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NPI Quality Specialist

Requisition ID:  22541

Travemünde, SH, DE

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time

Vestas Factory

Do you have a quality mindset combined with experience from a manufacturing company? Can you communicate and interact successfully with stakeholders at many different levels of an organization? Then we have an ideal opportunity for you!

Manufacturing & Global Procurement-> Global Manufacturing > NPI Quality
The NPI Quality Department which is part of the Global Manufacturing organization in Vestas, is overall responsible for securing Quality deliverables in NPI (New Product Introduction) Projects. The team, which consists of 5 employees located at different manufacturing sites, supports problem solving and provides input to improvements at Vestas NPI factories while also being responsible for the transfer of knowledge to serial production facilities as well as sharing best business practices and alignment between factories, modules, and regions.

As a NPI Quality Specialist your primary responsibilities are:

  • Drive the Quality deliverables in NPI (New Product Introduction)
  • Drive continuous improvement projects
  • Raise the Quality awareness in the organization
  • Set up cross functional communication in entire value chain
  • Problem solving for non-conformities and follow up actions
  • Transfer of knowledge to different serial production facilities
  • Support the serial production in NPI Factory



  • An engineering degree at bachelor’s or master’s level preferably electrical and mechanical
  • Solid experience working as an engineer/Specialist in a manufacturing company, preferably Generator or Motor production
  • Quality management system knowledge ( ISO 9001, 16949 )
  • Knowledge of Quality Core tools ( APQP, PPAP, FMEA, MSA, QCP, SPC,8D, 6σ, VDA etc. ) 
  • Enterprise software knowledge ( ERP, PLM, PDM, DMS, 8D, MS Office, BI etc. )
  • Project management experience and knowledge is plus ( Prince2, PMP )
  • Fluent in English and German is plus


To succeed in the role, the following competencies are valued:

  • Cross functional communication skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems
  • Data oriented approach in your work
  • Change management skills
  • Technical Knowledge
  • Decision making


What we offer
We offer you an exciting job and the opportunity to be part of a diverse team. This is an interesting chance for professional and personal development, and you will be provided with a great opportunity to set your footprints within an essential area in Vestas and be part of an international team, with a "can-do" attitude.

Additional information
Your primary work location is at our Generator Factory in Travemünde, Germany. 

Travel to other manufacturing sites is required for knowledge transfer.

Applications are handled on an ongoing basis, so please apply online as soon as possible and no later than February 10th 2022. 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 11th of February 2022.
For additional information on the position, please contact Head of NPI Quality, Kemal Dorak at +4527107476

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. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.