The purchaser will further be responsible to run the sourcing operations of indirect services and material for the wind turbine generators, negotiating and contracting suppliers for the services for the execution and maintenance of Wind Farm Projects within the region of South LATAM.
Manufacturing & Global Sourcing, Global Procurement, LATAM
Global Procurement is the business unit in Vestas responsible for all Procurement activities. With a matrix organization, with global and regional roles, Global Procurement ensures the deployment of common strategy and processes with same overall objectives across all Vestas regions.
The department belongs to a global department consisting of more than 50 people and is engaged in developing new markets and driving out cost of existing markets together with the Sales and Construction departments.
It remains critical for the department to have a strong regional presence as lot of regional differences exists in the supplier landscape
Ensure supplier selection based on total cost perspective (TCO)
Carry out Request for Quotation (RFQ) and negotiations
Lead contractual negotiations and closure
Sourcing initiative execution according to the sourcing process
Supplier development in emerging markets with respect to the category strategy
On-Time Support of the Project Business in Construction
Supplier relationship management
Bachelor level education required - preferably within the field of civil or electric engineering or business administration.
Experience of at least 3 years within contracting and purchasing in the sector is a requirement.
Analytical and negotiation skills
Understanding about Supplier Relationship Management
Understanding of project based purchasing
Excellent communication skills, verbal and written English
Team working competences within a Matrix organization
Good IT skills (MS Office)
What we offer
We offer an exciting job in a dynamic, international environment. You’ll be working in a fast-growing team which is at the forefront of growth within the wind energy sector.
As well as offering a competitive salary and benefits package, we put the emphasis on developing both personal and professional skills.
In return, we expect you to go the extra mile to achieve results.