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Primary Location: 

Finland - Vaasa, FI

Function:  Supply Chain Management
Job Category:  Sales & Marketing

Operational Purchaser

Wärtsilä is leading the maritime industry’s transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. We at Wärtsilä Marine Power are proud to offer our customers the world’s widest network of maritime expertise and the full portfolio from engines to lifecycle solutions. 

We want to change the course towards an interconnected and cleaner maritime future and are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?

We are looking for an Operational Purchaser to Marine Parts Services.
The location for this position is Vaasa, Finland. The position is permanent. 
• Execute purchase orders, order monitoring, confirmations and rescheduling 
• Monitor and report supplier performance 
• Maintain material data to relevant systems in defined area of responsibility 
• Actively develop the way of working in cooperation with process development 
• Actively develop teamwork in own team and build commitment 
• Coordinate delivery of goods and logistics information with internal and/or external stakeholders 
• Expedite delivery of goods to have them in the right place at the right time at the right cost 
• Maintain logistics data to relevant systems in defined area of responsibility
• Coach relevant suppliers and/or internal stakeholders 
• Continuously improve operative logistics activities
• Cooperate with relevant internal and/or external stakeholders
• M.Sc. or B.Sc. in engineering or similar
• Experience in purchasing or transportation
• SAP knowledge
• Excellent, proven team working skills in a self-steering team
• MS Office tools, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams
• Good command in Finnish and English
• Active approach to work
• Good negotiation skills
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills
• Target and result oriented attitude
• Service mind set, openness and flexibility, as well as the ability to make things happen
• Ability to work under pressure
• Good communication and presentation skills


Please apply by 17th of January, 2021.


For more information, please:
Antti Tuomisto
Team Leader, Material Management

Last application date: 17/01/2021

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä Marine Power leads the industry in its journey towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. Our portfolio of engines, propulsion systems, hybrid technology, and integrated powertrain systems deliver the reliability, safety, and environmental performance that Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine vision encompasses. We offer our customers performance-based agreements, lifecycle solutions, and an unrivalled global network of maritime expertise. www.wartsila.com/marine

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2019, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com