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Khopoli, IN

Function:  Supply Chain Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Operational Purchaser

Wärtsilä is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We Wärtsilians help our customers unlock the value of energy transition by optimizing their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Did you know Wärtsilä has delivered 74 GW of power plant capacity and more than 80 energy storage systems in 180 countries around the world?

In this fast changing world of energy, we 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. Want to join the ride?


We are looking for a Operational Purchaser to be responsible for operational purchasing activities in Delivery Center Khopoli (DCK).


Your work tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Procurement of Direct Local & Imported material.
  • Purchase requisition scrutiny and vendor selection from vendor master.
  • Cost and Lead time negotiation,Cost comparison of material ( Subcontracting & bought out)
  • Preparation of supplier recommendation sheet and its approval from Head SCM & Head Factory.
  • Follow up for order confirmations & verification for correct material specifications, Prices & delivery dates.
  • Preparation of PR- PO Sheet & Updation of all details like delivery dates, weights, mode of shipment etc.
  • Cross checking of way bill ( BL /AWB) & check list as per the purchase order & supplier invoice to avoid incorrect information filling in BOE.
  • Co-ordinates with CHA for preparation of correct BOE & Handling custom queries
  • Freight & condition updation, Release / Approve supplier invoices, GR/IR Issues.
  • Monitor Cost vs Freight report to achieve set target of freight % over material value.( Freight Optimization), Air/Sea freight decision based on production urgencies.
  • Handling supplier payment issues, Quality rejection & Warranty claims.
  • New Vendor registration.
  • Responsible for quality of material supplied by vendors.
  • Resolution owner for supplier quality notification.
  • Support in vendor development activities.
  • Cost saving inititatives
  • Support Logistics & Finance function
  • Collate and analyze spends and supplier data as well as to  execute benchmarking in order to continuously improve and enhance the supplier network.
  • To follow and implement Code of conduct & Safe work practice  with all suppliers.


As an ideal candidate, you will have following qualifications:

  • BE/B-Tech in Mechanical Engineering graduate, with 8 - 10 years of relevant experience
  • Excellent Communication skill in English - Verbal/Written
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing Process.

            a. Familiarity with Purchasing and vendor management and relevant software.

            b. Comfortable with figures and in collecting, analyzing and interpreting data

            c. Good knowledge of Maufacturing process like Fabrication, Machining,Forging,Castings,surface treatment Etc.

  • Good knowledge of SAP - MM


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?


How to apply

If you feel excited by being a part of this working environment and think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your job application through our career’s portal. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.

Last application date: 04/07/2022

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 Energy leads the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We help our customers in decarbonisation by developing market-leading technologies. These cover future-fuel enabled balancing power plants, hybrid solutions, energy storage and optimisation technology, including the GEMS energy management platform. Wärtsilä Energy’s lifecycle services are designed to increase efficiency, promote reliability and guarantee operational performance. Our track record comprises 74 GW of power plant capacity and more than 80 energy storage systems delivered to 180 countries around the world. 

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