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Vestas Factory

Road Survey engineer / LATAM 
BR, Sao Paulo | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 2557 

Are your an engineer English/Portuguese bilingual and your talent is to make things happen? Do you prefer to spend your time out of a closed office? Our road survey professionals make possible to move oversize components using the best medium and road, checking critical obstacles and offering the proper solution for every problem. It's a stable position with a regional scope and for sure a perfect opportunity if you want to be a highly specialised transport engineer

Sales > Global Supply Chain > Field Support 
The Transport Department operates regionally and has the full responsibility for the transportation of oversize, heavy-lift and general cargo. This includes budgeting, planning, execution and controlling. The responsibility is the full coordination of deliveries together with the factory, the construction sites, our global vessel team, the nominated transport companies and other relevant stakeholders.
The Transport Department ensures that Vestas' main components get on-time and on-budget to our sites. The continuous dialogue with both internal and external stakeholders in different countries will enable the right candidate to be part of a truly global company.

Responsibilities
To support the project shipment and delivery execution, working with Vestas personnel (Transport, Sales, factories, construction, service and Tech R&D) and external vendors, to ensure that products and materials are handled and shipped in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner, and to assist in the development of methods and documentation to do so.

  • Act as Vestas safety ambassador in the field to ensure safe work methods are adhered to
  • Support the LATAM transport with regular travel to ports, and project sites as needed to evaluate and monitor the proper handling of Vestas components, in all Latin America
  • Evaluate problems and implement solutions for all modes of transportation, supporting in technical feasibility studies, new products, new markets, new ports and new partners
  • Review and develop potential ports, transport companies and delivery routes to give feedback on suitability for transport of Vestas components, to include evaluation of potential vendors associated with this work
  • Become knowledgeable and expert in Vestas components, manuals and technical documentation in order to support the transport organization and make sure that all components can be transport in all countries of LATAM
  • Conduct Training activities related to a safety way of handling and storage Vestas components

Qualifications

  • Associates degree in Engineering and experience related with project cargo or heavy lift or oversize. Knowledge of lifting methods, lashing, storage and rigging equipment
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in MS Office and excellent Portuguese and English (oral and written). Spanish is a plus
  • Knowledge of project-based business
  • Experience with loading and unloading activities at ports and project sites
  • Ability to self-manage as well as coordinate efforts of cross-functional teams
  • Knowledge of domestic Transport legislation

What we offer
We offer an exciting job in a dynamic, international environment. You’ll be working in a fast-growing team which is at the forefront of growth within the wind energy sector. As well as offering a competitive salary and benefits package, we put the emphasis on developing both personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to go the extra mile to achieve results.

Additional information
Vestas is a company that offers equal opportunities and seeks employees who want to work in a multicultural environment and are teamwork oriented.


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 97 GW of wind turbines in 79 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 83 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 24,400 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future. 

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