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Lean Engineer

Requisition ID:  21102

Hammel, Region Midtjylland, DK

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time


Vestas Factory

Lean Engineer 
DK, Hammel | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 21102 

Would you like to work in a global environment, where new products are being developed and introduced at a high pace, and safety and quality is in focus? Are you motivated by working with processes, and driving improvements projects on different levels in the organization? Then we've got the opportunity for you!


Manufacturing and Global Procurement > COO NCE > PEX 


Within Vestas manufacturing, the Hammel factory is producing Converters and Electronics, and operates as an independent business unit, while being a part of Vestas’ global production. As a Lean engineer, you will be a part of a small team, PEX (Process Excellence), that consists of 2 colleagues. The PEX departments primary responsibility spans widely, but in essence, the main responsibility is to ensure the factory runs a competitive production, by coordinating projects and implementing lean methodologies. Thx PEX department supports both the Converter and the Electronics production, as well as warehouse.



In close collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, we expect that you focus towards making the factory cost-efficient and increasingly quality aware. The factory wants to be known as a highly competitive business unit, with the ability to deliver on targets. 

  • Ensuring the factories ability to compete, by establishing optimized value streams
  • Create business cases for prioritizing projects based on the factory’s targets, ensure progress and follow-up
  • Maturing the LEAN mindset and processes in the factory
  • Coaching managers, specialists, team leads, technicians, and operators
  • Analyzing complex deviations
  • Participate in improvement projects across Vestas



  • Have a relevant education on a bachelor’s level, as a minimum
  • Solid experience with the LEAN methods, project management and process- and production optimization
  • Comfortable and used to facilitating workshops and similar
  • Knowledge on ERP and MES systems, where SAP experience is desirable
  • Experienced user in Excel



  • You work structured, analytical, and result-oriented, with an absolute focus on quality
  • Good at cross-functional communication, enjoy working across different levels in the organization
  • Have a solid business understanding
  • Pragmatic and process-oriented
  • Are fluent in Danish and English
  • Enthusiastic on tasks, projects, and areas of responsibility


What we offer
We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment with the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions.


Additional information
Your work location will be in Hammel, DK. Up to 15 travel days/year is expected.

Applications are handled on an ongoing basis. Please apply online with your letter of motivation and CV as soon as possible – and no later than 3rd February 2022. 


If you have specific questions about the position, please contact Thomas Bregendahl (Technical Support / Quality Team Lead) via phone +45 4181 9139.

All inquiries are treated confidentially.

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