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Requisition ID:  28445

Chennai, TN, IN

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Function: 


Vestas Factory

Vestas is the world leader in wind technology and a Defining-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!

COO APAC > Regional APAC Procurement SEA & ANZ > Suplier Quality & Development APAC SEA 

This position represents the SQ&D department in the APAC - SEA & ANZ region, coordinates SQ&D activities and ensures that the SQ&D strategies are carried out with highest focus on quality, safety and environment, and without compromising agreed processes and lowest total cost of ownership. The key task is the operational development of key suppliers in the SEA & ANZ region by performing site audits, supplier assessments and global improvement tasks to enforce high supplier performance, zero safety incidents and reduce the cost of poor quality (COPQ) and number of non-conformities.


  • Deploy the Vestas Quality, Safety and Sustainability Strategy towards external suppliers 

  • The responsibilities range from assessment and development of suppliers to component qualification with PPAP and APQP4wind 

  • Handle supplier quality, capability and performance topics on behalf and in compliance with the Module/ Sourcing Team manager 

  • Being supported on the transactional clarification of non-conformities by NC coordinators in order to step in on escalated NC with problem-solving experience to eliminate the root cause and improve down Cost of Poor Quality 

  • Interface internally to the developers, sourcing and logistics as well as our internal customers, the factories 

  • Coordinate the supplier, our external contact includes customers conducting inspections or audits at our suppliers 




  • Minimum 12 years working experience with demonstrated quality management and problem-solving skills, ideally with experience from the energy sector or automotive industry 
  • Background from the field of Mechanical or Welding engineering 
  • CSWIP or similar certification in welding along with NDT Level 2 or 3 certification 


  • Organized with a methodical work approach and attention to detail 
  • Solid in stakeholder management, representing the SQD agenda and taking ownership 
  • Professional meeting facilitator with the ability to work on all organizational levels and good project management skills 
  • You are highly motivated, self focused and able to work without / limited supervision 
  • You are a team-oriented person and thrive in a cross-cultural, international, and very innovative environments 
  • Proficient in applying advanced quality methodology (e.g., APQP, PPAP, process analysis, statistical studies, problem-solving techniques) and ideally have experience with APQP4Wind 
  • Internal auditor ISO 9001:2015 or assessor for VDA 6.3. Experience with ISO 14001 / 45001 or similar standards for EHS Management Systems is desired 
  • Six Sigma Black Belt with continuous improvement and DMAIC practice 


What We Offer

We offer you the opportunity to make a difference and to work in a multicultural and international company, where you have the possibility to improve your skills and develop professionally. 

Additional Information

The work location is in Chennai, India. 
This role require travel, as needed to meet business needs.
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 Aug 2022. 
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About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim 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, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are 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. We also aim to give 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.