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Service Lean Specialist Benelux

Requisition ID:  27350

Arnhem, GE, NL

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time
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Vestas Factory

Specialist | Full-Time

Are you interested in an opportunity in renewable energy where you can make sure that our wind turbines are running and producing green energy in the most cost-efficient way? Can you see yourself working with a lot of different stakeholders every day? Then please have a look at this exciting position in Vestas.


EVP Area Service – Global Business Improvement – Operational Excellence NCE
The Global Service LEAN team is responsible for moving further our Service Business' continuous improvement and execution excellence culture. We improve the process for Strategy Deployment, work on establishing global concepts, and implement breakthrough improvements based on world class methodologies such as Lean and Six Sigma.
The tasks you will perform in your region will include to:

  • Implement our Service Lean roadmap
  • Support the sites to increase their Lean maturity
  • Secure Lean tools deployment
  • Assess training needs
  • Facilitate kaizen events to promote improvements
  • Reduce operational costs
  • Facilitate share of Lean best practices within your region


  • Experience with LEAN in different environments (for example: manufacturing and transactional)
  • Academic degree on Bachelor level or higher (or equivalent)
  • Minimum 3 years of Business Improvement or LEAN experience and track of success,


  • Have hands-on work approach and possess the motivation to improve our service processes
  • Are proactive and can follow up in different countries (or areas within a country)
  • Possess influence and persuasiveness together with strong interpersonal skills
  • Have experience with change management and implementation
  • Have experience directing improvements based on Value Stream and communicating the next steps towards future state in a way that our technicians understand
  • Can create impact and connect with our workforce
  • Possess proficient written/verbal presentation and communication skills in English, plus the main language in the country/region you work with

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 Netherlands, in Arnhem.
We are open regarding the primary location, if the right candidate is found he/she can work from a main area within the country/region of scope. Up to 50-75 days of national and international traveling is expected.
If the above match your interest and your qualifications, please apply no later than 24th of October 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. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.