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Hamburg, DE

Function:  Supply Chain Management
Job Category:  Support Functions

Project 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 through innovation in technology and services - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?


We are now looking for a Project Purchaser to join our team. 


What will you be doing


In this position, you will ensure the correct and on time availability of materials and/or services for own area of responsibility by:


  • Checking and processing 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 Strategic Purchasers, following the commercial terms agreed with customer and the guidelines established by Legal and Line Manager.
  • Add purchase order confirmations to SAP and follow up missing confirmations from suppliers.
  • Monitor deliveries proactively to avoid delays including supplier notifications and reminders.
  • Handle inbound shipments to secure deliveries reach the agreed destination and documents are properly stored.
  • Invoice handling on own PO's.
  • Address non-conformities.
  • Identify risks in Supply Chain and propose mitigation plans including follow up.


As Project Purchaser, your work will focus on these responsibilities: 


  • Support Strategic Purchasers and run negotiations with suppliers on project related prices and terms & conditions. Level or limits to be aligned and agreed with the Line Manager.
  • Creating and updating needed information in SAP.
  • Communicate project teams the status of the purchase orders and report upwards in the organization when needed.
  • Monitor and follow up the status of the orders placed and manage risks detected to mitigate any deviation.
  • Support Project Sales with gathering purchasing price of products, systems and/or services when needed. Level or limits to be aligned and agreed with Line Manager.


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? 


Contact & next steps


Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 09.06.2022, through submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.


Please apply by 9th June 2022 at 23:59 EEST. 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.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä Marine Power leads the industry in its journey towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. Our broad portfolio of engines, propulsion systems, hybrid technology, and integrated powertrain systems delivers the efficiency, reliability, safety, and environmental performance needed to support our customers to be successful. Our offering includes performance-based agreements, lifecycle solutions, and an unrivalled global network of maritime expertise. 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,000 professionals in more than 200 locations in 68 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2021, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at