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Vestas Factory

Lean Transactional Specialist 
IN, Chennai | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 11394 

Vestas is the world leader in wind technology and a driving force in the development of the wind power industry. Vestas' core business comprises the development, manufacture, sale, marketing and maintenance of Wind Turbines. Come and Join us at Vestas!


Business Improvement, Service Lean, Operational Excellence APC


Vestas' Global Service business was spun out as a separate business unit during 2014 due to the growing commercial and strategic significance of the service business. With our corporate strategy "Profitable Growth for Vestas" we have communicated specific, ambitious growth targets for service in coming three years. To achieve such targets while keeping our cost base steady requires a fundamental shift in how we operate - commercially as well as operationally.


The Global Service LEAN team is responsible for defining further our Service Business' continuous improvement and execution excellence culture. We improve the process for Strategy Deployment, work on establishing global concepts, and implement breakthrough improvements based on world class methodologies such as Lean, Transactional Process Improvement and Six Sigma.



  • You will be part of the global Business Improvement team that in different geographical regions constantly work on increasing the Lean maturity of the Service business, and completing improvements to reduce operational costs and enabling the business growth in terms of revenue
  • You will engage with - and support the organization to enable revenue growth and improve cost reduction of operations by improving transactional processes and backend operations
  • You will suggest improvements based on future state Value Streams and enable the prerequisites by applying transactional process improvement
  • Perform process mapping (TPI VSM/PFC) vs Capacity
  • Deliver inputs for the Lean Transformation roadmap based on VSM/process flow charts
  • Reduce operational costs through TPI events (Organization)
  • Increase revenue generation through process improvements
  • Execution on roadmap and projects as per plan
  • Facilitate the increase of activity level with same employees or adjustments to required capacity



  • Bachelor's / Master's degree with 10-15 years of technical experience
  • Minimum 5 years of LEAN TPI experience and track of achievement
  • Experience with LEAN TPI in different environments (i.e. manufacturing, service and transactional)



  • Either certification or certified experience or education in continuous improvement disciplines
  • Quality implementation and facilitation skills
  • Ability to create impact & connect with employees and managers at all levels
  • Ability to follow up in different countries (or areas within a country)
  • Stamina and ability to 'juggle' more activities/projects simultaneously
  • Focused and have experience bringing improvements based on Value Stream Mapping and kaizen workshop
  • Superior written/verbal presentation and communication skills in English


What We Offer

We offer a very exciting job in a flat, multi-cultural and dynamic department focusing on reaching world class results. To us, it is all about knowing the market and our customers, defining the right solutions and getting it done - all in the best possible way. We would like you to participate in that mission.


Additional Information

Your primary workplace will be in Chennai

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 31st Jan'21

About Vestas

Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else.


Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do.


At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work – no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.


Learn more about Vestas at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels.