Working at EDF Renewables


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A profession essential to the realization of the company's projects, the buyer is responsible for managing purchases, under the best conditions and respecting the needs of internal customers.

To develop its projects, the company needs people to select suppliers, negotiate and validate purchasing contracts while respecting operational and financial constraints.

The missions of this profession are very versatile, since it involves assessing needs in coordination with internal customers, participating in negotiations and monitoring contracts.

What is
this job

“The missions of a buyer are multiple and require a range of skills. My role is to match an expressed need with a market of suppliers likely to correspond. A market study and calls for tenders will follow. »
“This job requires a lot of human qualities, which makes it very rewarding. Indeed, we must be able to adapt to each need and to the different stakeholders both in France and internationally. All these meetings allow multidisciplinary work which nevertheless requires a certain rigor as well as good communication. »
“Being a buyer means first of all working internally, during which we must assess the needs of the business and the purchasing conditions, then link this need to a range of selected offers. There is a whole societal dimension to this profession, based on our ethical code and our values. »

your experiences

This job will allow you to:



Bac+5, master's degree, DESS, DEA, Higher School of Commerce or engineering with a specialization in purchasing and commerce. Depending on the scope and supervision, this position is accessible to young graduates or experienced people.

of your future colleagues

“In the first weeks of work as a buyer, I observed a lot to understand the different relationships between the parties and the behavior of suppliers. This allowed me to quickly take charge of the position. »
“It's important to have fun in your job, this is my case with that of a buyer, with diverse and varied missions and an international scope. My advice is this: learn to ask the right questions and take the lead! »
“As a young buyer, I was supported by experienced colleagues. This very quickly gave me confidence and quickly made me gain autonomy. My advice: be organized while remaining flexible. It’s a job that requires a lot of rigor. »

For further

EDF Renewables - Japan



Since 2022, EDF Renewables has been developing offshore wind projects in Japan. 

The objective: to contribute to the country's energy transition.