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Planning Team Leader UK & Ireland

Requisition ID:  24429

Warrington, D, IE Warrington, Cheshire, GB

Work experience:  Team Leader
Type of position:  Full-Time

Vestas Factory


We are now looking for a Team Leader, for Planning to support our Service operation in UK and Ireland. 
The position will report to the Senior Manager Operations, with responsibility for delivering on our 
planning/scheduling situations within planned timeframes and agreed costs. As Team Leader you will be 
responsible for developing the team to meet the demands of an ever-changing and growing company.


Sales > SBU NCE > Service Region Celtic, UK/Ireland


Operating within the Vestas Northern & Central Europe business unit, we focus exclusively on selling, 
constructing, and operating onshore wind power plants in UK and Ireland. With main offices in Dublin and 
Warrington, Service UK and Ireland is responsible for the service and maintenance of our customers' wind power 
plants in both markets.


Together with our colleagues throughout Vestas, we handle some of the largest operational projects, for 
some of the most complex customers in Europe.

We take pride in our collaborative and open-minded culture and in order to achieve our targets, we offer our 
employees and open working environment where passion and willpower are the daily ingredients to embrace the 
opportunities of our exciting journey.



  • Ensure safety & quality standards and processes are maintained.
  • Deliver forecast and planning with focus on cost and efficiency to support daily operational and turbine performance
  • Team Leader for planning Group across UK & Ireland
  • Ensure your team delivers to set goals and KPIs
  • Ensure your team creates a cost-effective work plan based on agreements and obligations to our customers
  • Optimal utilization and balancing of resources across the business unit in the field
  • Drive compliance to the established process & strategy
  • Develop and improve the planning process.
  • Develop the skills and competencies necessary for the organisation at local level in line with operations strategy.
  • Continually implement change management in line with operations development



  • Experience in leadership and people management
  • Experience in change management, improvement processes such as LEAN and optimization projects
  • Experience working with several different stakeholders at different levels of the organisation
  • Great communication skills - ability to network and build relations
  • Proficiency with the entire Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel
  • Experience with SAP or Sales Force is a distinct advantage



To thrive and develop in this position, you are a positive and motivated person who can secure the daily 
workflow. In addition, we expect you to:

  • Have a good business understanding
  • Be well organized and structured with great time management skills
  • Pay attention to detail and have high focus on quality
  • Be eager to work on continuous improvement and effectively handle changes
  • Have the ability to deal with a growing and high demand environment
  • Demonstrate ability to lead meetings/teams/projects with an organised and methodical approach


What we offer:

Key leadership role within the largest wind turbine service organisation. To be part of the continued growth 
of the company within UK and Ireland.


About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim 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, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are 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. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at 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.