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Vestas Factory

Supply Chain Planning Senior Specialist 
AU, Melbourne | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 4839 


You are part of the high-paced, international work environment of Vestas – the global leader in wind energy. Your achievements change the world’s energy mix and help preserve our planet for future generations.

You find opportunity in Vestas’ ambitious goals, to build your career and achieve tangible results within your profession.


In this newly created position, the largest wind turbine company in the world is seeking an individual with an excellent stakeholder and project management skills. In this role, you’ll be responsible for driving process improvement and will be evaluating projects in the pipeline in terms of opportunity costs and direct financial impacts to the portfolio when considering the full end to end value chain as well. You will also create, accept and process inquires related to demand, transport, etc. You’ll be leading project follow ups and meetings to keep alignment and generally keep the organization on the same beat to meet customer demands.


The Supply Chain Planning Specialist is to align plans between manufacturing, transport, construction and sales Australia to enable project sales while minimizing risk in execution. Considering lead time, physically constraints of the supply chain and financial impacts plan. Able to distil options into understandable scenarios where tradeoffs are clearly understood by stake holders and decision makers.


Sales > Global Supply Chain > ASIA Region Supply Chain



  • Coordinate between manufacturing/sales/construction/transport to meet customers' demands while balancing supply chain constraints and maintaining visibility to the financial impacts to Vestas
  • Facilitating regional sales forecast into the global numbers and evaluating projects presented by sales and how these fit with capacity allocations of sourcing and timing, then work alternatives to find acceptable solutions in the best
  • Closely cooperate with the country and sales business unit for all main components on production plans and stock levels
  • Initially responsible for current tasks and accountabilities and look for ways to improve and drive improvement projects
  • Will have to consider financial impacts of plan changes, inventory, cost of cash, transport costs, duties between countries, and price from different factories
  • This role will work on standard, (daily, weekly monthly) reporting and do ad hoc analysis of specific complex issues and track to plan, report on execution and present solutions (optimization). Looking to effect, timing, cash, revenue, transport, ensuring on time delivery at lowest costs and need to consider regional and global implication
  • Project management tracking to ensure stakeholders deliver as per agreement to avoid impact in customer service delivery


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or supply chain or business administration with a combination of relevant work experience
  • Advanced diploma in engineering or supply chain or business administration with a minimum of 2-3 years of relevant work experience



  • 1-3 years of relevant experience; wind industry experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated personal commitment and focus on correct data as well as the ability to focus on details without losing the overall perspective.
  • Strong technical background, understanding and interest, preferably in logistics (supply chain), finance, engineering
  • Ability to understand and analyze complex supply chain related issues including the financial impacts
  • Goal-oriented with a strong drive; demonstrated enthusiasm for taking on responsibility and achieving results independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills, and understanding of different cultures.
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office, ERP / MRP systems (Mapics/SAP preferred)


What we offer

  • Contribute to the Renewable Energy Sector
  • Join the World’s Leading Wind Energy Solutions Provider
  • Excellent Career Development opportunities both Nationally and Globally
  • A workplace that embraces Diversity and Inclusion
  • Flexible workplace arrangements 
  • 13 weeks Paid Primary Carers Leave
  • 3 weeks Paid Secondary Carers Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program


Additional information

  • Primary work location: 312 St Kilda road, Melbourne, 3004
  • You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job


For additional information or to submit your application please use the APPLY button and a member from our recruitment team will contact you.


Vestas is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from those who identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.


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 105 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 24,500 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright 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, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity.

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