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Vestas Factory

(Resource-) Planner (f/m/d) - Husum or Hamburg 
DE, Husum | Professional | Full-Time | ID: 6791

Are you looking for the opportunity to make a difference with one of the global leaders in the renewable energy industry and have a background as a construction planner? If you're methodical, love new challenges and a true team player then this might be the job for you.


Sales > SBU NCE > Construction Engineering & Planning NCE


The Construction Department is in charge of all wind farm projects from start to completion. The team takes responsibility for a wind farm once a contract has been signed - and remains responsible until the final tests are completed. Working closely with the logistics, procurement and finance departments, the team has to keep the project on budget and on schedule, and ensures our rigorous safety and quality standards are met. It also works closely with the sales and legal departments to ensure each wind farm delivers the highest energy yield within the client's specification.


The Planner (f/m/d) is a member of the Portfolio Planning Group and submits input to the Quality Department and Service Department and about the Commissioning quality and planning. This role will support Construction towards planning, consolidation and optimisation of projects and supports in verifying and analyses all commissioning related costs if needed and can be based in either of the above locations.



  • Plan allocate and coordinate Commissioning resources for all sites / projects executed in North Central Europe
  • Make sure that commissioning teams are available on site for execution of projects - considering the quality as well as project specific requirements 
  • Prepare long term resource demand and capacity plan; Track progress and monitor risk
  • Ensure stakeholder alignment on individual Construction projects and review consolidated Portfolio overview
  • Optimize portfolio of projects based on constraints and opportunities; Prepare mitigation plans in case of delays, capacity constraints
  • Manage and decide on all commissioning related problems in the planning and execution phase; If necessary, initiate all counteractions needed.
  • Create all commissioning related Service Notifications in ERP System SAP R3



  • Finished vocational education / apprenticeship in the commercial and/or technical area
  • Work experience preferably in the areas site construction planning, ideally in a company within the wind branch or other complex industrial projects
  • Know-how in planning, reporting and analysis instruments inclusively corresponding software
  • Technical understanding of Wind Turbine Generators


  • Communicative team player with high powers of comprehension
  • High technical understanding and result-oriented person working on own responsibility
  • Very good IT skills and proficient handling of IT systems (MS Office products and ERP-Software; preferably experience in SAP, Primavera)
  • Strong ability to work effectively with work groups across the organization
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively and interact with employees at all professional levels
  • Ability to build interpersonal and stakeholder relationships
  • Very good language skills in English (both vocal and written)


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 help out when needed. You will have the opportunity to develop a career in a global company within a very exciting industry.


Additional information

Primary work location would be Husum or Hamburg

Application deadline is 4th September 2020.

For additional information on the position, please contact Juliane Köhn (Recruiter NCE) at +49 (0) 1714121518

Please apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button.

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 more than 105 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 86 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. 

Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 24,500 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.