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Purchaser, Procurement Operations

We are looking for a Purchaser to join the Corporate Procurement team. The role of our procurement is to enable strong business performance, sustainable purchasing processes and supplier collaboration, and to secure the availability of right materials and services considering the needs and requirements from our stakeholders.

As a Purchaser you will join the Procurement Operations team. Main target for the team is to give timely and good quality service for the procurement and business teams and to handle procurement related operational tasks.

About the role

You will play an important role in building the collaboration and ways of working towards the procurement community and business teams. In your role as a Purchaser your primary responsibilities will be for example:

  • Supporting strategic procurement teams in sourcing and contracting activities
  • Providing support in source-to-pay process and tool usage
  • Participating pre-defined sourcing cases with varying role (supporting, tendering, contracting etc.)

You will focus to direct categories and support to businesses located in Finland, but you will have the possibility to contribute in other categories and business areas as well, depending on your experience and will. You will work a lot and support procurement teams with SAP Ariba tool. 

In the position you will report to Team Leader, Procurement Operations Nordic. The location for this position is Espoo, Finland. 

Why Fortum?

We offer you an exciting role in creating our way-of-working in Procurement operations at Fortum. You will have the support from your colleagues and a chance to grow your understanding from professional procurement practices and from utility industry. As a result of international and cross-functional teams you will also have the opportunity to implement new and creative ideas in international working environment.

With us, you can take an active role in driving the change for a cleaner world. To reach our goals, we embrace a culture of openness. With mutual trust, believing in people, and taking care of everyone's wellbeing, can we reach even better results. Flexibility is the new normal and we apply hybrid way of working wherever possible.

For you, working at Fortum means exciting opportunities to develop your expertise and create a unique career path. We will support you on this journey. We believe diversity and inclusion inspire all of us to innovate and grow together. Therefore, we are committed to building teams where everyone feels included and is treated equally. 

What we are looking for

You are an active self-starter with the ability to work both independently and in a team. In this position you will need to work often independently so we value initiative and hands-on attitude. As a person you are positive, open minded and most importantly you have a great “can do” attitude. You work closely with different stakeholders, so you need good  interpersonal and communication skills. You have the ability to drive things to achieve the goals. Experience working with Source-to-pay systems is a great advantage.

You hold a bachelor or master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g. supply chain management or procurement) and have few years of experience working with procurement. Previous experience as a purchaser or similar position is considered as an asset. You are fluent in English and Finnish. Other language skills are seen as an advantage.


Submit your application by 9.10.2022 at the latest. If you would like to hear more about the position, please contact Team Leader, Maija Eronen, +358 406791179 or through e-mail


Fortum is an energy company driving the change for a cleaner world. Our role is to ensure the security of supply and a fast and reliable transition to a carbon-neutral economy by providing customers and societies with clean energy and sustainable solutions. Fortum’s core operations are located in the Nordics and consist of CO2-free power generation, electricity sales, district heating as well as recycling and waste solutions. Fortum's share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.  

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Purchaser, Procurement Operations


Julkaistu 21.09.2022

Yrityksen liikevaihto: 
Yli 100 000 000 €

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