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Vestas Factory

Supply Chain Planning Lead Specialist China 
CN, Beijing | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 9302 

Do you want to be part of a great international company world leader in wind energy? If yes, Vestas has opportunities for you to further expand these capabilities in the wind industry.    


Sales > Global Supply Chain > Regional Planning – APC   
The supply chain planning specialist is to align plans between manufacturing, transport, construction, and sales in China to enable project sales while minimizing risk in execution. Considering lead time, physical constraints of the supply chain, and financial impacts plan. Able to distill options into understandable scenarios where tradeoffs are clearly understood by stakeholders and administrators.   



  • Coordinate between manufacturing/sales/construction/transport to meet customers' demands while balancing supply chain constraints and maintaining visibility to the financial impacts to Vestas  
  • Facilitating regional sales forecast into the global numbers  
  • Evaluating projects presented by sales and how these fit with capacity allocations of sourcing and timing, then work alternatives to find acceptable solutions  
  • Evaluate projects in the pipeline in terms of opportunity costs and direct financial impacts to the portfolio when considering the full end to end value chain  
  • Create, accept, and process inquires related to demand, transport, etc.  
  • Closely cooperate with the country and sales business unit for all main components on production plans and stock levels  
  • Initially responsible for current tasks and accountabilities and look for ways to improve and promote improvement projects  
  • Release projects for production  
  • Will have to consider financial impacts of plan changes, inventory, cost of cash, transport costs, tasks between countries, and price from different factories  
  • Maintain and support full transparency across manufacturing and throughout the supply chain  
  • Other tasks as assigned to meet business needs  
  • This role will work on the standard reporting and do analysis of specific complex issues and track to plan, report on execution and present solutions
  • Must communicate with internal stakeholders across SBU, PBU, regional and global, in varying functional areas who are above, below and peer-level in a clear concise and professional manner  
  • Team member will encourage process improvement and lead project follow up, coordinate meetings to keep alignment and generally keep the organization on the same beat to meet customer demands  
  • Project management tracking to ensure stakeholders deliver as per agreement to avoid impact in customer service delivery  


  • Individual contributor with a major impact on supply chain components and production within the region and across functions. Strategic focus in planning and results with a significant effect on stakeholder budgets  
  • Demonstrates professional supply chain knowledge at an expert level for Vestas; this role's regular activities and impact are seen in multiple countries and cultures
  • Professional oral and written communication skills required; ability to build and foster effective relationships with vendors, suppliers, as well as internal manufacturing, logistics, transportation, and production stakeholders  
  • Constantly analyzes and evaluates complex processes for continuous improvement and results  
  • No major exposure to risk or physical injury on the job. Travel to external sites would be expected frequently  
  • Effective stakeholder management and project management skill    



  • Four-year university degree or technical education in Engineering, Supply Chain, Business Administration or combination of education and experience  
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience; wind industry experience
  • Demonstrated personal commitment and focus on correct data as well as the ability to focus on details without losing the overall perspective  
  • Professional technical background such as logistics (supply chain), finance, engineering  
  • Ability to understand and investigate complex supply chain-related issues including the financial impacts  
  • Goal-oriented with a strong motivation, demonstrated enthusiasm for taking on responsibility and achieving results with no supervision and as part of a team  
  • Professional communication skills, and understanding of different cultures  
  • Professional understanding of Microsoft Office  


What we offer    
Vestas provides an open, respectful, and global culture, attractive compensation package, and long-term career development. Choose us, choose a brilliant future! To meet business growth needs, Vestas needs a lot of talents to join us.   
We care about and respect all employees and will offer attractive benefits which include: on-the-job training, a perfect platform for professional and personal development, a bonus program, colorful team activities, etc.   
We emphasize developing both personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to go the extra mile to achieve results.   
Additional information    
Primary work location: Beijing, China   
You can apply online by clicking on "Apply Online" button at the top or bottom of this page   
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. Please be advised to apply on or before 24th of August 2020

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.