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Vestas Factory

Supply Chain Planning Specialist 
BR, Sao Paulo | Professional | Full-Time 

Are you ready to build and develop sourcing and supply chain strategy for Vestas Service business?  We have an exciting opportunity for in the Supply Chain department

 

Department.

The Supply Chain Planning Specialist is to align plans between manufacturing, transport, construction and sales LATAM to enable project sales while minimizing risk in execution.  Considering lead time, physically constraints of the supply chain and financial impacts plan.  Able to distil options into understandable scenarios where tradeoffs are clearly understood by stake holders and decision makers. 

 

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinate between manufacturing/sales/construction/transport to meet customers’ demands while balancing supply chain constraints and maintaining visibility to the financial impacts to Vestas
  • Facilitating regional sales forecast into the global numbers
  • Evaluating projects presented by sales and how these fit with capacity allocations of sourcing and timing, then work alternatives to find acceptable solutions in the best interested of the whole of Vestas
  • Evaluate projects in the pipeline in terms of opportunity costs and direct financial impacts to the portfolio when considering the full end to end supply chain
  • Create, accept and process Inquires related to demand, transport, etc.
  • Closely cooperate with the region and sales business unit for all main components on production plans and stock levels
  • Initially responsible for current tasks and accountabilities and look for ways to improve and drive improvement projects.
  • Release projects for production.
  • Will have to consider financial impacts of plan changes, inventory, cost of cash, transport costs, duties between countries, and price from different factories.
  • Maintain and support full transparency across manufacturing and throughout the supply chain.
  • Other tasks as assigned to meet business needs.
  • This role will work on standard, (daily, weekly monthly) reporting and do ad hoc analysis of specific complex issues and track to plan, report on execution and present solutions (optimization).  Looking to effect, timing, cash, TOR, transport, ensuring on time delivery at lowest costs and need to consider regional and global implication.
  • Must communicate with internal stakeholders across SBU, PBU, regional and global, in varying functional areas who are above, below and peer level in a clear concise and professional manner
  • Individual will drive process improvement and lead project follow up, lead meetings to keep alignment and generally keep the organization on the same beat to meet customer demands. 

 

Education, Training and Skills Required:

  • Strong stakeholder management and project management skill are a must
  • Four-year university degree or technical education in engineering, supply chain, business administration or combination of education and experience
  • Certifications – required for role or recommended/preferred
  • 5-8 years of experience as a planner, master planner in a global production organization OR 1-3 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree; wind industry experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated personal commitment and focus on correct data as well as the ability to focus on details without losing the overall perspective.
  • Strong technical background, understanding and interest, preferably in logistics (supply chain), finance, engineering
  • Ability to understand and analyze complex supply chain related issues including the financial impacts
  • Goal-oriented with a strong drive; demonstrated enthusiasm for taking on responsibility and achieving results independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills, and understanding of different cultures.
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office, ERP / MRP systems (Mapics/SAP preferred)

 

Qualifications:

IMPACT:  Individual contributor with major impact on supply chain components and production within region and across functions.  Strategic focus in planning and results with significant effect on stakeholder budgets

KNOWLEDGE:  Demonstrates professional supply chain knowledge at an expert level for Vestas; this role’s regular activities and impact are seen in multiple countries and cultures.

COMMUNICATION: Excellent oral and written communication skills required; ability to build and foster effective relationships with vendors, suppliers, as well as internal manufacturing, logistics, transportation and production stakeholders; interacts with

INNOVATION: Constantly analyzes and evaluates complex processes for continuous improvement and results.

WORKING CONDITIONS: No major exposure to risk or physical injury on the job.  See below to detail of work conditions and physical requirements to perform essential duties of this role

 

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.