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Work towards The Green Transition. Vestas Global Procurement is one of the leading Procurement organizations and is overall responsible for all strategic Procurement activities within Vestas Wind System. Supplier Account Management, Negotiations, cost out initiatives, Category Strategy Development and Implementation are key areas. Handling costs, supplier performances, localization projects and new product development projects are our major focus areas.


Responsibilities

As a Purchaser you will be amongst a creative procurement team and be responsible for wind turbine components for the Vestas Service Business unit. We pride ourselves on treating each other with respect and supporting each other to stay focused, committed, and always motivated. Your exposure and visibility are high, and the role offers the opportunity to both contribute to the strategic agenda as well as gaining experience in daily high-impact operational decisions. You will be reporting to the Head of Service Material Procurement APAC.

Responsibilities include and not limited to

  • Participate in strategy and roadmap development

  • Drive and develop cross-functional projects within your commodity

  • Secure service requirements are an integral part of Category Teams within Vestas, leverage scale, secure supply at right price and quality, and compliant with Vestas's policies

  • Find new sources, Lead on annual Negotiations, Supply base and supply chain optimization

  • Take full responsibility to develop and coordinate optimization projects in Repair and Turbine Components.

  • Secure and implement Procurement processes related to suppliers, not limited to Risk Assessment, Supplier Relationship Management and Supplier Account Plans

  • Actively complete and collaborate with all functions

  • Work closely with the Matrix organization on the Strategy Execution


Qualifications

  • An engineering degree or masters in a supply chain

  • At least 3-5 years of proven experience with heavy engineering or Auto/ Auto ancillaries

  • High-level experience with stakeholder management

  • You are a skilled IT user (SAP, SAP ARIBA and Microsoft Office)

  • As our corporate language is English, fluency in English is needed, both verbally and in writing


Competencies

  • The ideal candidate has a good work ethic and self motivated

  • You are action-oriented and motivated by participating in setting the direction and agenda

  • You are open-minded and have a natural curiosity.

  • An open approach to encourage stakeholder inputs and a structured and fact-based approach to secure ideas are prioritized and implemented

  • Team-oriented and committed to secure the effective implementation of the initiatives you develop

  • Holistic and positive mindset, working in a multicultural team

  • Good inquisitive, structured, and fact-based approach

  • Good Communications skills


What We Offer

We offer a very exciting career in Service Material Procurement APAC committed to support the Service business unit, in a flat, multi-cultural and innovative organization focusing on reaching great results. To us, it is all about knowing the business and our employees, defining the right solutions, and getting it done - everything in the best possible way. We want you to participate in that mission and of course, have fun along the way. By joining Vestas, you will have the opportunity to grow on a professional as well as a personal level, enhancing your knowledge within the procurement field working closely with highly experienced and inspiring colleagues globally.


Additional Benefit

  • Flexible benefits plan

  • Medical insurance / Hospitalization / Life insurance

  • Critical illness insurance

  • Personal accident insurance

  • International business travel insurance

  • Additional annual leave to statutory (20 business days)

  • Maternity leave

  • Pregnancy treatment leave

  • Paternity leave

  • Paid sick/ medical leave

  • Half day off (a half-day off in the afternoon on the eves of mid-autumn festival, new year

  • And lunar new year)

  • Annual medical examination

  • Send flower to employees in case of employee’s wedding or funeral

  • Long service award

  • Diverse and open work environment

  • Highly value career development of employees, support internal transfer and promotion


Additional Information

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 the 26th of Feb. 2024.

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.
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.