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Wind Energy - Site Manager - North Dakota

Requisition ID:  31153
Location(s): 

Ruso, ND, US

Work experience:  Management
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Field Operations

 Vestas Factory

 Management | Full-Time | Field Operations

Harness the power of wind and set sail to your career today. This is your chance to have an impact on the future of clean and sustainable energy with a high-paying, in-demand career at Vestas. By joining Vestas, you will become part of a company that always seeks to deliver best-in-class wind energy solutions and set the pace in the industry to the benefit of the customers and our planet.

 

As Site Manager for Vestas you’ll use your skills and experience to supervise and develop teams that model Vestas values and produce high-level results against key performance indicators and operational goals. Key accountabilities include safety leadership, operational fluidity/achievement, and financial performance. You will be engaged in technical problem solving, handle the site budget, promote operational efficiency, and handle customer accounts and service contracts.

 

Responsibilities

  • Encourage safety culture at the site to improve site safety performance.

  • Develop team of technicians to ensure effective and efficient operation of the wind turbine plant

  • Establish an effective working relationship with the customer to exceed deliverables.

  • Meet budgetary cost targets to deliver service at or below the cost plan target for site service contracts

  • Utilize team to deliver optimal wind turbine performance through quality scheduled maintenance and efficient troubleshooting

 

Qualifications

  • Associates degree or equivalent.

  • Skilled English communications skills (verbal, active listening, written, meeting management, presentation).

  • Solid PC computer skills (MS Office) required; SAP knowledge highly preferred. MS Office - Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • 2-3 years’ experience as project manager, or other management experience in a related service, industrial or manufacturing setting. Demonstrated ability to build and coordinate an ever-growing team / operation.

  • Technical background, hydraulic or rotating heavy equipment preferred; knowledge of technical drawings and schematics preferred. Ability to understand and utilize technical language. Wind turbine service experience is advantageous, but not required.

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

 

Competencies

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability in coaching, mentoring, motivating, and developing employees to achieve a highly aligned, motivated, and engaged team. Effective change and conflict management. Proven decision-making ability with balanced risk taking.

  • Highly motivated, accountability and ownership. Functions effectively in time-sensitive environments of rapid change and conflicting demands. Enjoys multi-tasking.

  • Continuous improvement and quality methodology skills. Effective issue resolution and structured problem solving.

  • Previous budgeting, cost center, and P&L management experience preferred.

  • Experience scheduling, administering, and coordinating projects to achieve productive outcome.

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve Customer Loyalty through effective relationships and demonstration of value differentiation. Solid negotiation and customer service skills.

 

What we offer

We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring and diverse work environment within the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We value initiative, responsibility, involvement and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a significant technical commitment and lots of passion. Vestas is growing and developing, and we want you to grow with us.

  • Attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry

  • Great benefits coverage that includes dental and vision

  • Generous Paid Time Off policies

  • Great 401(k) plan (with employer match)

  • Tuition assistance

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About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We specialize in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than our competitors in the renewable energy arena. We consider ourselves forerunners within the industry, as Vestas continuously aims 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, Vestas has an unmatched history demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, Vestas is 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, and gives 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. 


Nearest Major Market: North Dakota