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Vestas Factory

Head of Global Supply Chain Resilience
DK, Aarhus N | Management | Full-Time 
| ID: 19192 

Are you excited about developing the resilience of a truly global supply chain? Can you encourage innovation and inspire people? Would it motivate you to engage with senior management and use your skills to impact Vestas’ operational and financial performance? Then join Vestas in powering the solution for a more sustainable future! 


COO > Global Supply Chain & Transport > Global Supply Chain
Global Supply Chain coordinates the end-to-end supply chain of Vestas and balances demand (customer projects) with supply (key components of the turbines). The team's goals are on-time delivery, cost and cashflow. Supply chain resilience is essential for achieving these goals.


In our industry, the performance of the supply chain makes a direct impact onto the financial performance of the company. As Senior Specialist Global Supply Chain Resilience, you will use your expertise for ensuring that our supply chain can persist, adapt, and transform in the face of disruption.

 

Responsibilities

  • Orchestrate an operational risk radar, ensuring that risks are identified, assessed, and mitigated.
  • Analyze the resilience of the supply chain, identify areas for improvement and drive the necessary adjustments to our supply chain design, processes, capabilities, and tools to improve our resilience.
  • Secure the readiness of the supply chain for New Product Introduction.

These three responsibilities require a high level of collaboration with procurement, manufacturing, supply chain, construction, and finance.
 

Qualifications

  • Relevant university degree combined with a significant experience (up to 10 years) in operations, supply chain and logistics.
  • Experience in risk management or resilience with a focus on proactive operational risk management and delivering effective mitigations.
  • Finance or project management knowledge is also desired.
  • Good understanding of the wind industry or similar industries is preferred.
  • Fluency in English, both verbally and in writing. 

 

Competencies

  • Cross-functional management skills in a global and matrix organization.
  • Ability to engage and influence multiple stakeholders including senior executives from various functions.
  • Ability to handle multiple short and long-term priorities.
  • Analytical skills.
  • A convincing communicator who knows how to mobilize people.

 

What we offer
This position offers the possibility to make a direct impact to the performance of Vestas. You will have a broad role covering the extended supply chain, working with multiple teams (procurement, manufacturing, supply chain, transport, construction, finance) at various levels (from strategic to operational). The position reports directly to Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Christophe Mugnier-Pollet, and is part of the management team of Global Supply Chain. We value initiative, responsibility, and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions, and you will use your skills to enable Vestas to solve one of the most important global issues of our time - ensuring a more sustainable future.


Additional information
Your work location will be Aarhus N, Denmark, and some travelling is to be expected. For additional information about the position, please contact Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Christophe Mugnier-Pollet at +45 5226 1349.

 

We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, and no later than 5th of January 2022.


About Vestas                                                                
Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do. 

At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work – no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.

Learn more about Vestas at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels