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Planning Coordinator - Houthalen-Helchteren

Requisition ID:  26326

Houthalen, VLI, BE

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time


Vestas Factory

Professional | Full-Time

Vestas is the world leader in wind technology and a globally established company in the development of the wind power industry. Vestas core business comprises the development, manufacture, sale, marketing and maintenance of Wind Turbines and we require a co-ordinated and capable Planning Coordinator who is enthusiastic about handling both systems and stakeholders to deliver simultaneous projects across the business.

EVP NCE > SBU NCE Service > Special Tasks
Vestas service department for Benelux is a part of Vestas NCE (Northern & Central Europe) is responsible for service and maintenance of the wind turbines.
The department has an open and informal culture, where teamwork and good communication is the key to our growth. You will have the opportunity to work in an exciting industry and in a team of highly motivated employees.


As a member of our service department based in Houthalen-Helchteren in this new role you will coordinate work schedules to ensure efficient use of labour, instructions and tools. Given the unforeseeable nature of our work you will also make last minute changes and have an ongoing communication with our technicians on site.

  • Investigate requirements and plan service and other daily scheduled activities for technical service teams in Benelux
  • Coordinate the forecast planned work several weeks in advance to ensure proactive and cost-efficient use of labour, material and asset
  • Allocate and direct resources for unplanned schedules to maximize performance
  • Prioritize open work orders within defined company rules and guidelines
  • Responsible for monitoring and maintaining service site data integrity. Daily direct interface with Technicians, Technology, and Customer Service Managers in site planning -collaboration with teams
  • Escalate issues regarding possible overload and shortage of work to the Site Supervisors, Supervisor and Service Manager as appropriate, make recommendations to make effective use of resources


  • At least 2 years' experience in workload planning, ideally gained in a Technical Services or Logistics related service environment
  • Extensive experience with MS office, especially Excel
  • Proven ability to analyze numerical data and identify trends
  • Oral and written fluency in English
  • Dutch language proficiency
  • SAP experience beneficial



  • Solid planning and organizational skills
  • Team-oriented person
  • A systematic approach with good investigative and problem-solving skills
  • An ability to keep track of priorities in a time-sensitive setting and to handle varying workloads
  • Attention to detail
  • Clear and concise oral and written communication skills


What we offer
We are a team of skilled and committed colleagues who are all enthusiastic about wind energy. We have a good atmosphere within the department, and everyone is always prepared to support out when needed. You will have the opportunity to develop a career in a global company within a very exciting industry.


Additional information
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 the 4th of July 2022.

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. 
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