Supplier Quality Lead Engineer

Requisition ID:  48770

Leça do Balio, Grande Porto, PT

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


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Power Solutions & Vestas Quality > Vestas Quality > Indirect, Service, Construction & Transport
This position is part of the Supplier Quality & Development in Global Indirect and Service, which coordinates SQ&D activities and ensures the highest focus on quality, safety, and environment. The key task is the definition of strategy for supplier qualification, performance management, and development of the supply base for Service in close collaboration with procurement, service, and main stakeholders globally and in the regions to enforce high supplier performance, zero incidents, and reduce the number of non-conformity.


  • Deploy the Vestas Quality, Safety, and Environment Strategy towards external suppliers under Service Maintenance
  • Define and improve process and governance for the supplier qualification, performance management, metrics, and development of the service maintenance suppliers
  • Secure proper operating model with key stakeholders in the global and regional organization to support the performance management and development initiatives with suppliers
  • Ensure a high-Quality culture throughout the supply base and ensure relevant QHSE agreements with suppliers are in place
  • Propose improvement projects to increase the effectiveness of the supplier quality processes


  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent qualification
  • Having +3 years of experience in a similar role / relevant industry background: Wind turbine service / Maintenance or Construction
  • Certified ISO auditor/lead auditor or other standards and relevant quality-safety certifications will be an added value
  • Green Belt Six Sigma qualification will be an added value


  • Good knowledge in continuous Improvement and Root Cause Analysis and able to use key tools e.g. 5 Why, 8D, Ishikawa, FMEA
  • Good project management skills with the ability to facilitate complex development projects across the organization
  • Competency in data analytics and good problem-solving skills, having the ability to identify and deliver actionable solutions to complex problems
  • Good communication skills, with the ability to work effectively in a diverse and multicultural environment
  • Motivated personality, independent learning & critical thinking skills
  • Full proficiency in English

What We Offer
You will join a team of enthusiastic and solution-oriented colleagues with the mindset to be a part of the climate change solution, by bringing exponential and commercial impact to Vestas's wind power solutions. We work hard and we are focused on bringing value, creative problem-solving, and building something new. You will meet people with a broad range of skills, from a variety of cultures. 
We value collaboration, simplicity, accountability, enthusiasm, and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions.

Additional Information 
We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, as we will review applications on a rolling basis. To apply for this opportunity please submit your resume in English.

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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 173 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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