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Company Wärtsilä
Company: Wärtsilä
End date July 23, 2024
Due date: July 23, 2024
Location Vaasa
Location: Vaasa

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?

Wärtsilä Energy Business is looking for a Purchaser to strengthen the Procurement team. As a Purchaser, your workdays mainly consist of contacting internal and external stakeholders, as well as following up and securing correct purchasing activities. 

Position information:

We are offering an 11-month temporary position which will be filled as soon as possible.
Possible locations for this position are Vaasa and Helsinki, Finland.


As a Purchaser, you are responsible for project-related purchasing activities within nominated categories, such as securing and coordinating the deliveries according to project requirements and suppliers' lead times.
You are also responsible of offer evaluations and project-specific purchase negotiations with suppliers. In your work, you will also ensure alignment and cooperation with strategic sourcing and logistics.
You will actively develop a way of working in cooperation with different stakeholders.

  • Commercial or technical education (B.Sc. or M.Sc.)
  • Fluency in written and spoken English language.
  • Experience from a similar position with a proven track record.
  • Previous experience with SAP
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Good communication skills are required as work involves communication globally and locally, internally and externally.
  • Solution-oriented, pro-active, problem-solving and result-driven attitude is needed in this position.
  • Accuracy and analytical skills support to succeed in this role.
  • Team player with a self-guided approach.
  • We're looking for an enthusiastic person with a growth mindset.

Why you and us:

We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility for 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? 
You will be a part of a global organization with a local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team.

Contact & next steps:  

Please submit your application by 23.07.2024 through our Careers portal. Applications submitted via email will not be considered. After submitting your application, you will receive a confirmation email. 

Contact person to give further information:    

Anders Nyqvist
General Manager, Procurement Mobile phone: +358 50 358 0196

Last application date: 23/07/2024 

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. 

All new Wärtsilä employees in Finland will attend occupational health checks, including drug tests/screenings. When a person is located outside of Finland, the country's legislation is followed.

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