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Supplier Quality Engineer

Requisition ID:  27654
Location(s): 

Aarhus N, Region Midtjylland, DK

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time

Vestas Factory

Are you skilled in quality assurance and supplier management? Would you like to be a part of a global company in the wind industry? Then we've got the opportunity for you!


Manufacturing and Global Procurement > Global Procurement > Blades


Vestas Supplier Quality and Development is part of Global Procurement in Vestas. We implement Vestas’ winning quality culture at the supplier with a clear focus to ensure our "doing it right 1st-time" philosophy focusing on qualified suppliers. We are a culturally diverse team located in Denmark, Poland, Spain, and Portugal closely linked with our regional peers. We are the ambassadors of all quality topics with suppliers, e.g., enabling supplier innovation in new turbine development projects, thus propelling Vestas' innovative sustainability strategy.

 

Responsibilities
You will ensure quality from suppliers for select production material groups used in Vestas Blades. 

  • Assessment and development of suppliers to component qualification with PPAP and APQP4wind
  • We are being supported on the transactional clarification of non-conformities by NC coordinators 
  • Step in on escalated NC with problem-solving experience to eliminate the root cause and driver down the cost of Poor Quality
  • Interface internally to the developers, sourcing and logistics as well as our internal customers, and the factories
  • In addition to handling the suppliers, our external contact includes customers conducting inspections or audits at our suppliers

 

Qualifications
You have an engineering or material science background or similar experience (e.g., from working with composites) as well as proficiency in applying advanced quality methodology. 
Solid working experience with demonstrated quality management and problem-solving skills can replace the need for formal education. To do well in this position, it is important that you are proactive and have good communication and collaboration skills enabling you to collaborate internally and influence suppliers.
We expect that you:

  • You have solid experience within quality assurance and supplier management
  • Are proficient in applying advanced quality methodology (e.g., APQP, PPAP, process analysis, statistical studies, problem-solving techniques) and ideally have experience with APQP4Wind 
  • Are an internal auditor ISO 9001:2015 and or assessor for VDA 6.3. Experience with ISO 14001 / 45001 or similar standards for EHS Management Systems is desired
  • Are a Six Sigma Green Belt with continuous improvement and DMAIC practice

 

Competencies
On a personal level, we envision that you are:

  • Organized with a methodical work approach and attention to details
  • Good at problem-solving and project planning
  • Thriving in a busy and motivated working environment
  • Solid in stakeholder management, representing the SQD agenda and taking ownership
  • A natural leader (having social and communication skills)
  • A highly motivated self-starter, innovative and service-minded and able to work without supervision
  • Are a team-oriented person and thrive in a cross-cultural, international, and very innovative environment
  • Have good English skills

 

What we offer
We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment with the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions. 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 good technical commitment.
 

Additional information
Your work location can be at Vestas’ office in Aarhus. 50-70 travel days/year is expected.
Applications are handled on an ongoing basis. 
Please apply online with your letter of motivation and CV as soon as possible – and no later than 7th July 2022. We reserve the right to take down the job ad before this date if the right candidate is identified before.
Start date: 1 August 2022 or after mutual agreement.
If you have specific questions about the position, please contact Ansgar Tröster (Director Supplier QSE & Development) via phone +45 52146018.
All inquiries are treated confidentially.


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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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