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Our Vaisala solutions contribute to societies and people’s lives in over 150 countries – and can even be found in space. With our technological innovations for measuring weather, environmental and industrial conditions, we have a key role in solving the grand social and environmental challenges of our time. We offer you a career with a clear purpose and a chance to create observations for a better world.

 

Building on over 80 years of experience, we employ approximately 1,900 professionals worldwide today. We are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange and our headquarters is located in Finland. 

 

Vaisala’s industry-leading weather observation technologies, instruments, and solutions lay the foundation for the Weather and Environment business area’s strategy, enabling our customers to improve their ability to measure and forecast weather and weather phenomena. The business area serves selected weather-dependent customers to whom accurate, real-time, uninterrupted, and reliable weather data is essential to run efficient operations.

 

Missions

As part of the constant growth and development of our activities, Leosphere is recruiting a “Buyer”, in order to strengthen our team within the supply chain.

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, your main mission will be to manage supplies and all the suppliers in your scope.

Your main missions will be as follows:

- Follow the execution of orders in accordance with the Purchasing strategy, and maintain the supplier relationship: if necessary, call again suppliers to limit delivery errors or delays

- Guarantee the supply of components:

o By monitoring price, lead time, plan or component reference, quality standard, procurement mechanism, etc.

o According to internal requests from manufacturing schedules, after-sales service, and other internal customers.

o According to the authorized stock level

- Anticipate and resolve supply chain shortages:

o Coordinate with the Stock and Manufacturing teams to anticipate component supply needs and risks.

o Follow the execution of orders, and maintain the supplier relationship: if necessary, contact the suppliers to limit delivery errors or delays

o Identify critical suppliers in terms of their ability to deliver on time

o Apply the necessary monitoring and control action plans with these suppliers to ensure control.

o Design new methods and operating processes to avoid future disruptions

- Follow the calculation of needs and maintain the supply information of the database (ERP: EBS / ASCP - SAP)

 

Profil

Two-year Technical or University degree in Industrial Logistics / Supply Chain or equivalent with at least 3 years experiences in an industrial environment.

 

Technical knowledge and skills

  • Language: fluent English
  • Knowledge of supplies and purchasing strategy
  • Knowledge of the organizational principles of a supply chain
  • Knowledge of an ERP, EXCEL – WORD

 

Interpersonnel skills

  • Strong customer orientation
  • Teamplayer
  • Sense of dialogue and listening.
  • Autonomus

 

Practical aspects

Place of work:                 Saclay (91)

Type of contract:            Permanent contract

Timeline:                          As soon as possible.

 

What we offer

Our innovative high-tech business provides opportunities for curious challenge-seekers to make a real difference. 

As a part of our global team you can contribute with science and technology to solve the big environmental and societal challenges of our time.

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