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Vestas Factory

Project Planner 
US, Portland | Professional | Full-Time | ID: 13153
 

Do you enjoy supporting the actions of those on the front lines of construction projects? Do you have experience in planning activities that are happening in the field? Vestas is looking to add a Project Planner to our Construction group supporting the project schedule.  

ABU AME / Construction / Project Planning 
The Project Planner is a critical member of the Vestas Construction department, providing project planning/scheduling and project technical configuration support from the Portland office necessary to enable Project Management Stakeholders to effectively coordinate and implement the construction of wind power plants.

 

Responsibilities 

  • Provide planning, resource loading, progress reporting, updated schedule and cost information and analysis of project trends in schedule, thus enabling management to make informed decisions. 
  • Provide Project Management team with analysis and recommendations to mitigate risks to the project schedule.
  • Support management with recommendations on methods and core processes.
  • Create project execution schedules (design, procurement, delivery, construction) utilizing Primavera P6 scheduling software
  • Update project reporting weekly to inform stakeholders on project status.
  • Support Sales Department with pre-contract proposal schedules and ensure Primavera project schedule milestone dates are synchronized with SAP ERP system.
  • Support Project Management in reviewing project configurations and following up on site-specific configuration changes as directed by Technical Bid Managers.
  • Support site construction activities with updated construction schedules and analysis; integrate project subcontractor schedules into Primavera schedule.
  • Support each project’s construction team with setting up and organizing proprietary software application used by on-site personnel to record site progress.
  • Support roll out of Construction-specific IT systems for profitable implementation.
  • Integrate production and transportation plans into project schedules and identify risks.
  • Submit requests to Supply Chain planning to modify production plans from manufacturing warehouses to support contractual delivery requirements.


Qualifications 

  • High School diploma or GED required.  Associate or Bachelor’s degree is a preference or equivalent experience in Construction Planning or Supply Chain Management.
  • Experience using Primavera scheduling software or equivalent program is a preference
  • Proven ability and experience in planning, logistics, and scheduling.
  • Experience in an engineering, construction or operations environment desired.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced PC computer skills in MS Office (Word, Excel).
  • Knowledge of SAP desired.
  • Microsoft Sharepoint or similar web application platform experience desired

 

 Competencies

  • Ability to work with limited to no supervision. Excellent time management and organizational skills needed to ensure department goals and deliverables are met. 
  • Decision-Making:  Makes recommendations and performs work with limited supervision of Lead Planner.
  • Impact:  Major impact.  Results of this job have an effect on total business results for several months to up to 1 year.
  • Supervisory Authority:  No Supervisory authority.
  • Budget Management:  No budgetary accountability.
  • Interaction:  Regularly interacts with personnel throughout the company.

 

What we offer

As a member of the Vestas team, we offer a competitive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry.  Among the many amenities we offer: healthcare; dental; vision; paid time off (PTO); generous 401(k) plan; tuition assistance; and much more.

 

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

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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 113 GW of wind turbines in 81 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 96 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 25.000 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: Portland Oregon