Procurement Specialist - Capex and Tools

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Porto, Portugal

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7 days ago

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Manufacturing and Global Procurement > COO MED > Service Procurement MED

We are a diverse and creative team of focused purchasing colleagues covering Vestas' MED. MED Regional Procurement Organization (RPO) is responsible for managing MED (Southern Europe, Africa, and ME) Vestas' spending with external suppliers. With a matrix organization, with global and regional roles, the RPO ensures the deployment of common strategies and processes with the same overall goals across all Vestas regions. You will report to the Head of MED Service and Indirect Procurement, the full team is working cross-functionally and is responsible for managing all Procurement activities related to Service & Indirect business.


We are looking for a Tools and MRO Specialist. This person will define and implement, together with direct reports and the global team MED category strategy which Tools and Factory MRO materials.

Your responsibilities will cover:

  • Develop and implement tools and Factory MRO materials procurement strategy in the MED region in alignment with the Service Strategy
  • Drive tools localization projects across the MED region
  • Build local supply market intelligence
  • Secure that cost reduction targets are achieved through cost-out projects
  • Participate in Global Category Management Team(s) working cross-functionally
  • Lead Supplier relationship and performance management
  • Perform continuous stakeholder management


  • We are looking for an innovative procurement professional, ideally with a previous experience in a similar category
  • A bachelor/diploma or Master's degree in the field of (or related to) Supply Chain Management (either Business or Engineering) is required
  • Experience of 4 years in Procurement
  • Highly proficient in English, written and verbal, and ideally Spanish and Italian. Other languages will be highly valued (Portuguese, French...)


  • Good interpersonal and stakeholder management skills, especially in terms of Leadership and Team Management
  • Having a 'can do' approach and positive attitude towards the problems you will face
  • Structured person with analytical and negotiation skills
  • Cross-cultural skills (will work as part of an international team)
  • Team working competencies within a Matrix organization as well as Independent, pragmatic, and solution-oriented working style
  • Ability to prioritize in a time-sensitive situation

What we offer

We offer you an exciting and complex job with great opportunities for both professional and personal development within the energy industry's most established OEM of sustainable energy solutions. You will be provided with a unique opportunity to set your footprints within an essential area of Vestas. You will be part of an international team, with a high level of collaboration and a commitment to growth and development.

Additional information

We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. To apply for this opportunity please submit your resume in English.

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.
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