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Vestas Factory

Transport Field Expert 
DK, Aarhus N | Management | Full-Time | ID: 2949
 

This is an exciting position to join our Transport team and bring your experience to the front. You will get the opportunity to get directly involved in the way we shape some of our transport solutions as well as helping bring new insight into expanding areas for Vestas. Sound good so far? Then what are you waiting for?


Global Supply Chain > Transport and Customs > EMEA
Vestas Northern and Central Europe is a sales business unit covering Scandinavia, UK, Ireland, Poland, the Baltics, Germany, Benelux as well as Eastern Europe and south of Africa. We are responsible for the Sales function, Project, Installation and Service of wind farms throughout these regions. We strive to be the No. 1 performing business unit within Vestas, and we aim to make Vestas North and Central Europe the best place to work.


The Transport Execution department is responsible for managing the entire supply chain from manufacturing plant to project site within NCE region. The department has an open and informal culture, where team work and good communication is the key to our success. You will have the opportunity to work in an exciting industry and in a team of highly motivated employees.


Responsibilities

  • Support for external Suppliers in transportation and lifting of our components, including training and supervising when necessary
  • First entry surveys in new countries & Ports
  • Evaluation of surveys
  • Troubleshooting and investigation for incidents, interacting with internal stakeholders as well as external (suppliers, insurance, customers etc)
  • Implementation of new transport solutions from VPS into NCE region, as well as new regions

Qualifications

  • You will have extensive (10yrs) technical experience of within transport and lifting equipment Ability to instruct and transfer knowledge at different organisational levels
  • You will have a good understanding of implementing new solutions, maybe coming from a sub-supplier, surveyor, manufacturer or similar
  • Heavy industry experience, wind is ideal but other similar industries like oil & gas would also be a fit
  • Practical knowledge – with your experience you will be able to guide on the reality of what can and what cannot be done
  • Proven experience of managing training for others, incident investigation, surveys

Competencies

  • Confident, decisive and accountable
  • Practical but still able to consider alternative solutions
  • Resilient and comfortable with your experience
  • Structured, organised and prepared
  • A good team player with great communication skills. Interacting with colleagues across departments, the region, in new locations and also external stakeholders with suppliers or customers as well
  • A coaching and guiding attitude, able to instruct and train others from your experience

What we offer

We are a team of skilled and committed colleagues who are all enthusiastic about wind energy. We have a good atmosphere within the department and everyone is always prepared to help out when needed. You will have the opportunity to work at the forefront of transport solutions for Vestas.


Additional Information
Primary work location: Aarhus Denmark, however we could consider this role in some major Vestas locations across Scandinavia.


Travel expectations are around 30%, across the region and potentially more if outside of Denmark.


For additional information on the position, please contact Senior Recruiter Martin Whittle on +44(0)1925 857120.


You can apply online by clicking on the “Apply Online” button at the top or bottom of this page.


About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 105 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 
Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 86 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. 
Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 24,500 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright 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, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity. 
We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.