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Vestas Factory

Planning Manager - Nordics 
SE, Malmo | Management | Full-Time | ID: 3385

We are looking for a structured and focused leader, with the ability to direct and manage local and remote teams. This role is for someone dynamic, adaptable and able to help guide others in the team through this ever-changing landscape to success in our sustainable and fast growing future. 

SBU NCE > Service > Service Sweden/Finland
Vestas Northern & Central Europe is a Sales Business Unit of Vestas responsible for sales, project construction, and service in Northern Europe. Our service organisation in Sweden and Finland works in a professional and efficient way to secure the operation and maintenance of our customers’ turbines. 

The Planning Manager will be part of a regional team and you will get the responsibility for the planning team in a defined geographical region. You will also be an important part in securing and delivering products and service to meet our customer's expectations for the region and the future beyond this.

Your tasks will primarily be: 

  • Lead the planning team in Sweden and supporting the Team in Finland
  • Analyse requirements and ensure that the service and other work schedules are planned. Allocating and directing resources for unplanned schedules in Sweden and supporting Finland
  • Ensure effective communication of planned activity both internally and externally
  • Create a comprehensive weekly work package of work orders for each service technical team
  • Ensure material availability, ordering additional supplies as required to ensure all materials are available when required
  • Recruitment, development and retention of all employees within your area. Resource planning and logistical issues
  • Ensure work orders are set up for all incoming jobs and contain necessary documentation


  • You have a technical background and experience in planning of technical services or from a logistics or field dispatch related service environment
  • A minimum of 3 years of leadership experiences within a planning field is expected
  • Excellent planning skills and you are numerate and analytical with good problem-solving skills
  • You remain calm under pressure and are able to manage peaks and a heavy workload
  • You have clear and concise verbal and written communication skills both in English as well as the other Scandinavian languages


  • Systematic and organised approach to work
  • Strong bias for action (task oriented)
  • A strong leader with the ability to relate to and motivate people at all levels
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to connect with various stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Able to guide, mentor and develop others in the team from various competency levels

What we offer

This role gives you the opportunity to play a pivotal function in our planning teams, helping to mentor, develop and grow your team members whilst improving the efficiency and business impact of the department for now and for the future of the wider region. 

Additional information
Primary work location is Malmö. There will be some travelling activities involved across the region.


For additional information on the position, please contact Senior Recruiter Martin Whittle on +44(0)7515325141.

You can apply online by clicking on the “Apply Online” button at the top or bottom of this page.

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 101 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 24,600 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at and following us on our social media channels.