QUALIFICATIONS AND JOB DESCRIPTION
We are one of Europe’s leading integrated solar power companies with a presence in Solar IPP, Solar EPC, and PV module manufacturing. Headquartered in İstanbul, Turkey, we offer complete solar solutions - from setting up solar power plants to providing innovative solar products for commercial and retail users.
Established in the year 2009, we have an extensive presence in southeast Europe with over 500 employees, one manufacturing facility, 7 Offices located in Turkey, Romania, Greece, Bulgaria, Germany, Switzerland, and Ukraine.
In our manufacturing facility in Gebze, Kocaeli, we manufacture highly efficient solar PV modules based on crystalline silicon technology for on-grid & off-grid solar power plants, commercial rooftop, and land-based solar power projects. With 23.500m2 indoor space and our state-of-the-art automated production lines to ensure the highest quality standards in producing both standard and dual glass modules using the latest PERC, Half Cut Cell, and Bi-Facial solar module technologies up to 12 Busbars totaling to an 800MW yearly capacity.
Smart Energy currently owns and operates solar IPP sites in Turkey, Romania, Greece, and Bulgaria with 100+ MW capacity, and another 60MW under construction.
With a portfolio of more than 500+ MW in utility-scale & rooftop solar EPC projects, we possess years of expertise in constructing utility-scale and rooftop solar power plants of all sizes.
We are looking for a Logistics and Purchasing Executive to strengthen our Purchasing Department in our manufacturing facility which is located in Gebze.
Bachelor degree in engineering from reputable universities
Minimum 8 years of experience in Logistics and Purchasing departments in energy and production industries
Excellent command of English, both written and spoken
Proficient in MS Office applications especially in Excel
Leadership capability – ability to engage, inspire and manage accountability,
Good negotiation skill with internal cross-functional teams,
High standards of accuracy, proficiency at working with strict deadlines and under pressure, and ability to prioritize tasks
Self-disciplined, proactive, dynamic, eager to learn and to take on new challenges
Team player, result-oriented with strong planning and organization skills
Flexibility in working hours and no travel restrictions
For male candidates, military service must be completed
Resident in İstanbul Asia side and Kocaeli
Ensuring timely purchase of raw materials, commodities etc. to support production operations
Perform supplier evaluation and selection as per Smart Energy standards and sourcing strategy
Generating procurement projects according to strategic sourcing initiative process and detailed plans for execution,
Following up on progress and implementation of procurement projects
Performing purchase price analysis, understand volume & technic specifications, and coordinating them with stakeholders such as planning, R&D, Quality, Production
Developing more sources for supplies and negotiate the price, ensure the delivery and that the quality meets company requirements
Developing supplier partnerships to identify and develop ongoing total cost reductions
Negotiating and managing the contract process
Optimization of all logistics processes and cost control,
Managing transportation operations,
Working proactively to improve, review and implement standard processes and procedures,
Take a lead role in team-building, company culture