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Purchasing Manager

Job summary

We are looking for a Purchasing Manager, Nuclear to strengthen Fortum's Corporate Procurement team. As a Purchasing Manager, you shall be responsible for the procurement in dedicated projects within our Nuclear Generation business. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure that procurement activities are executed in a timely, cost-effective, and compliant manner. You will be responsible for establishing and maintaining strong relationships with suppliers, negotiating contracts, and identifying cost savings opportunities. Additionally, you will ensure that all procurement activities adhere to company policies, industry regulations, and safety requirements.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with suppliers and negotiate contracts to achieve the best value for the company
  • Develop and implement procurement strategies to support Nuclear operations
  • Ensure that procurement activities are executed in compliance with company policies, industry regulations, and safety requirements
  • Identify and implement cost savings opportunities across the procurement process
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure timely delivery of goods and services
  • Monitor procurement performance and provide regular reports to senior management
  • Manage procurement-related risks and develop contingency plans as needed

Why you should be interested?

An important and visible role in our procurement function, giving you an excellent opportunity to develop procurement in Fortum. This challenging task will give you the chance to further develop your professional skills. You will have

  • a possibility to make an impact. Working with meaningful tasks and contributing to clean energy transition on your daily work on Division and on Corporate level 
  • a chance to work with procurement superstars in an organization with high drive and good reputation on the supplier market


You have an academic degree in a relevant field such as technology or business. You need to have strong collaboration and project management skills. Furthermore, you have strong problem solving and analytical skills, proven negotiation skills, commercial thinking and the ability to create and execute strategies from scratch. You should also have experience related to either consulting or project procurement or project management. You have the ability to work effectively under pressure and manage multiple priorities. In addition, you are fluent in oral and written Finnish and English.


Submit your application by 16th of May at the latest. If you would like to hear more about the position, please contact Topi Kärkkäinen +358407525924 or Leroy Hindsberg +358407526722 or through e-mail [email protected]

To be selected for the position, the applicant must go through background clearance and a health examination including drug testing.

At Fortum, we are committed to build diverse teams where everyone feels included and is treated equally.


Fortum is a Nordic energy company. Our purpose is to power a world where people, businesses and nature thrive together. We are one of the cleanest energy producers in Europe and our actions are guided by our ambitious environmental targets. We generate and deliver clean energy reliably and help industries to decarbonise their processes and grow. Our core operations in the Nordics comprise of efficient, CO2-free power generation as well as reliable supply of electricity and district heat to private and business customers. For our ~5 000 employees, we commit to be a safe, and inspiring workplace. Fortum's share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. 

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Purchasing Manager


Julkaistu 13.06.2023

Yrityksen liikevaihto: 
Yli 100 000 000 €
Yrityksen koko: 
Yli 1000 henkilöä
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