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Porriño, ES

Function:  Manufacturing
Job Category:  Engineering


Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services into reality. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of. 

We want to transition the world towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent – want to join the ride?

 We are now looking for a Purchaser to join our Purchase team. The position is permanent. The location for the position is in Porriño, Spain.


What will you be doing

In this position, your work will include sourcing materials. On a typical day, you might be starting at 8 and end the day at 17. You will not be working on this alone, even though the work requires a high level of independency, as you will have the support your dept colleagues and line manager. For us to be the best match, we expect you to have understanding in English and experience from working with SAP.


As purchaser, your work will focus on these responsibilities:

- Place orders with selected suppliers and follow up on them

- Control and stock management

- Ensure the supply of goods avoiding stock ruptures and get lower costs


We expect you to have:

-SAP knowledge/user, special purchase and inventory transactions

-Ensure the supply of goods avoiding stock ruptures and get lower costs

-Language: English level must be fluent, written and spoken

-High experience in similar charge

-Drawing knowledge: medium

-Experience of Commercial Management

-Contract review and awareness

-Advanced communication skills

-Management of protocols and negotiation techniques with suppliers


In this role, some travel is required to meet with our suppliers around the world. Thus, we hope you to be ready to journey when necessary, 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.

In addition to the core team, you will be working closely with other departments of the plant, as Production, Sales, Warehouse, Quality or Technical Office.


Contact & next steps

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 28.02.2023, through submitting your application through our career’s portal.

Please apply by 28th of February 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. 

Last application date: 28/02/2023 


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 

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