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Regional Project Manager

Requisition ID:  20112

Indianapolis, IN, US

Work experience:  Management
Type of position:  Full-Time


Vestas Factory

Senior Manager, Site 
US, Portland | Management | Full-Time | ID: 20112

At Vestas, we live our company values of Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity, and Passion. In a dynamic and evolving industry, we change quickly to meet the needs of our customers. Our passion is to preserve the environment through sustainable energy solutions. If this aligns with your values and passion, we want to hear from you!


NA Services / Service Operations / Repair

The Regional Project Manager supervises a portfolio of existing and upcoming projects with a project team of Site/Project Managers to provide operational support for case activation and safe project execution within AME. This is comprised of people management, project management, loss mitigation, efficiency gain, and financial recovery. Examples include: encouraging a safe work environment, field execution, Loss Production Factor (LPF) reduction, and other requests.



  • Hire, develop, mentor, and supervise a team of Site/Project Managers focused on supporting Service and Construction for safe and efficient execution of projects

  • Oversee and support project standards with stakeholders on cases through negotiations and contract creation, securing third-party vendors, and organizing terms and conditions with appropriate stakeholders

  • Ensure site-level safety practices and protocols are implemented on-site in alignment with organizational standards and lessons learned. Set and define safety requirements, enable management to support and direct safety culture on their sites

  • Internally support commercial negotiations in the pricing, capacity planning, and scheduling of major projects

  • Develop, implement, and manage requisite processes and procedures to manage the business including data input management (i.e. MyTime, MyTask, PR/PO, project management, T&M management, LD/Bonus management, Cost Out initiatives, etc.). Ability to fully interpret and navigate Adaptive or all financial reporting tools

  • Develop and implement requisite process improvement projects to improve team productivity

  • Implement and supervise all safety practices and protocols within Vestas’s organizational standards to ensure compliance and optimal safety results with a team that demonstrates safe behaviors

  • Ensure all communication regarding project meets safety and quality standards (avoids rework)

  • Ability to communicate and report out the financial impact of results of inventory and tooling throughout the area

  • Liaise with multiple support functions internally to ensure timely and quality project completion

  • Coordinate communications regarding project with local and global teams

  • Communicate with stakeholders from all levels of the organization in both technical and non-technical terms

  • Align, support and supervise the team members who are responsible to direct the project process and lean on their expertise to reach conclusions regarding the incident.

  • Focus on reducing Loss Production Factor (LPF)

  • Review and understand if processes are working, then make necessary adjustments to support continuous improvement across the organization

  • Willingness to embrace and promote Vestas’ commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging



  • MBA, advanced degree, or equivalent experience required

  • 10 – 15 years of Project Management related experience, PMP is a preference or equivalent experience

  • (understanding construction)

  • 5 – 10 years experience supervising multiple substantial size projects in parallel ($50 – $100 million portfolio)

  • Experience in supervising and maximizing processes & procedures

  • Experience with Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is a preference

  • Technical background, hydraulic or rotating heavy equipment is a preference; knowledge of technical drawings and schematics. Ability to understand and utilize technical language

  • Knowledge and experience with effective safety programs, practices, and procedures and creating a professional safety culture remotely

  • Professional ability to work effectively with workgroups across the organization.

  • Proven ability to build customer relationships and effectively negotiate with customers and contractors to resolve disputes

  • Professional methodical, communication, and management skills with senior leadership, customer service focus in a concise and meaningful manner

  • Previous accountability for budgeting, P&L, and cost management

  • Valid driver's license, passport, and ability to travel (up to 25% if in PDX, up to 35% if outside PDX) as needed to meet business milestones



  • Valid driver's license, passport, and ability to travel as needed to meet business milestones

  • Effective written and oral communication skills; able to express oneself clearly and in technical and non-technical terms in English to senior management and various stakeholders

  • Solve problems methodically; search out relevant information and gauge its importance when making decisions

  • Ability to effectively supervise direct reports and coordinate a team

  • Ability to oversee a portfolio of projects


What we offer

comprehensive benefits plans in the industry. Among the many amenities we offer: Global bonus program, medical; dental; vision; paid time off; 401(k) plan with company match; tuition assistance; HSA (Health Savings Account) with Company Contribution, FSA (Flexible Spending Account), and DCFSA (Dependent Care FSA), Voluntary Benefits (Pet Insurance, Legal Insurance, Accident Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, & more physical, mental, and financial wellness options), Safety Programs (reimbursement for safety shoes and company provided safety glasses)  

It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and individuals with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department. 


Additional Information

This position is located in Portland, Oregon

Vestas requires employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered

CCPA Notice for California Applicants

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 +136 GW of wind turbines in 84 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and +117 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and tap into wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 29,000 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 www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis