procurement Process (Procure to Pay)

  • Conduct RFx execution and supplier negotiation

  • Know Business stakeholders' requirements & expectations

  • Have business acumen

What we offer

We offer you an exciting role with great professional and personal development opportunities in an inspiring, progressive, international work environment at an established manufacturer of wind turbines. We offer attractive company perks like fitness subsidy, health insurance, pension, life insurance, medical, travel, internet, etc. We have a modern, inspiring office overlooking Manila Bay, conveniently located near public transport. We believe in work-life balance and plan annual offsite outings, team building, and sports events. In Vestas, you will experience an innovative environment where no days are ever the same, strengthening your personal and professional growth.

Additional Information

We amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including before the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before the 31st of March 2023.

Additional Benefits

  • Fitness Subsidy

  • Retirement Benefit Plan

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 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.