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Lean Specialist for Vestas Service

Requisition ID:  27351

Aarhus N, Region Midtjylland, DK

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time


Vestas Factory

Specialist | Full-Time

Are you a person that is great with stakeholder management and has the motivation to always find better ways of improving the existing business? Are you a person who can empower us to reaching our sustainable goals? Then have a look at this exciting opportunity as Lean Specialist for Vestas Service area.


EVP Area Service – Global Business Improvement – Lean Operations 
Service Lean Operations is a small team within the broader Business Improvement group in Vestas Service that has two main goals.
The first is to support Operations in standardizing and optimizing field operations by applying Lean methods and mindset. This is done in close collaboration with our global Lean team, located in Vestas's regions.
The second goal is to coordinate strategic, global Lean projects. In these projects we apply a well-proven combination of Lean, problem-solving methodologies, excellent project management and stakeholder management skills to support the strategy execution in Vestas' service business.


In the role as Lean Specialist, you will support both goals of the team with an emphasis on project management, analysis, and communication. Other responsibilities include:

  • Assist in developing scoped projects for execution
  • Carry out Lean/Cost-Out projects
  • Coordinate and facilitate cross-functional workshops and teams
  • Reduce operational costs through Lean/Six Sigma/Cost-Out project completion
  • Be a good promoter for progress and improvement
  • Perform other related responsibilities as assigned


To achieve your goals in this position, we expect that you have:

  • Academic degree at Bachelor level or higher
  • Preferably certification within one of the recognized project management frameworks like Prince2, PMI, IPMA
  • Solid communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Experience with change management and implementation 
  • Ability to speak effectively in front of large groups of people 


On the personal level is very important that you:

  • Can communicate and interact in a natural way with both field technicians and executive management level
  • Can build and validate business cases by connecting improvement with operational and financial performance
  • Have creative problem-solving skills
  • Can create impact & receive buy-in from management teams and functional teams
  • Have high proficiency in English - both written and spoken
  • Know how to build an effective slide deck with a clear and concise storyline
  • Are proficient in Excel and PowerBI 


What we offer
You will develop in an ever-growing and high-paced team in a global environment. You will have great impact and influence on the profitability and development of our business. For the right candidate this position will be a platform for further professional and leadership development in a global organization.


Additional information
Work location: You will be based in our office from Dusager 4, Aarhus, Denmark. For this position up to 30 days of national and international traveling is expected.
If the above match your interest and your qualifications, please apply no later than 13th of July 2022. Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

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About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
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