SQD Specialist, Projects & Services (f/m/d)

Requisition ID:  35352

Hamburg, HH, DE Warsaw, WP, PL

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Quality, Health, Safety and Environment

Vestas Factory

Are you ready to use your technical and leadership skills to develop and drive the supplier Quality & HSE strategy within a global team of truly motivated professionals? Sounds like a great opportunity. Do not hesitate and apply.

Manufacturing and Global Procurement > Regional Procurement NCE >SQ&D Hamburg


Vestas Supplier Quality and Development is a part of Global procurement in Vestas. We implement Vestas winning quality culture towards the supplier with clear focus to ensure our "doing its right 1st time" philosophy focusing on qualified suppliers. The key task is the strategic and operational development of key suppliers in North Central Europe, South Europe, Turkey, Middle East & Africa region by performing site audits, supplier assessments and leading QSE improvement projects to enforce high supplier performance, zero incidents and reduce the number non-conformities.


We are the ambassadors of all quality topics with suppliers e.g., enabling supplier innovation in new turbine development projects, thus propelling Vestas aspirational strategy.



  • Deploy the Vestas Quality, Safety and Environment Strategy towards external suppliers and lead and conduct supplier development projects and supplier local initiatives
  • Ensure supplier quality, capability, and performance topics on behalf and in compliance with regional & global strategy
  • Implement new markets entry strategy & new supplier onboarding ensuring Vestas processes are followed
  • Secure agreement with regional QHSE & Construction team for completion of supplier improvement activities.
  • Lead QSE activities in cases of non-quality performance and incidents with suppliers in line with Vestas’s requirements.
  • Direct Supplier Business Review Meetings with cross-functional participation
  • Ensure that relevant QSE agreements with suppliers are in place and conduct QHSE audits and prepare-present executive report



  • Master's or bachelor's degree in mechanical, process, construction, or industrial engineering
  • Extensive industry experience in the manufacturing environment having worked in a supplier quality engineering role
  • Relevant experience within mechanical, crane, installation, construction and offshore installation commodities
  • Relevant experience in introducing a product from development, through production to operations
  • Previous experience in a similar environment of an international matrix organization
  • Certified auditor/lead/Internal auditor ISO or other standards is an added value
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or other quality-safety certifications is an added value


We are looking for a candidate who can show and live up to Vestas values: Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity, Passion. The candidate will work with many key stakeholders on senior management level and these values will be the key to collaboration

  • Motivated and high-quality communication skills
  • Able to encourage innovation and handle multiple stakeholders and suppliers
  • Able to handle complex topics and situations where diplomacy, professionalism and positive attitude make the difference
  • Strong meeting facilitator with the ability to work on all organizational levels
  • Fluency in English, any other European language is welcome


What we offer
We offer an exciting job with significant opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring, progressive, high-achieving, and international work environment in the sustainable energy sector. We highly value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions.


Additional information
Location: DE Hamburg or PL, Warsaw 
You must expect up to 50 days of annual travel activity
For additional information, please contact Prakash Verma, SQD Specialist praer@vestas.com 
Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis, however, 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 30th June 2023


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 www.vestas.com 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.