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Manager -Tower Transport & Construction

Requisition ID:  27739

Aarhus N, Region Midtjylland, DK

Work experience:  Management
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Function: 

Vestas Factory

Manager -Tower Transport & Construction

Can you assume full responsibility and leadership within our Tower Transport & Construction team?  Including development and optimization of tool designs and processes, motivate and create engagement in the people around you?  Do you have solid communications skills and can create good collaboration with stakeholders worldwide? Then this is a great opportunity to join Vestas, the global leader in sustainable energy solutions.

Tower Module is maintaining and developing the complete Vestas tower program. The tasks range from structural development & engineering, tools development, project management over highly specialized FEM calculations, requirements specifications, DFMEA, test planning and execution to risk assessments and compilation of certification documentation. Tower Transport & Construction is a sub-module to the Tower Module. The department is responsible for the design of Tower transport tools, processes, and certification within the tools area. This includes tools and processes for non-standard towers and new development of tools for onshore and offshore towers.  There is a high focus on securing sound, cost-optimized and production friendly solutions and at the same time fulfilling the overall requirements to safety and functionality for the products. As Sub-module owner, you will have a team of 12+ highly skilled engineers globally.


Your primary responsibilities include:
- Develop strategic direction and "line of sight" of the area
- Creation of goals and alignment of development areas for your employees
- Manage resources and prioritisations in alignment with project management and stakeholders
- Identify project opportunities for your area
- Identify and mitigate technical risks within project scopes together with your team 
- Ensure execution of the Vestas project model within the area 
- Full responsibility for KPIs and sub-module performance


- Bachelor, Master or other relevant engineering background in Structural or Mechanical Engineering, with 5 to 10 years of relevant management experience incl insight in project management 
- Experience with running mid or large range international engineering teams
- Experience within design of tools for heavy equipment 
- Experience with design of towers for wind turbines, or other mast/chimney structures 
- Prefer experience within structural assessments using FEA, structural analysis, fatigue analysis


We see the ideal candidate possessing the following competencies and personality:
- Excellent leadership and managerial skills
- Ability to scope and specify work to internal and external employees
- High degree of personal planning incl. the ability to assist on large projects 
- Full commercial awareness and understanding of the business implications of the sub-module decisions
- Solid English communication skills, that enables you to convey issues to management and internal/external stakeholders

What we offer

We offer an exciting workplace with excellent professional and personal development opportunities in an inspiring, international work environment with the leading wind turbine manufacturer. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a solid technical commitment.

Additional information

Your work location will be in Aarhus, Denmark or in Porto Portugal.  You can expect up to 30 days of travel per year.  The application deadline is August 26, 2022.

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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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