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Manager, Site

Requisition ID:  22187
Location(s): 

Dayton, WA, US

Work experience:  Management
Type of position:  Full-Time

 

Vestas Factory

Who We Are

At Vestas, we live our company values of Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity and Passion. In an innovative and evolving industry, we change quickly to meet the needs of our customers. Our motivation is to preserve the environment through sustainable energy solutions. If this aligns with your values and enthusiasm, we want to hear from you!

 

A Day in the Life

In this position you'll use your skills and experience to supervise and develop teams that model Vestas values and produce high-level results against key performance indicators and operational goals. Key accountabilities include safety leadership, operational fluidity/achievement, and financial performance.

At our Vestas service site locations, you will typically have shifts 5 days a week at 8-10 hours a day and are responsible for determining coverage for on-call during off-work hours (weekends & overtime). Due to our fast-pace growth, we are currently looking for site managers across the country, as well as mobile site managers. As a site manager with Vestas, you could be overseeing a site that is already established or one that is still in its "new site start-up" phase.

You will be engaged in technical problem solving, handle the site budget, promote operational efficiency, and handle customer accounts and service contracts.

 

Responsibilities

  • Drive safety culture at the site to improve site safety performance.
  • Develop technician/team to ensure effective and efficient operation of the wind turbine plant
  • Establish an effective working relationship with the customer to deliver to contract.
  • Meet budgetary cost targets to deliver service at or below the cost plan target for site service contracts
  • Utilize team to deliver optimal wind turbine performance through quality scheduled maintenance and efficient troubleshooting

 

Qualifications

  • Associates degree or equivalent.
  • 2-3 years’ experience as project manager, project guide, or other management experience, e.g. in a related service, industrial or manufacturing setting. Demonstrated ability to build and supervise a hard-working team / operation.
  • Proven high standards and values.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability in coaching, mentoring, motivating and developing employees to achieve a highly aligned, motivated and engaged team. Effective change and conflict management. Proven decision-making ability with balanced risk taking.
  • Knowledge and experience with effective safety programs, practices and procedures.
  • Highly motivated, accountability and ownership. Functions effectively in a time-sensitive setting in environments of rapid change and conflicting demands. Enjoys multi-tasking.
  • Continuous improvement and quality methodology skills. Effective issue resolution and structured problem solving.
  • Technical background, hydraulic or rotating heavy equipment ; knowledge of technical drawings and schematics preferred. Ability to understand and utilize technical language.
  • Previous budgeting, cost center, and P&L management experience preferred.
  • Experience scheduling, administering and supervising projects to achieve fruitful outcome.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve Customer Loyalty Standards through effective relationships and demonstration of value differentiation. Skilled negotiation and customer service skills.
  • Solid English communications skills (verbal, active listening, written, meeting management, presentation).
  • Valid driver's license, passport and ability to travel as needed to meet business milestones.
  • Established PC computer skills (MS Office) required, SAP knowledge highly preferred. MS Office - Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time, climb stairs, hearing ability to use close range radios, visual acuity including depth perception, field of vision and the ability to distinguish between colors, ability to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl as needed, as well as hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.
  • Ability to climb ladders to heights of 330 feet and supervise work in confined space environments.
  • Ability to hold certification in required safety programs that include LOTO, Electrical, Fall Arrest & High Angle Emergency Decent, and Confined Space

 

Competencies

  • Proven business management skills to include financial management/cost control, contractual compliance, and performance management skills.
  • Experience supervising a team of employees to safely carry out work in a complex environment.
  • Wind turbine service experience.

 

What we offer

  • Attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry
  • Great benefits coverage that includes dental and vision
  • Generous Flexible Time Off (FTO) policies 
  • Great 401(k) plan (with employer match)
  • Tuition assistance

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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.
 


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