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Function:  Supply Chain Management
Job Category:  Other

Tender Supply Chain Engineer

We are now looking for a Tender Supply Chain Engineer to join our Wartsila Gas Solution Supply management team working for a more sustainable future through our Liquefaction and Regasification system division. The position is permanent. The preferred location for the position is in Asker, Norway.

What will you be doing:


In this position, your will act as a single point of contact between Supply Chain, Sales and Product offering teams, to offer the most optimized supply scheme strategy (Supplier / Cost & Lead Time) for each tender project.

You will have to be responsive to request from our Sales Team or Product Offering team and be proactive on the way you implement Sourcing strategy in the product line.


You will not be working on this alone, even though the work requires a high level of independency, as you will have the support from Supply Chain team and Product offering team.


For us to be the best match, we expect you to have degree in Engineering (Electrical or Mechanical) and experience from working commercial environment.


As Tender Supply Chain Engineer, your work will focus on these responsibilities:

  • Coordinate tender price inquiries, evaluation of supplier quotations (Full commercial part & Preliminary Technical alignment)
  • Tender Negotiations of the main equipment.
  • Take care of day-to-day contact towards supplier for commercial activities related to tender project.
  • Establish, maintain strong and privileged relationships with key tender’s suppliers
  • Identify early needs of supplier development team involvement by supporting preliminary assessment of any new vendor or product to be qualified.
  • Build when require a preliminary Risk & Opportunity plan for the external supply.
  • Once awarded ensure proper handover to Project Purchaser team.


To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:

  • Coordinate actions with sourcing to build reliable pricing list or costing tool to serve Product Offering / Sales.
  • Deploy and promote position of Tender Purchasing within Gas solution business.


In this role, some travel is required to meet with our customers around the world. Thus, we hope you to be ready to travel approximately 10%, even though most of the meetings are held virtually. 


Why you and us

We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative. 


We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition? 


We have an amazing team, and we are excited about our work and the impact it has on building sustainable societies. We are looking to find a colleague with this shared passion for smart technologies and a sustainable future. “The work in our team offers a wide range of interesting projects and we truly have a great team spirit.


In addition to the core team, you will be working closely with Sales Team and Engineering.

Contact & next steps

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 22/10/2021 23:00, through submitting your application through our career’s portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Pascal Guyomar, Gas Solution Purchasing manager through pascal.guyomar@wartsila.com with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to).


Please apply by 22/10/2021 23:00. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.


At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities.