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Vestas Factory

Transport Coordinator - Athens, Greece 
GR, Athens | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 14891 

Are you interested in joining a global company in the Wind Energy sector? If you have experience in logistics and specially coordination of international transport this position is for you!

 

The Transport Coordinator will be fully responsible for all transport related activities including customs clearance. A close coordination of all deliveries together with factories, construction sites, service locations, our global vessel team, the nominated transport company and other relevant stakeholders is required.

 

These locations scope of responsibility will be primarily (but not limited) deliveries into Greece.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare Scope of Supply for transport sourcing.
  • Project Budget preparation support and responsibility for all transport and customs related ledgers.
  • Preparing of project transport planning.
  • Ensure alignment of transport shipment planning with production and construction planning.
  • Timely reporting, feedback and communication of transport and customs activities progress.
  • Assessment of Road Surveys.
  • Coordinate deliveries and delivery changes with Project Managers, Site Managers, Transport Companies, Customs, Vessel, etc.
  • Investigate and support problem-solving of delivery and transport quality issues.
  • Plan and coordinate return transport of transport equipment from construction sites to factories.
  • Transport capacity monitoring as well as monitoring and reporting of transport risks.
  • Identify and develop cost out initiatives within the supply chain.
  • Support inbound general cargo processes to the Vestas locations (sites, service warehouses, factories).
  • Ensure compliance of customs processes.

 

Qualifications:

  • University level degree in Engineering or Technical or Commercials.
  • At least 5 years of related experience within the transport and customs area or similar combined with well-developed transport project management skills and logistic.
  • Experience in Project Management and project P&L follow up within the logistics area is desirable.
  • Over-size or heavy lift transport experience is highly valuated.
  • Maritime commercial experience in project bulk is highly valuated.
  • Fluent in Greek and English languages.

 

Competencies:

  • Ability to understand and analyze complex supply chain related issues including the financial impacts.
  • Customer oriented skills and ability to coordinate among various stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of project management and process improvement methods.
  • Good communication skills.

 

What We Offer:

This position offers great opportunities for cross functionality and personal development by working with transport in a large global organization having highly specialized and professional colleagues.

 

Important Information:

  • This position is based in Athens, Greece and has 15% Travel time to customs, ports and wind sites in Greece.
  • Please upload your CV in English.

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 113 GW of wind turbines in 81 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 96 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 25.000 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.