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Manager MBP Validation

Requisition ID:  31033
Location(s): 

Lem St, Region Central Jutland, DK

Work experience:  Management
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Engineering

Vestas Factory

Do you have effective leadership skills with an ability to facilitate cooperative work environment? We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment at a global wind turbine manufacturer. 
 

Manufacturing and Global Procurement > Global Manufacturing> Manufacturing Readiness  
 

Manufacturing Readiness team within Global manufacturing quality is structured and organized to ensure that all new products, related processes, and tools are developed safely, with high quality at the right time in accordance with Vesta's way to launch new wind turbines. 

The Manufacturing readiness (NPI quality) department divided into 2 sub departments - MBP Validation & MBP Leads. MBP validation team consist of 7 experienced, multi-cultural engineers responsible for validation of the design, process, and tooling for manufacturing of the wind turbine modules (Blade, Nacelle, Hub, Generators, etc.). Team members are positioned across different manufacturing site locations within Denmark and part of new product development projects representing the voice of the receiving factories by performing real-time validation. Our focus is to secure robustness manufacturing with no probability of defects when introducing new wind turbine 
 

Responsibilities 

Your primary responsibility will be to drive the area; lead and develop the team, including 

  • Handle resources and prioritizations in alignment with project managers and stakeholders 
  • Accountable for the quality of team deliverables including manufacturing baseline package (MBP) validation and adherence to the project deadline  
  • People management and leadership including creation of goals and alignment of development areas for your employees 
  • Maintain good liaison with Operational quality & TS leaders across the different NPI factories 
  • Work on the strategic direction of department and develop "line of sight" for the validation area 
     

Qualifications 

You hold a bachelor or master's degree in engineering or similar education. Combined with your educational background, you have +8 years' experience in the field of engineering and team management  

Furthermore, we favor if you have: 

  • Experience from the wind turbine industry or similar relevant 
  • Knowledge on assembly/joining processes, composites, or other manufacturing process 
  • Experience in working with new product development and quality assurance  
  • Hands on experience with application of FMEA’s, control plans, CTQ capability studies and MSA 
  • Systematic problem-solving methodologies like DMAIC, 8D, A3 etc. 
  • Knowledge or certification on APQP4wind, QMS and VDA standard is beneficial  

 

Competencies 

  • Effective leadership skills with an ability to facilitate cooperative work environment, motivate, coach, and facilitate employee development and performance management.  
  • Great business understanding and you thrive with having an enthusiastic, collaborative, and structured approach 
  • Advocating as the "voice of the customer" demanding the highest quality expectations from the organization 
  • Good team focus: you will enjoy working with a range of people across various international locations, backgrounds, and cultures 
  • You will thrive in an ever-changing work environment where no day is the same 
  • Good communication skills in English, orally and written. Proficiency in Danish advantageous but not mandatory.  
     

As a member of the Vestas team, you will enjoy an attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry. We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment at a global wind turbine manufacturer. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a significant technical commitment. You will face a motivating workday where you will be responsible for various projects 
 

Additional information 

Location: DK, Ringkøbing or Lem 

You must expect up to 35 to 40 days of annual travel activity. 

For additional information, please contact Rajesh Jeevanandam, Senior Manager, Manufacturing Readiness +45 5226 1162 

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis, however, 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 8th December 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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