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Supply Chain Transport Specialist

Requisition ID:  23972

København S, Region Hovedstaden, DK

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Function: 


Vestas Factory

Specialist | Full-Time

Are you a supply chain specialist within transport and are you enthusiastic about being a part of the world’s most sustainable organization? Are you structured, great at working with limited supervision, and motivated by creating something new? Are you motivated by interacting closely with global stakeholders in- and outside Vestas? Then join the Global Supply Chain’s Global Transport Operations department in Copenhagen or Århus, Denmark!

Manufacturing and Global Procurement > Globally Supply Chain & Transport > Global Inbound and Service Operations

You will be part of Vestas' Global Supply Chain organization, in our new Global Inbound and Service Operations department, which is responsible for developing and implementing our new global operations function. The function is tasked with developing and implementing a global transport set-up that will oversee how we operate both operationally and financially. The function will be responsible for coordinating continuous cost optimization, process framework, and performance management of the way we operate with our key suppliers as well as the governance. We are currently looking for one employee for this position, where you will be monitoring the baseline of transport and logistics within Vestas, ensuring that supply chain runs effortless. 

For this role you are expected to be able to take on the responsibility for the logistic operations within Vestas’ Global Supply Chain especially oriented at the global transport of goods, thus we expect you to be able to handle the following areas with autonomy:

  • Design and coordinate implementation of the global transport operations structure
  • Create a model for collecting operational and financial data to enable informed choices
  • Perform analysis, solution design and implementation on optimization initiatives (processes, systems, and network)
  • Define supply chain targets and initiatives to meet Vestas' cost-out commitments
  • Govern that our SOP and P2P process is updated and adhered to
  • Collaborate closely with multiple stakeholders ensuring efficient operations 

As this role holds a big responsibility for the success of Vestas’ global logistics and transport operations, we expect you to recognize yourself in the following:

  • 5 years+ of experience from working with global supply chains, preferably with focus on transport
  • A relevant academic background at Masters' level where transport and supply chain management has been an integrated part
  • Experience from analysing and optimising global supply chains within transport, including measurable results
  • Operational experience from global logistics and transport
  • Experience with coordinating logistics and transport projects
  • Experience in data management, integration of data from multiple sources/systems, and data dashboard development
  • Experience from working in an international corporate culture with English as main language

You will experience a high level of autonomy, hence you should recognize yourself with the following personal traits: 

  • You have an organized working style and are good at prioritizing your tasks 
  • You can engage with a wide range of stakeholders across multiple business areas and create results through others 
  • You are pragmatic, adjustable, and capable of enthusiastic problem solving 
  • You possess great quantitative and qualitative analytical skills 
  • You have a great ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and convincingly 
  • You have a collaborative mind-set and high ethical and compliance standards 
  • You are a respectful stakeholder manager with significant diplomatic skills, culture affinity, and an open, straightforward, and unpretentious style

We also expect you to be able to work with no supervision and take ownership of the work you are doing. To ensure your ability to establish and continuously ensure a standardized level of global operations, you can expect to be measured on your ability to ensure on time in full deliveries, your management of the operational and financial performance as well as your ability to establish and govern global standards.

What we offer
We offer you a versatile job in an innovative and committed team, and in a global environment within the sustainable energy sector. We highly value personal initiative, accountability, the desire to take on responsibility, and the right level of creativity and quality in all solutions.

Additional information
For this position you can expect between 20 and 40 travel days a year.
Start-up date: 9th of September, 2022 or as soon as possible. 
Application deadline: Applications are handled on an ongoing basis so please apply as soon as possible, no later than 1st of July, 2022. We reserve the right to remove the job ad before this time if the right candidate is located before the application date.
Location: You will be based in either our Copenhagen or Aarhus office.
Contact: If you have any questions, please contact Head of Inbound and Service Operations Peter Johannsen on +45 52 15 78 10.

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.

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