Senior Planner

Requisition ID:  43245

Brighton, CO, US

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Supply Chain and Logistics

Vestas Factory

This position is the primary role for supervising the development and maintenance of tooling for Vestas Americas 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 significant emphasis on continuously optimizing resources throughout Vestas Americas to meet internal and external business goals.



· 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.

· Improve and facilitate planning processes in the tools warehouse

· Implementation of new forecasting and planning methods.

· Responsible for tools purchasing forecast

· Responsible for master planning of tools demand

· Responsible for parts level planning: Safety stock creation

· Responsible for ensuring improvement processes for tools utilization: Rental calculation, performance measurements.

· Responsible for tools budget creation.

· Responsible for investment process, create investment requests, based on budget or approved business cases.



· Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) and other software programs

· Effective written and oral communication skills;

· Ability to interact frequently with others in a professional, courteous manner

· Ability to work with limited supervision



· Minimum 3 - 5 years' experience production planning, inventory management or related industry

· Open-minded and good at sharing/gathering information within a team.

· Able to cope with change and working under ambiguous circumstances.

· High interpersonal and communication skills, focusing on good teamwork.

· Attention to detail and accuracy

· Analytical and organizational skills

· Self-motivated and self-directed

· Ability to identify and resolve problems.

· Minimum 1 - 3 years' experience with SAP or ERP/MRP software for supply chain /inventory management.


What we offer

We offer an exciting position with great development opportunities in an inspiring environment at the world's number one wind turbine producer. We value initiative, responsibility, and accuracy. You will become part of an international environment with a commitment to sustainability and safety and you will work among colleagues that take care of each other.

  • Great benefits coverage that includes dental and vision

  • Generous Paid Time Off policies 

  • 401(k) plan

  • Tuition assistance

  • Highly developed Training Program

  • Global bonus program


Salary range: $80,000 - 90,000

CCPA Notice for California Applicants

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 145 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. 
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.