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Vestas Factory

Engineering Manager 
DK, Lem | Management | Full-Time 
| ID: 19217 

Are you a leader who enjoys growing people? Would you like to work in a global environment in the industry of wind energy? Then we've got the opportunity for you!


PE Blades is a function within the Global Manufacturing organization in Vestas. The function is responsible for delivery of our manufacturing production design, including special projects, development of processes and tooling of the blades in Vestas.

Blades Tooling is developing and delivering production tools for the new product introduction (NPI) projects and production. We are looking for an Engineering Manager to lead and develop the tooling engineers, and quality assure the deliverables into the projects we are involved in




As Engineering Manager in Blades Tooling you are accountable for a wide range of tasks, but first and mostly securing that we are working safely in line with HS&E Policy, SQDC performance in all we do and into our deliveries within our scope towards factories.

In the team you will be accountable people manager for several employees having difference engineering responsibility, whereas your accountability is to ensure key project and engineering tasks are fulfilled (they are responsible for solving any engineering issues that comes up in a project). A few of the main tasks of you, as engineering manager, are answering technical questions, proposing budgets for projects, training new employees, and working with and across various other departments. You support prepare reports on the progress of any project.

One of the most important skills, as engineering manager, is your ability to effectively delegate the work, securing work life balance, setting the best team for the job - fully in line with our Vestas values. Another skill is problem solving as you will need to be able to address any issues that come up, providing, and assisting the team solve technical problems or pairing with teammates                                                                                                                                                                       

  • Recruitment and retention of world class employees in line with our business strategy for diversity and inclusiveness
  • Assign tasks to engineers
  • Gauge progress of various projects
  • Communicate effectively with customers
  • Propose budgets for various projects
  • Create reports to give updates on projects
  • Attend trade shows and conferences
  • Support continuous development and deployment of Tooling Strategy into what best for Vestas and our planet




  • Solid experience and specific results from larger manufacturing or engineering companies. (KPI's, Reporting structure, daily management etc.)
  • Extensive knowledge from leading and developing a diverse engineering department.
  • Experienced leadership skills, combined with an engineering degree, either Bachelor or Master level is desirable.




  • You are a team-oriented person, securing all deliverables to the highest quality standard
  • You enjoy growing people, and thrive in an organization with many stakeholders and interfaces    
  • You have a hands-on approach, delegating the task to the competent team member
  • You are a skilled technology team builder with prior experience in fostering high-performance cultures                                                                                                                                                  
  • You have experience working with both remote teams
  • You are skilled at communicating in English, both written and spoken



What we offer

We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment with the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions. 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 good technical commitment.



Additional information

Your work location will be at Vestas office at Lem, DK. Up to 30 travel days/year is expected.

Applications are handled on an ongoing basis. Please apply online with your letter of motivation and CV as soon as possible – and no later than 10th October 2021.

If you have specific questions about the position, please contact Kaj Krogsgaard Føhns (Director Blades Tooling) via phone +45 52261331
All inquiries are treated confidentially.

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.

Learn more about Vestas at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels