Operative Purchaser


  • Mumbai, Maharashtra
Operative Purchaser
Job Posted : Jun 25th, 2021

Job Description

We are looking for an Operative Purchaser to join our virtual and international team of purchasers at WSSC Purchasing. In this position you will be focusing on operative purchasing tasks for multiple companies and countries in Asia.


  • Manages purchase requisitions and creates purchase orders according to defined strategies and frameworks.
  • Acts as the single point of contact for the indirect purchasing and WeBuy support (i.e. requisitions) within WSSC responsibility area.
  • Purchasing tasks internationally.
  • Acts as point of contact for suppliers on local level to resolve operational issues and to distribute / escalate other issues.
  • Proactive approach to promoting governance of global procurement processes and ensuring Wartsila companies comply.


  • Commercial/Financial/Technical (e.g. Bachelor of Business Administration, or a degree in Industrial Engineering).
  • Good English, Asian language skills seen as advantage.
  • Operative purchasing experience.
  • Basic accounting.
  • Systematic and organized way of working.
  • Interest in process optimization & development.
  • Open-minded and agile personality.
  • Flexibility and good team working skills.
  • Positive attitude and pro-active thinking.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Capability to work in a global and virtually lead team.
  • Experience of similar tasks and shared services operations is an advantage.


  • Mumbai, Maharashtra.

We offer you:-

  • Work as a member of a professional purchasing team.
  • International work environment with global stake holders.
  • Good opportunities to develop yourself and take part in optimising the global process.

Company Overview:-

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com