Manager, Field Support

Requisition ID:  53171

Austin, TX, US Portland, OR, US

Work experience:  Management
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Field Operations

 Vestas Factory

 Management | Full-Time | Field Operations

Position: Project Filed Support

Location: Remote, OR

General Purpose:

The Project Field Support Manager is responsible for the leadership, management, and overall benefit of the Project Support team. The team must continually meet key needs and performance in the areas of inventory management, project support, cost recovery, site readiness, project closing activities and document control for construction projects. The manager is responsible for maintaining an effective team that is focused on continuous improvement and achieving high level results.



Resource Manager:

  • Manage remote Field Support Coordinators providing direction, ongoing coaching and performance feedback, development, and proper allocation of resources
  • Recruit, hire, onboard and provide training for employees and contractors focused on documentation, inventory management and procurement for construction projects
  • Support enhanced business performance, quality and efficiency through improved motivation, loyalty and employee satisfaction
  • Coordinate priorities and deliverables between groups. Regularly communicate with Supply Chain, Transport, and Global Tools NCSA
  • Ensure Field Support Coordinators follow defined business processes and utilize SAP transactions correctly
  • Implement new processes and best practices as necessary and required for the team
  • Sustain and further develop peer to peer mentoring network to successfully train new team members and improve project controls
  • Assign and deploy Field Support Coordinators to construction projects, service sites and special projects, matching seasonal supply and demand
  • Strategically ensure scalable department to meet construction project support requirements
  • Create Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and ensure that targets are met
  • Forecast headcount and establish annual budget for the Field Support Coordinators


Business Performance Manager:

  • Support enhanced business performance, quality and efficiency through improved motivation, loyalty and employee satisfaction
  • Lead project team to review and revise the Project Execution Manual (PEM)
  • Maintain ISO compliance for documentation
  • Develop business case to support required project management software and systems
  • Facilitate meetings to assess commercial (settlements/negotiations?)
  • Align with internal stakeholders to assess and mitigate construction project risks
  • Identify process improvements
  • Manage cost recovery
  • Support Vestas safety policies
  • Quality initiatives for construction
  • Develop training materials and curriculum for construction team
  • Support business performance initiatives
  • Develop and facilitate annual construction meeting
  • Assist recruit and interview Project Managers and Construction Managers
  • Develop and maintain cross-functional teams to support process improvement and change management


Essential Functions:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English
  • Regular and reliable attendance
  • Ability to interact frequently with others in a professional, courteous manner
  • Ability to effectively maintain a team


Education, Training, and Skills Required:

  • Prefer bachelor’s degree (BS) in business, communications or equivalent
  • 5 years’ experience in management and leadership position
  • Experience with maintaining remote employees primarily at construction sites
  • Good understanding of SAP, its modules and functionalities
  • Good knowledge of financial guidelines and principles
  • Understanding of reporting tools
  • Basic Wind Turbine site construction knowledge
  • Cross cultural insight and understanding
  • Ability to align expectations of the function with business strategy
  • Ability to select and retain Field Support Coordinators and build a good team
  • Demonstrated benefit to coach and develop people
  • Ability to create and build change
  • Improve policies and procedures to advance business performance
  • Extensive written and oral communication skills required, along with ability to communicate effectively with various employees across the organization
  • Use independent judgement and decision-making to plan and organize responsibilities and develop strategies within areas of responsibility
  • Ability to travel 40% of time to construction project sites across the US and Canada


Physical Demands

While performing the tasks of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use of hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The environment is an open office setting and the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



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DEIB Statement
At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We specialize in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than our competitors in the renewable energy arena. We consider ourselves forerunners within the industry, as Vestas continuously aims to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 173 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, Vestas has an unmatched history demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, Vestas is 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, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity. 
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