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ABOUT THE NORDEX GROUP

The manufacture of wind energy plants in the on-shore segment has been our core competence and passion for around 35 years. With more than 37 GW installed capacity worldwide, our turbines supply sustainable energy to more than 80% of the global energy market and we are one of the largest companies in the wind industry. National subsidiaries in more than 30 markets and production facilities in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the USA, Mexico and India offer our more than 8,500 employees the opportunity for international and intercultural cooperation.


We are growing and together driving forward the expansion of alternative energies worldwide - if you wish, from now on with you. Join the #TeamNordex

Strategic Lead Buyer (m/f/d) Spare Parts

REQUISITION ID:  1982
LOCATION: 

Hamburg, DE

DEPARTMENT:  Sourcing

Do you want to be part of an agile team where colleagueship truly matters?

As a global company, we interact with a variety of people and cultures. Integrity, Respect, Colleagueship and Ownership are the unifying force for all departments and regions around the world. It’s the individual that defines the team. And it’s the team that makes the difference. Join the #TEAMNORDEX and shape the future of energy with us.

 

YOUR TASKS: 

The mission of this role is to develop global sourcing strategies to achieve sustainable relationships with suppliers to assure the fulfilment Nordex-Acciona Windpower (NAW) Service Organization material requirements in all areas. The main tasks are the following:

  • Interface and coordination between Global Sourcing, suppliers and the NAW Service organization to ensure material availability for the preventive and corrective windfarm maintenance
  • Negotiating of framework and contract agreements for Service Fleet (spare parts, Aftermarket service…)
  • Close collaboration with Service-SPM dept. in order to guarantee the best understanding of business needs and objectives
  • Management of tenders for suppliers: RFI, RFQ
  • Quotation analysis, management of commercial conditions and contracts definition with suppliers
  • Work on developing and implementing cost reduction programs (COE-Phoenix)
  • Ensuring and optimizing medium and long-term spare parts availability in close cooperation with Service-SPM, Technical and quality department.
  •  As a corporate function, support geographical business units, assuring the needs and queries(spare parts localization, global negotiations, purchasing processes)

 

YOUR PROFILE: 

  • University degree in Economics, Engineering or equivalent
  • Several years of relevant work experience in strategic purchasing activities, preferably in sourcing of spare parts
  • Profound knowledge of contract law, as well as experience in selecting suppliers
  • Very high negotiating skills - especially in price negotiations   
  • Good user skills in SAP and MS-Office   
  • Very independent, structured and goal-oriented work with a good sense for interdisciplinary context  
  • Strong intercultural skills
  • Fluent language skills in German and English, Spanish would be a plus

 

Please send your CV and cover letter in English language.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status or uniformed service member status.