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Vestas Factory

Planner 
US, Brighton, CO | Professional | Full-Time | ID: 19706
 

The Tools Center is in the process of growing a strong team in the support of tooling for the construction sites in the installation of wind turbines in North, Central, and South America. This Planner will become part of a global team, for a world leader in wind energy

Global Construction Management / Global Tools / Tools Region NCSA 
The Tools Center provides construction tools for the installation and servicing of Vestas wind turbines.  These heavy machinery tools provide safe and quality lifting of wind turbine components at the construction sites in North, Central, and South America. These installations sites are at the forefront in providing Vestas' tools to be the world leader in wind energy.  This Planner is the primary role for organizing the development and maintenance of Global Tools NCSA tools forecast and delivery plan for the supply chain.  This is completed through the analysis, development, and management of a plan for existing and new construction sites.  This position requires a strong emphasis on continuously optimizing resources throughout Global Tools NCSA to meet internal and external business goals.

 

Responsibilities 

  • Perform SAP business processes
  • Participation in relevant projects.
  • Establish and monitor production schedules, and production activity to ensure internal and external customer requirements are met, including daily data inputs.
  • Ensure adequate quantity and timing of material and product inventory within the supply chain to meet organizational goals.
  • Calculates factors, such as types and quantities of items produced, materials used, and amount of scrap, frequency of defects, and worker and department production rates.
  • Record and monitor inventory activity. Coordinate audit program to ensure accuracy of automated transactions. Reconcile transfer discrepancies.
  • Document all work procedures and audit activity to ensure ongoing integrity.
  • Confers and assists department to coordinate all production and shipping activities, and to resolve complaints or eliminate delays.
  • Improve and direct planning processes in the tools warehouse
  • Implementation of new forecasting and planning methods.
  • Creation of tools purchasing forecast
  • Responsible for master planning of tools demand
  • Responsible for parts level planning: Safety stock creation
  • Responsible for coordinating improvement processes for tools utilization: Rental calculation, performance measurements.
  • Creating input for tools budget creation.
  • Responsible for the investment process, create investment requests, based on budget or approved business cases.


Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree is a preference (Business Administration, Inventory Management, Supply Chain Management or equivalent).
  • Minimum 1 - 3 years’ experience in production planning, inventory management or related industry
  • Minimum 1 - 3 years’ experience with SAP or ERP/MRP software for supply chain /inventory management.
  • Professional multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Computer experience (Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook)
  • Knowledge in management tools e.g. Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, is a preference.
  • Open-minded and good at sharing/gathering information within a team.
  • Able to cope with change and work under ambiguous circumstances.

 

 Competencies

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) and other software programs
  • Professional social and communication skills, focusing on good teamwork.
  • International experience in a global multicultural environment is a preference.
  • Proven experience in project-oriented work in a make-to-order environment and understanding the importance of project plans and deadlines.
  • Great attention to detail and accuracy
  • Impeccable methodology and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems.
  • Ability to work with limited to no supervision as well as in a team environment
  • Professional communication skills in English both written and orally, Bi-lingual in Spanish a preference.

 

Target Pay Range:

$50,000 to $62,000 annually

 

What we offer

As a member of the Vestas team, we offer a competitive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry. Among the many amenities we offer: Global bonus program, medical; dental; vision; Paid time off; 401(k) plan with company match; tuition assistance; HSA (Health Savings Account) with Company Contribution, FSA (Flexible Spending Account), and DCFSA (Dependent Care FSA), Voluntary Benefits (Pet Insurance, Legal Insurance, Accident Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, & more physical, mental, and financial wellness options) , Safety Programs (reimbursement for safety shoes and company provided safety glasses)  

 

It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and individuals with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department. 

 

Additional Information

This position is located in Brighton, Colorado

**Vestas requires employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered

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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 +136 GW of wind turbines in 84 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and +117 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and tap into wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 29,000 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.
 


Nearest Major Market: Fort Collins
Nearest Secondary Market: Greeley