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Primary Location: 

Germany - Hamburg, DE

Function:  Supply Chain Management
Job Category:  Support Functions

Purchaser (m/f/d)

Welcome to Wärtsilä !


We are looking to recruit a Purchaser as soon as possible our for the Voyage Solutions Services at our office in Hamburg/Behringstraße.


We are looking for an energetic, ambitious, enthusiastic and competent Purchaser to join our team.



What are your main tasks and responsibilities ?


Ensuring correct and on time availability of materials and/or services for own area of responsibility by:


  • Checking and processing of purchase requisitions or bill of materials
  • Process purchase orders as well as related correspondence and communication
  • Implementing project-specific purchasing conditions with the support of Legal based on the commercial terms of the customer order
  • Add purchase order confirmations to SAP and follow up missing confirmations from suppliers
  • Monitor deliveries proactively to avoid delays including supplier notifications and reminders
  • communication with suppliers, requesting departments accounting and warehouse entry
  • Invoice handling on own PO’s
  • Handle supplier information in NC cases


Other tasks:


  • Support or run supplier negotiations on project related prices and terms & conditions. Level or limits to be aligned and agreed with responsible Strategic Purchaser
  • Creating and updating needed information in SAP and document management system needed to perform purchasing after project related negotiations is performed
  • Gathering supplier data such as spot savings and other agreed KPI related figures and providing data to relevant functions
  • Support end of life actions on supplier side of products and systems
  • Support Project Sales with gathering purchasing price of products, systems and/or services when needed. Level or limits to be aligned and agreed with responsible Strategic Purchaser
  • Support and work close together with Strategic Purchasers. Perform Strategic Purchasing work when needed



What do we expext from you ?



- Preferably you hold a BSc in Economics and Business Administation or

  Supply Chain Management

- Several years of relevant professional experience in comparative positions

- Excellent product and service flow knowledge

- Structured and practical way of working with hands-on attitude

- Excellent social and intercultural skills

- Fluent English and German in speaking and writing

- Well-founded SAP and MS Office knowledge



What do we offer you ?


We highly care for employability of all our employees hence employees are encouraged to utilize the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials. The opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within an international working environment, in an ambitious, growth orientated organisation. We offer excellent primary and secondary terms of employment. We foster openness, respect and trust. The culture can be described as down to earth and decisive.


If you feel excited by being part of this dynamic working environment and you think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward receiving your job application, together with a Curriculum Vitae.


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 2018, 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